Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball’s home run king and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, whose induction into baseball’s Hall of Fame has been denied by the voting sportswriters, has been elected into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
In an expansive 42-minute news conference marking his election to baseball’s Hall of Fame, Randy Johnson mixed humor, memories and humility in recalling a career he called “a great ride.”
Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Barry Bonds looks like he’d still be a perfect fit in the 5 spot in the batting order. Has he really been away from the game for 7 years? He looks like he could hit 20 with his eyes closed.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and former Oakland Athletic Frank Thomas were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Craig Biggio fell two votes short and tainted stars of the Steroids Era remained far behind.
Baseball’s latest Hall of Famer, Tony LaRussa, joins KCBS’ morning crew and John Madden for a congratulations on a job well done.
Winter-like weather became the talk of the NFL weekend, highlighted by an Eagles-Lions game in the Philadelphia snow.
The whole notion of “going out on top” sounds good, but it doesn’t happen often enough. Too many athletes, coaches, and managers stick around hoping for one more trip to the top of the hill–one that seldom comes.
Former San Francisco Giant MVP Jeff Kent and fan favorite J.T. Snow are among 19 newcomers to be listed on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
The late A’s announcer Bill King and SF Giants announcer Duane Kuiper were among the top picks in online voting by fans for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s broadcasting award.