Posts Tagged ‘Baseball Hall of Fame’

Disrespect and Disgrace Apparent in Veteran’s Committee Election of Ron Santo

Monday, December 5th, 2011 by Chuck

It’s finally happened.
Thirty-seven years after playing his last game, Ron Santo is a Hall of Famer.
I’m so disgusted I want to puke.
Not at the result, mind you.
While I’m on record as not being a supporter of Santo’s worthiness, but the process involved, especially the Hall of Fame in general and the Veteran’s Committee in particular.
The [...]

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 by Chuck

The newly revised Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans’ Committee ballot was announced earlier this week and contained the names of a dozen former players, owners, and executives who will be considered for election to the Hall in 2011.
The primary change to the VC process was to break down the history of baseball into three categories; [...]