Baseball Hall Of Fame
Former Phillie Dick Allen fell one vote shy of reaching the Hall of Fame on Monday.
It’s another W for Mo’ne Davis. Sports Illustrated Kids has named the Philadelphia Little League star its Sports Kid of the Year.
As part of the Taney Dragons’ thrilling third-place run in Williamsport, Pa. this past summer, the 13-year-old became the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.
The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.
Pete Rose expects to one day make it to the Hall of Fame.
Mo’ne Davis has donated her LLWS jersey to the Hall of Fame.
The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the LLWS. She will visit the Hall on Thursday with her Little League teammates from Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons and the Anderson Monarchs, her longtime travel team.
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.