Posts Tagged ‘Hall of Fame’

Farewell, “Mr. Cub”, Ernie Banks

Farewell, “Mr. Cub”, Ernie Banks Mr. Ernie Banks, Hall of Fame shortstop and first baseman for the Cubs has passed away at the age of 83.  Banks, known as “Mr. Cub”, was an excellent ambassador for the game of baseball, who was always full of optimism and […]

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New Babe Ruth Footage Found: 1934 Japanese Barnstorming Tour

Recently, the Baseball Hall of Fame uncovered a rare and cool piece of baseball history – a home movie from Jimmie Foxx capturing parts of the 1934 Barnstorming Tour of Japan that included Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Charlie Gehringer, Connie Mack among others. The 1934 tour was […]

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Tony Gwynn – A Baseball Great Has Passed

Sadly, Baseball has lost one of its best today. Hall of Famer and long-time San Diego Padre, Tony Gwynn, has passed away from salivary gland cancer. In his 20-year career – all with the Padres – Gwynn had 3,141 hits and a .338 career batting average, as […]

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Babe Ruth’s Hall of Fame Plaque on Tour

Babe Ruth’s Hall of Fame Plaque on Tour For those that live in the New York area but haven’t had the chance to make the out-of-the-way trek to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, here is an excellent chance to see a piece of baseball history. The […]

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Newest Members to the Hall of Fame

Newest Members to the Hall of Fame 2014 is already shaping up to be an excellent class of the Hall of Fame! This past week, the Expansion Era Committee elected the newest inductees, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa – some of the best managers baseball […]

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A Sad Day For Baseball: Another Great Passes

Earlier today, Babe Ruth Central wrote about the passing of Hall of Famer and Baltimore Oriole manager, Earl Weaver. Tonight, BRC is sad to announce the loss of another Hall of Famer, Cardinal great, Stan “The Man” Musial. Musial spent his entire 22-year career ((1941-1963) with St […]

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An Interesting Year for the Baseball Hall of the Fame

It looks like there will be no living inductees to recognize at the Hall of Fame Inductions in 2013. This year, no player received at least a 75% vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America in order to achieve that final, ultimate feather in the baseball […]

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