Baseball Hall of Fame

Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds smiles before he throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Voted Into Bay Area Sports Hall Of Fame; Remains Hopeful For Cooperstown

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.


WASHINGTON - JUNE 04: Randy Johnson #51 of the San Francisco Giants tips his hat to the crowd after winning his 300th career game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Giants won the game 5-1. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Bay Area Native Randy Johnson Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame, Played 2009 Season With Giants

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.”


Manager Tony LaRussa

Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.


Barry Bond Attends San Francisco Giants Camp as a Spring Training Instructor

GameDay: Barry Bonds Returns To The Spotlight, Makes Hall Of Fame Case

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.


Frank Thomas #35 of the Oakland Athletics hits his second home run of the game, a solo shot in the 9th inning, against the Minnesota Twins in Game One of the American League Division Series at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome October 3, 2006 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Athletics defeated the Twins 3-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Oakland Athletic Frank Thomas Elected Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

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.


Manager Tony LaRussa of the Oakland Athletics looks on from the dugout during an MLB game circa 1990 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Newly-Elected Hall Of Famer Tony LaRussa Talks Baseball

Baseball’s latest Hall of Famer, Tony LaRussa, joins KCBS’ morning crew and John Madden for a congratulations on a job well done.


Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles eludes the tackle of safety Glover Quin #27 of the Detroit Lions as he runs for a 40 yard touchdown in the third quarter during a game at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL A Hit In The Snow

Winter-like weather became the talk of the NFL weekend, highlighted by an Eagles-Lions game in the Philadelphia snow.


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KCBS Sports Fans: Revisiting Tony La Russa’s Legacy

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.


(L-R) Second Baseman Jeff Kent #21, First Baseman J.T. Snow #6 and Left Fielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate during game one of the World Series against the Anaheim Angels on October 19, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Giants defeated the Angels 4-3. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Jeff Kent, J.T. Snow Among Several Ex-Giants Joining Hall Of Fame Ballot

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.


San Francisco Giants Victory Parade

Bill King, Duane Kuiper Among Finalists For Ford Frick Award

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.