Hall of Fame

No players elected for 1st time since 1996

A winning candidate did not emerge from the Hall of Fame balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and verified by Ernst & Young. There were 569 ballots cast, the third highest total in the history of the voting, but none of the 37 candidates in the 2013…


Longtime Reds shortstop Barry Larkin elected to Hall of Fame

Barry Larkin, a 12-time All-Star, nine-time Silver Slugger and three-time Gold Glove winning shortstop, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young. Larkin, 47, will be inducted into the Hall July 22 at the Clark…


Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to Hall of Fame

Roberto Alomar, a 12-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winning second baseman, and Bert Blyleven, a 287-game winning pitcher who ranks fifth on the all-time strikeout list, were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young….


Andre Dawson elected to Hall of Fame as 2 others barely miss

Andre Dawson, a five-tool player who won eight Gold Glove and four Silver Slugger Awards in a career spanning 21 seasons with the Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and Florida Marlins, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in…


First and last chance: Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice elected to Hall of Fame

Rickey Henderson, baseball’s all-time stolen bases and runs scored leader, and power-hitting outfielder Jim Rice were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young. They will be inducted into the Hall July 26 at the Clark…


Bruce Sutter elected to Hall of Fame

Bruce Sutter, who revolutionized the split-fingered fastball and was among the first of the closing relief pitcher specialists, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Jan. 10 by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young. He will be inducted into the Hall…


Ryne Sandberg, Wade Boggs elected to Hall of Fame

Wade Boggs, winner of five American League batting titles, and Ryne Sandberg, winner of nine National League Gold Glove Awards, shared the ultimate prize Tuesday in being elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in voting verified by Ernst & Young. They…