Hall Of Fame
In his 15th and final year of Hall of Fame eligibility, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris fell short again.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short.
Mirroring his career as one of the sport’s toughest starting pitchers, the case for making Jack Morris a Hall of Famer has grown stronger as the game has gone on.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
One created baseball’s foremost dynasty, one transformed the role of the men in blue, and one notched the first hit in the first professional game.
136 players have hit at least 300 home runs. That’s a fairly distinctive achievement in its own right. Of those 136, only eight have also won nine or more Gold Gloves.
Stan Musial, the Hall of Fame outfielder who spent his entire 22-year career in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform, has died at the age of 92.
No player from the Tigers ’84 World Series team has been elected into the hall of fame but that could change Wednesday.
Mike Modano made his mark long before he and the Minnesota North Stars relocated to Dallas and brought hockey to the Sun Belt.