Former commissioner Bud Selig and Braves GM John Schuerholz are headed to the Hall of Fame

One of the most polarizing men in baseball history, former commissioner Bud Selig, is heading to Cooperstown. Selig and former Royals and Braves GM John Schuerholz were both elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the Today’s Game Committee. Just announced on #MLBTonight - John Schuerholz and Bud Selig have been elected to the #HOF Class of 2017!
Via The Comeback
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Today’s Game Hall of Fame candidates: Harold Baines

Baines played for 22 years but few of those years were truly great.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
November 30, 2016

Baines a Hall hopeful on Today's Game Era ballot

One of the signature moments in White Sox history speaks volumes about what made Harold Baines so great. So exceptional, in fact, that he is currently being considered for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame via the Today's Game Era ballot, the results of which will be announced at Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings on Monday, Dec. 5.
November 22, 2016

The “Eras Committee” Hall of Fame Candidates

Every year, the Hall of Fame ballot and subsequent results general considerable attention — as they probably should. The writers have the first opportunity to decide who will enter the Hall, and they generally admit the best players. But the BBWAA alone doesn’t have a say. Of the 247 players enshrined in the Hall of Fame, the writers have selected only 116 in the traditional...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: 9th Annual Double Duty Classic Forum

CSN's Kip Lewis moderates the 2016 Double Duty Classic Forum held at US Cellular Field as Kenny Williams, Harold Baines, Damion Thomas and Tyrone Brooks speak to elite inner-city baseball players from around the country
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July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player with a retired number on the Chicago White Sox

11 players in Chicago White Sox history have been honored with a retired number. Can you name all of these Southside MLB greats?
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: August 27, 1999

The Indians take out some insurance, picking up DH Harold Baines from the Orioles for pitcher Juan Aracena and a player to be named. Baines would appear in 28 games hitting .271 with a homer and 22 runs batted in.
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

OTD: Harold Baines Final Blast Off

Harold Baines hit is 384th career home run 14 years ago, which turned out to be his final one. Luckily for Chicago fans it came in a White Sox uniform. The first pick of the 1977 amateur draft, Baines was a great hitter for the Chicago White Sox and gave them 14 of his 22 years in baseball, including his final one in 2001. The left-handed hitter had his number 3 retired in 1989...
Via Sports Mockery
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 30, 1989

1989: The Royals collected seven singles in a five-run third inning, and cruised to a 6-3 win over the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago.The White Sox actually grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Royals starter Charlie Leibrandt. With one out, Fred Manrique singled. Harold Baines doubled to drive in the first run, and one out later, Carlton Fisk singled to score Baines...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History: April 2, 1998

1998: Baltimore scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a comeback, walkoff 4-3 win over the Royals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Jeff Montgomery  surrendered a home run to Harold Baines leading off the ninth, cutting Kansas City’s lead to 3-1. One out later, Montgomery walked Cal Ripken. He retired B.J. Surhoff on a fly ball to left, but could not get the third out...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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