Baseball Hall of Fame: Three executives deserve enshrinement

Voting is now underway for the 2017 candidates to be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Under rules amended two years ago, players are now considered for 10 years. Those who are not elected pass into the “Era” committees, formerly known as the “Veteran’s Committee”, for future consideration.The current committees include “Today’s Game”, which evaluates … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Fame: Three executives deserve enshrinement

Time for MLB to lift the ban on Pete Rose

Pete Rose with the Phillies in the 1981 season   Philadelphia Phillies fans who were around to enjoy the emergence of the team as a contender in the second half of the 1970′s know the story well. Despite being contenders every season since 1975. Despite three straight National League East Division crowns. Despite franchise record-setting, … Continue reading Time for MLB to lift the ban on Pete Rose