THT Daily: The HoF Clears a Seatby THT Staff
January 09, 2008
Gossage elected to Hall of Fame - Goose Gossage becomes the 286th elected member and the fifth reliever. Jim Rice is 16 votes short with one year left. And Dave Concepcion goes to the Veterans Committee. You can get the full results here.
Trends in HoF voting - Baseball Crank looks at the movement in the last six years. Since 2003, the showing for Bert Blyleven has more than doubled. And yet he is still four points behind Andre Dawson.
Life lessons I've learned from watching the Mariners - Maybe some perspective for the HoF candidates who came up short.
De-fanged Rattlers - Jim Callis sizes up Arizona's drawn-down farm system and weighs in on Oakland's recent deals. On a related note, Ken Arneson no longer worries about someone sitting in front of him at the Coliseum.
Examining Loewen more closely - Adam Loewen is "very eager," he's "matured," he's "got real good stuff," but is he healthy?
Top Ten O-Rama - If the writers' strike keeps up, Letterman can always turn to minor-league Top 10 lists.
The Mitchell Report Song - Peter Gammons brings out his inner troubadour.