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HOF Case: Mariano Rivera

Logan Whaley | January 21st, 2019

Not much can be said about Mariano Rivera that has not been said already. The iconic closer, who pitched 19 seasons for the New York Yankees, finds himself on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. For Rivera, it is clear he will be getting the call. The question remains: How close to a unanimous selection will Rivera be when Cooperstown comes knocking? Continue reading

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HOF Case – Curt Schilling

Logan Whaley | January 3rd, 2019

As Hall of Fame votes continue to come out, Curt Schilling is next on our list. The former All-Star starting pitcher enjoyed an illustrious 20-year career between five different big league clubs. Looking at his seventh year on the ballot, how does Schilling stack up against the greats and what are his chances?

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HOF Case – Roy Halladay

Logan Whaley | December 10th, 2018

As Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voting is underway, Roy Halladay finds his name listed as eligible for the first time. Halladay will be voted on posthumously after tragically losing his life a little over a year ago in a single-engine airplane crash. How does Halladay stack up to the rest of the list? Continue reading

HOF Case – Roger Clemens

Logan Whaley | November 24th, 2018

Heading into his sixth year of eligibility, Roger Clemens seems destined to get the call. Sitting at a respectable 57.3% of the vote, Clemens is among a prestigious group of ballplayers who look to cement their legacy on baseball’s grandest stage. The question remains: Is this the year Roger Clemens wears the gold jacket? Continue reading

HOF Case – Larry Walker

Logan Whaley | November 17th, 2018

Number 33, Larrrryyyy Walkerrrrrrr.”

It is difficult to be a fan of Major League Baseball and not know the name, Larry Walker. If you talk to the Colorado faithful about the name, it is an aspect of Denver sports legend. The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame nominee list includes Walker for the ninth time. It means because of the reduction in eligibility, from 15 years to 10 years, Walker has only two total attempts to be inducted. Will his chances continue to grow this year?

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