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With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame.
There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices 2012 menu at the top of the page.
Tune in Saturday, January 7, 2012 as I-70 Baseball Radio will host a panel of writers discussing the Hall Of Fame Ballot in a 2-hour special.
In this article, we take a look at Bernie Williams.
Bernie patrolled center field in the Bronx for sixteen seasons, spending his entire career with the New York Yankees. A young man who made his debut in 1991 and played his final game in 2006, this will be the first year that Bernie appears on the ballot.
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All I can say is thank goodness for the New York Post because if the paper’s latest report is true the 2012 New York Yankees are in for a stellar season.
The feature story in the weekly Pulse pullout titled “It’s Crystal Clear” gives psychics predictions for the upcoming year.
And Yankee fans should be ecstatic if psychic Frank Andrews’s vision stands true:
“I feel that...
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Joe Torre would be the perfect person to run the Dodgers, his longtime lieutenant said on Wednesday.
Hes a great baseball mind who can get the organization back to where it should be, said Larry Bowa, who was a member of Torres coaching staffs with the New York Yankees and Dodgers from 2006 to 2010.
Torre resigned his executive position with Major League Baseball to join Los Angeles...
The Yankees aren’t likely to sign Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima by Friday’s 4pm CDT deadline, one person with knowledge of the situation told Marc Carig of the Star Ledger. The Yankees see Nakajima as a bench player and intend to pay him like a backup, Carig reports on Twitter.
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Now the man with the @bigyankeesfan Twitter handle is back and trying to get in on the next go-round of the MLB Fan Cave...
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The Yankees “desperately” want to add a #2 starter to their rotation according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. And the two leading candidates should be very familiar to Rays fans.
The Yankees desperately seek a No. 2 starter, and fortunately for them, there are still many viable alternatives available on the trade and free agent...