For the first time since 1996, no one has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio was 39 votes short of selection. He "killer Bs" longtime teammate Jeff Bagwell obviously fell well short too. So did Tim Raines, Mike Piazza and Don Mattingly. Ok, it was a weak class for the first ballot. … [Read more...] about No one elected to Baseball Hall of Fame, first time since 1996
A shout, a moan, a cheer and a heel-click all help explain why Cubs fans fell in love with Ron Santo. People of all ages, be it 7 or 87, love and admire Ronnie. Everyone appreciates him in their respective ways because he was a part of this team for 50 years in different capacities. Ernie Banks might be known as Mr. Cub, but Ron Santo was the franchise. He was the … [Read more...] about Ron Santo, the Chicago Cub, forever
By Jake McCormick Sammy Sosa and Brett Favre have more in common than you think. Both road drugs through their highest peaks of success, and enjoyed unanimous admiration by their respective leagues and fans while building themselves into living legends. But in the words of Harvey Dent, they lived long enough to see themselves become the villain. Everyone knows of the … [Read more...] about Is Sammy Sosa Hall of Fame worthy?