Some Hall of Fame candidates are no-doubt picks, cruising into Cooperstown on the first ballot. Other cases aren't so simple, requiring years of debate, hand-wringing, and consternation, as supporters try to change minds, and doubters dig in their heels. Sometimes progress is incremental, and sometimes it comes all at once.
Every first-ballot Hall of Famer in MLB history
Daniel Kramer, Chad Thornburg and Do-Hyoung Park
November 16, 2020
Among the tens of thousands of players, managers, owners, executives and other personnel that have made their marks on baseball, only a select 329 are enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, 232 of them players. And among that elite group, 57 players have been granted an even more
KANSAS CITY -- Just the thought of being on the ballot for the prestigious J.G. Taylor Spink Award is worth it for longtime baseball writer Dick Kaegel.
Kaegel, who covered baseball for more than 50 years for The Sporting News, the Kansas City Star and MLB.com, among other organizations, is
8 broadcasters up for Hall's Frick Award
Buck, Michaels, Shulman among National Voices finalists
Joe Buck, Al Michaels and Dan Shulman headline this year’s list of finalists for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award, the most prestigious award given out for excellence in baseball broadcasting.
The eight finalists for the 2021 Frick Award consist of candidates from the National Voices