Posts in category "Hall of Fame"

Minnie Minoso Hall of Fame

Minnie Minoso Hall of Fame
I can’t say I have a deep connection to Minnie Minoso as a White Sox fan.  My father wasn’t a White Sox fan, so I don’t have those stories passed down from generation to generation.  My main memory I have of Minoso is as a Veeck gimmick, getting an at bat in the 1970s and... Read more »

Your 2015 Hall of Fame Righteous Anger Announcement

Your 2015 Hall of Fame Righteous Anger Announcement
“I’m raising the Sanctimony Alert Level to red”  – Keith Law At 1:00 pm CST the new class of the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced.  At 1:01 pm CST the first of  thousands of tweets will be published filled with indignation, anger, and a level of self-righteousness that it will make a big... Read more »

2014 Hall of Fame: Memories of Frank

2014 Hall of Fame: Memories of Frank
The two strongest memories I have of Frank Thomas came late in his career.  The first comes from the 2005 season.  Thomas was struggling all year eventually he would be out for the remainder of the year, missing the post season.  It was a game in July and the White Sox had taken the lead... Read more »
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Steroids and the Hall of Fame. Again.

I once loved cycling, particularly an Italian cyclist named Marco Pantani.  He was tiny, built like a bird, but like a bird he could fly up mountains.  It was awe inspiring to watch him attack an ascent and destroy the competition, a tiny little David among so many Goliaths.  When I was out riding my... Read more »