Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due

For far too long, the Baseball Hall of Fame voters of the BBWAA have not given the position of closer the appropriate respect that it deserves.There are 312 individuals: players, managers, executives and umpires currently enshrined as baseball’s immortals.Only five pitchers who were primarily relievers during their careers are currently inducted into the Baseball Hall of … Continue reading Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due

Baseball Hall of Fame announces voting rules change

HOF reduces time for players on election ballotThe Baseball Hall of Fame this morning has announced a major rules change. Newly retiring players will remain on the BBWAA ballot and under consideration for enshrinement for just 10 years, down from the 15 years previously considered and voted upon.  This could impact chances of players like former … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Fame announces voting rules change