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(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
Tribune staff reporterAs has been said, justice delayed is justice denied, and it is unlikely Ron Santo, the All-Star Cubs third baseman, will get his due this week. Later, but not now. This is his 15th and final year on the Baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot, and unless...
Tags: All Stars, Politics, Referenda, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth
Cal Ripken's first major-league hit came against Dennis Lamp of the Chicago White Sox on Aug. 16, 1981. His last hit came against Frank Castillo of the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Oct. 5, 2001. Ripken finished his career with 3,184...
Tribune staff reporterCarlos Zambrano tried to choose his words carefully Saturday at Wrigley Field, but he couldn't help but wonder what might have happened if Roger Clemens hadn't been the opposing pitcher. The Cubs dropped another one-run game in a 7-6 loss to Houston...
Tribune staff reporterThis is one time when the absence of a superstar is welcome. For each of the last three years, only one player has been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Reggie Jackson walked alone to the hallowed ground in 1993,...
Tags: Boston Red Sox, Referenda, Mike Schmidt, Reggie Jackson, Death
Sun StaffOne of the most enduring moments in Orioles history occurred in 1982 -- after the final out of the season. That year, the Orioles waited until Aug. 20 to initiate a pennant drive that went down to the last day. It was the year Earl Weaver closed out 14...
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