The Annual Conundrum about Whether to Vote for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens

After two years of significant gains, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have stalled in their long journey towards Cooperstown plaques. The honor of voting for the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an annual ritual for over 400 members of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). It’s an […]

Mike Mussina: Cooperstown Beckoning Soon

Mike Mussina was durable and consistent starting pitcher, winning 270 career games in the rugged American League East. Of the nine starting pitchers with a career winning percentage better than Moose’s .638 mark, all but Roger Clemens and not-yet-eligible Roy Halladay are in Cooperstown. And, whatever you think about WAR (Wins Above Replacement), when yours is the […]

Forget Twitter: Curt Schilling belongs in the Hall of Fame

More than at any time in its history, today’s Hall of Fame voting is polarized on the basis of morality. No longer are the debates about who deserves a plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum strictly about the merits of each player’s performance on the diamond. The extra question is whether […]