Tag: Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling on August 3, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sports Writer Gives Up Hall of Fame Vote to Avoid Voting for Conservative Curt Schilling

As a sports writer, NY Sports Day scribe Wallace Matthews has for years held the honor of a voter for inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He’s voted for drug users, players accused of crimes, and players with abrasive personalities, but now, faced with a vote for Curt Schilling, Matthews finds voting for a conservative a step too far.

Craig Biggio

One of Houston Astros ‘Killer Bs’ Inducted Into Hall of Fame

This weekend the Houston Astros’ great, Craig Biggio, 5 foot 11, 185 pounds, number 44, was inducted into the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. He was elected with 82.7% of voters in his third run. Biggio was one of the famous “Killer Bs” of the Houston Astros.

Craig Biggio,Randy Johnson,Pedro Martinez,John Smoltz

Did Hall of Fame Induction Include Toughest Pitcher to Beat?

When Babe Ruth stood on the mound for the Boston Red Sox from 1915-17, he went 65-33, a mark topped only by a couple of dozen pitchers in the 100 years since. All three pitchers inducted to the Hall of Fame Sunday – along with my favorite player Craig Biggio – enjoyed even better marks.