Bob Costas and Sheldon Ocker win 2018 Ford C. Frick and J.G. Taylor Spink

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At the Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on Monday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced their 2018 media award winners; the longtime face of NBC Sports Bob Costas was named the broadcasting Ford C. Frick Award winner, and longtime Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal reporter, covering the Cleveland Indians, Sheldon Ocker was named the writers J.G. Taylor Spink […] READ MORE


Making the Case: Larry Walker and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players return to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Today, we look at the career of outfielder Larry Walker. Before there was Joey Votto there was Larry Walker. When […] READ MORE


Making the case: Johan Santana and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players return to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Today, we look at the career of pitcher Johan Santana. Many compared Santana to Los Angeles Dodgers legend Sandy Koufax […] READ MORE


Making The Case: Jim Thome and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players are returning to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Jim Thome started his baseball career at third-base before moving to first base. Thome is very deserving of […] READ MORE


Making The Case: Scott Rolen and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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The Hall of Fame class of 2018 is stocked full with players deserving to have their career enshrined on a plaque in Cooperstown. There are 33 candidates, including 19 players new to the ballot. One of the first ballot stars is third baseman Scott Rolen, and he is deserving of an induction into the halls […] READ MORE