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Hall of Fame inductees due today

Social media will explode later today when the next class for induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame is announced, as voters decide whether players in the Steroid Era should be rewarded for their exploits. On the ballot for the first time are some of baseball’s biggest stars of the Steroid Era, including Barry […]

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In memoriam: Lee MacPhail

Lee MacPhail, who had a huge impact on the game of baseball as a front-office executive and president of the American League, passed away last Thursday. He was 95. MacPhail began his baseball career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1940s and then moved to the New York Yankees, joining his father, Larry MacPhail, in […]

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Lasorda hospitalized after heart attack

Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is hospitalized in New York after suffering what the team called a “mild” heart attack while attending the 2012 amateur draft. The 84-year-old Hall of Famer is recovering in stable condition at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Doctors inserted a stent to correct a blocked artery in Lasorda’s […]

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Doubleday Field / Cooperstown Hawkeyes

It is a relic of the myths surrounding the origins of America’s Pastime, a quaint village ballpark that for many years hosted a major-league exhibition game due to its proximity to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Still, Doubleday Field in downtown Cooperstown is a charming little ballpark that plays host to high-school, college and […]

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