LEADING OFF: Big Papi takes center stage at Hall inductionsJuly 24, 2022 GMT
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
LEADING OFF: Big Papi takes center stage at Hall inductionsJuly 23, 2022 GMT
A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday:
Big Papi admits to being a little floppy on induction speechJuly 11, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz made a Hall of Fame career out of staring down pitchers with the game on the line.
Looking out at the Cooperstown crowd for his induction speech — that’s a whole different story.
Twins to retire number for Hall of Fame-elected KaatJanuary 12, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins will retire the uniform number of former pitcher Jim Kaat, who was recently elected to the Hall of Fame.
The Twins announced Wednesday that they'll add Kaat's 36 to their wall of retired numbers during a pregame ceremony at Target Field on July 16.
O’Neil, Miñoso, Hodges, Kaat, Oliva, Fowler get baseball HOFDecember 6, 2021 GMT
Buck O'Neil never uttered a single word of bitterness or regret about not being elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Till the end, he urged those who loved and rooted for him to do the same.
Now, long after a near miss that left many wondering if he'd ever make it, they can rejoice.
Carew, Jenkins, Schmidt, Smith on Hall of Fame committeeNovember 29, 2021 GMT
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Rod Carew, Fergie Jenkins, Mike Schmidt and Ozzie Smith are among the 16 voters on the Hall of Fame's Golden Days Era Committee.
Former Commissioner Bud Selig, former Atlanta general manger John Schuerholz and retired manager Joe Torre — all three also in the Hall — are also among the voters scheduled to meet Sunday in Orlando, Florida, to consider candidates whose primary contributions were from 1950-69.
Hodges, Maris, Miñoso on Hall of Fame committee ballotNovember 5, 2021 GMT
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Gil Hodges, Roger Maris and Minnie Miñoso are among 10 men on the ballot of the Golden Days Era committee for baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Jim Kaat, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce and Maury Wills also are on the ballot along with former Pittsburgh manager Danny Murtaugh, the Hall said Friday.
AL batting champion Gurriel lifts Astros over A’s 7-6October 3, 2021 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — AL batting champion Yuli Gurriel hit a winning RBI single in the ninth inning, and the AL West champion Houston Astros headed to the postseason with a 7-6 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.