Gammons Notes: The Hall of Fame Voting Process, Yankee shortstops, Red Sox and more

Sometimes the rhetoric gets pretty heated, to the point where honest opinion is demeaned; I had someone rail at me on twitter about Alan Trammell v. Lou Whitaker. Someone who clearly never saw them play regularly, did not discuss them with teammates and opponents and knew only what the screen blinked, as if baseball players […]

Peter Gammons: The Colorado Conundrum

Some of us go into Hall of Fame Tuesday hoping that at least a half-dozen players are voted into Cooperstown, beginning with Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Mike Mussina and John Smoltz on down the line. This has been a month when there has been a great deal of thought given to the process, partly because […]

Peter Gammons: History awaits the 2015 Hall of Fame class

By Tuesday afternoon, we will know watching MLB Network that Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson are Hall of Famers, and who else did and did not get the 75 per cent necessary for election, and it will be history. From Tuesday until the celebration in Cooperstown the last week in July, the inductees will bask […]

MLB Video Highlights: Hall of Fame Induction Special

Hall of Fame Induction highlights… Funny stories from Hall of Fame speeches… Tony La Russa’s extended Hall of Fame Speech… Frank Thomas Part I… Frank Thomas Part II… Joe Torre’s Hall of Fame Speech… Bobby Cox… Tom Glavine… Greg Maddux… Eric Nadel accepts the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting… Joe Garagiola Sr. recieves the […]

The US Mint issuing HOF commemorative coins

At 12 noon ET today, the U.S. Mint will release its first ever curved coins in gold, silver and clad to celebrate the National Baseball Hall of Fame and its diamond anniversary. The National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative $5 gold, $1 silver, and one-half dollar clad coins will have a shape such that the […]