Baseball Hall Of Fame
A group backing Allen for the Hall of Fame kicked off their effort Friday at Ashburn Field at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. The group has prepared a 55-page presentation aimed at convincing baseball’s Golden Era Committee that the 1964 Rookie of the Year and ’72 MVP belongs in the Hall.
No Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens in the Hall of Fame this year.
A fifth person has come forward to say that she was abused as a child by Hall of Fame columnist Bill Conlin, according to a story on the Philadelphia Inquirer’s website.
You can almost envision him standing there in his catcher’s gear behind home plate, a large, thick torso, with vice-grip hands and an imposing glare.
Former Phillies General Manager Pat Gillick was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Brad Lidge has not pitched for the Phillies all season because of shoulder issues.
Baseball is in high gear in our region, and so is Bill White, a baseball pioneer.
Haverford College, home to the only varsity cricket team in the United States, is hoping to draw attention to a sport unfamiliar to many in this country.