The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


JACK MORRIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jack Morris: 'I'm tired of getting scrutinized'

Is it safe to talk about Jack Morris again? A couple of weeks ago the former pitcher concluded his stint on the Hall of Fame ballot, falling just short (again) of the 75% needed to be enshrined in Cooperstown.  Meaning, quite simply, we're done talking Morris until he hits the Veterans Committee ballot in a few years, right?  Probably. That is until someone asks Morris about...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Kelly on Jack Morris: 'He's a Hall of Famer'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Tom Kelly didn't expect Jack Morris would get the votes needed to earn a trip to Cooperstown, but that didn't make it any easier to swallow for Morris' former manager. "I'm very disappointed," said Kelly, who managed Morris during the pitcher's only season with the Minnesota Twins in 1991. "He was great to have on the ball club. Every five days was a real treat to...
Via Fox Sports North
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Twin Jack Morris denied Hall of Fame entry for 15th time

For the 15th and final time by the writers, former Twins pitcher Jack Morris was denied entry into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Morris received 61.5 percent of votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America, down from 67.7 percent in 2013. Players need 75 percent of the votes in order to be inducted. Three players were inducted into this year's Hall of Fame class:...
Via Fox Sports North
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Last shot: Will Hall call Jack Morris after 14 rejections?

Mirroring his career as one of the sport's toughest starting pitchers, the case for making Jack Morris a Hall of Famer has grown stronger as the game has gone on. To leave this metaphorical mound with one more victory, though, Morris needs a furious late rally behind him. The results will be announced on Wednesday. ''The trend has been that when you get to that point, there's that...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Last chance: Will Hall call include Jack Morris?

Mirroring his career as one of the sport's toughest starting pitchers, the case for making Jack Morris a Hall of Famer has grown stronger as the game has gone on. To leave this metaphorical mound with one more victory, though, Morris needs a furious late rally behind him. The results will be announced on Wednesday. ''The trend has been that when you get to that point, there's that...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lou Whitaker doesn’t seem too impressed by Jack Morris’ Hall of Fame candidacy (AUDIO)

This coming Wednesday the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the 2014 class with plenty of focus on former Tigers, Twins and Blue Jays pitcher Jack Morris. The focus lies there for many fans and writers (including those in Detroit) since this is Morris’ last shot at Cooperstown via the traditional ballot (he could be selected via the Veterans Committee in 2016). Currently a former...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lou Whitaker doesn't support Jack Morris for the Hall of Fame

A lot of the drama has been sucked out of Wednesday's announcement of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class. We know with some degree of certainty that Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine will be elected, and we're pretty confident Frank Thomas will be joining them. The biggest questions surround the players in that 60-75% range and whether or not they'll earn election this year - Craig Biggio...
Via The Outside Corner
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Last chance for Jack Morris on Hall of Fame ballot

DETROIT -- The final countdown has made its way to Jack Morris' doorstep. This is his last year on the Hall of Fame ballot voted upon by long-time members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Players have 15 years to get in, and the ace of the 1984 World Series champion Tigers has reached the limit. I thought he was going to clear the 75-percent vote threshold required...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lou Whitaker: Jack Morris "Was No Better" Than Me

It's that time of year, gang, time to complain about Jack Morris and his Hall of Fame credentials...or lack thereof. The latest to pile on?  Lou Whitaker. Recently, the former All-Star second baseman was asked about Morris and his response, well, suffice it to say...the 254-game winner won't be inviting his old Detroit Tigers teammate over to dinner anytime soon. "Jack...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Does every World Series champion have a Hall of Famer?

Last weekend, I saw an interesting article in colleague Mike Petriello’s Twitter timeline. It was from retired Detroit News sportswriter/columnist Jerry Green, who was — for the 15th and final time — advocating for Jack Morris‘ Hall of Fame candidacy. Without getting into a line-by-line critique of the article, there were several things in the […]
Via Fangraphs
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Kelly drops hint about ND offense

John Madden: Last SB play will 'torment' Carroll

Eight biggest surprises of the MLB season

Bryan Price ejected before first pitch

Vin Scully narrates marriage proposal

Pats fan's obituary defends Brady

Marlins players skip own charity event

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

Jim Kelly: No doubt Tom Brady cheated

Post-combine NBA Draft big board: Top 30

Ex-players sue NFL for conspiring to push painkillers

Astros surprising, but can get better with Correa

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.