Topic: Baseball Hall of Fame

Schapiro ’19: In the baseball’s hall: heroes or history?

Sports

Schapiro ’19: In the baseball’s hall: heroes or history?

January 25, 2019 0 comments

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America released its Hall of Fame balloting results earlier this week, and the vote did the institution proud. Four players were inducted, all of whom were deserving; it was, in essence, a nice, happy Hall of Fame class. But beneath the bubbly exterior, there are […]

Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

Sports

Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

October 4, 2018 0 comments

I was in New York last weekend to see David Wright’s last game as an active player. Wright played third base for the New York Mets, and has done so since 2004; at the end of the 2018 season, he played his last game, brought down by a deadly combination of back and shoulder injuries.

Columns, Sports

Schapiro ’19: BBWAA Does Half Its Job

January 27, 2017 0 comments

Back in December, I predicted that the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, when it released the results of its Hall of Fame voting