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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.

07/27/2014

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.

03/10/2014

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.

01/08/2014

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.

12/10/2013

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.

12/09/2013

(Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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.

12/09/2013

(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.

11/27/2013

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.

10/02/2013

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a double against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on April 22, 2013 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Do Punters And Designated Hitters Belong In Halls Of Fame?

David Ortiz led the Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the Mariners Wednesday night, becoming baseball’s all time leader in hits as a designated hitter. Are Ortiz’ accomplishments enough to get him in the Hall of Fame, where there are no designated hitters?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2013

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‘Casey At The Bat’ Poem, 1st Published in SF, Turns 125

Lawrence Thayer’s “Casey at the Bat” was first published 125 years ago this week in the San Francisco Examiner newspaper.

06/04/2013

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