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Post archive for ‘Baseball Hall of Fame’

Help United Way While Helping Yourself to Cardinals Baseball

Hall of Fame induction, Chris Carpenter bobbleheads and special-price tickets make August 15-16 a great time to head to Busch Stadium for St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum grand opening

Brian Walton’s first-hand photo gallery of a very important event in St. Louis on Monday.

The Hall of Fame is not up for taking a stand

The National Baseball Hall of Fame has not stepped forward when tough decisions needed to be made.

TCN blog 2013 top story #6: La Russa’s unanimous Hall selection

16-year, now-retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Tony La Russa, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

La Russa’s age accelerates his Hall chances

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will appear on his first Hall of Fame ballot next month.

Baseball Hall of Fame to partially recognize scouts

A new scouting exhibit planned for Cooperstown is a nice step, but more should be done.

Don’t blame the BBWAA or the Hall for the steroid era

Baseball writers and the Hall of Fame itself take the heat for a problem that was not of their own making. MLB needs to step in and demonstrate leadership in dealing with the legacies of players from the steroid era.

Cardinals Breadon, Marion fall far short of Hall of Fame

Two prominent St. Louis Cardinals figures from the last Century were not elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in voting results announced Monday.

Ex-Cardinals greats Marion and Breadon on Hall of Fame ballot

A former owner and shortstop behind some very successful St. Louis Cardinals clubs of the past will soon receive another chance at induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

MLB needs to show its Hall of Fame inductions more respect

Why does Major League Baseball continue to schedule games during their own Hall of Fame induction ceremonies?

Red, Whitey and Tony to appear in Cooperstown Saturday

Hall of Famers Red Schoendienst and Whitey Herzog plus Tony La Russa to appear at Saturday Hall of Fame Awards Presentation.

Red, Whitey, TLR to be honored in Cooperstown

Title-winning St. Louis Cardinals managers Red Schoendienst, Whitey Herzog and Tony La Russa will be honored together at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 21.

The Steroids Era Hall of Fame Matrix

An approach to frame consideration of steroids era players for the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Some Hall voters lash out at others, peers

Some baseball writers criticize their award-voting peers while others attack those who critique them.

Why McGwire’s Hall of Fame vote total dropped

Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire is losing ground in his Hall of Fame candidacy.

The Cardinal Nation Blog top stories of 2010 #12: Herzog to the Hall

Whitey Herzog entered Baseball’s Hall of Fame and his number was retired by the St. Louis Cardinals in July.

Cardinals and the 2011 Hall of Fame vote

Considering the candidacies of four former St. Louis Cardinals on the 2011 Hall of Fame ballot.