Peter Gammons: The Hall of Fame ballot

The 2005 Induction ceremony was over, and inductees, friends, guests and well-wishers were winding back to the Otesaga Hotel. Outside the entrance, Bud Selig was on his cell phone, his voice raised in what obviously was a heated discussion. We later learned that Selig was in a discussion about a … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: Curt Schilling Hall of Fame conversation

When the ballot arrives from the Hall of Fame, it gets posted on a board in my office. It is a ballot that is exceedingly serious to many of us, one that over the years has seen my signature attached to regrets, well-intentioned errors in judgement. It has become one of those decisions that goes … [Read More...]

Peter Gammons: For those with trader’s remorse

We are so familiar with prospects we were stunned when Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez went in a trade for Adam Eaton. Never mind that one hybrid scouting and analytics general manager referred to Eaton as “one of the 15 best players in the game” and my personal fondness for Eaton’s game likeness … [Read More...]

Jamey Newberg: Pudge.

“He said he wanted to be a Texas Ranger his whole career and he wanted to see if he could work out a deal.  That really meant a lot to me, and I think it meant a lot to this franchise.” That’s what Rangers President Tom Schieffer told a national reporter on August 1, 1997, the day after Pudge … [Read More...]

Newberg: Tyson Ross, and rarity.

The Rangers agreed to terms on a pillow contract with Ian Desmond last year on February 29, the rarest of dates, and both the team and the player reaped rich rewards. Friday the 13th is somewhat less of a calendar anomaly than Leap Day, but then again Tyson Ross doesn’t need to have the kind of … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons joins MLB Tonight

Peter Gammons discusses the college scholarship program he helps spearhead and how the city of Boston plans to honor him on January 9... … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons on potential HOF Class of 2017

Peter joins Christopher Russo on MLB Network's High Heat to discuss the potential Hall of Fame class of 2017 … [Read More...]

Video: Peter Gammons on Bautista, Astros, and the HOF ballot

Peter Gammons joins Hot Stove on MLB Network to discuss the market for Jose Bautista, the Astros rotation, and his Hall of Fame ballot and much more... … [Read More...]