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Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove with Mike Lalor

NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees acquire LHP Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor league players. On Monday, the Yankees surprisingly traded for the hard throwing Cincinnati closer in exchange for 3B Eric Jagielo, RHP Rookie Davis, RHP Caleb Cotham, and 2B Tony Renda.  Chapman, 27, is being investigated by MLB under its new domestic violence policy following an ... Read More »

National Baseball Hall of Fame: BBWAA almost gets it right

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Baseball Writers’ Association of America continued to serve as the moral police on Tuesday. First of all, congratulations to the newest electees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as pitchers Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz, all got in on their first time on the ballot, while Craig ... Read More »

Happy Birthday, Cooperstown

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – It’s been 75 years since Cooperstown, New York, opened its doors to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The small little town in upstate New York celebrated the opening of the museum and its first-ever induction in front of a standing-room-only crowd on Thursday. “I stand in an institution that ... Read More »