Baseball Hall of Fame

Andy Pettitte throws the ceremonial first pitch before game five of the 2017 ALCS playoff baseball series between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium
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Joe & Evan
June 18, 2019 - 2:29 pm
Andy Pettitte is one of the greatest pitchers the Yankees have had in the 21st century so far. Pettitte had three separate stints in New York, winning five World Series championships with the team. Click to read.
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CC Sabathia
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Carlin, Maggie & Bart
May 01, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Tuesday night was historic for CC Sabathia. In the second inning of the Yankees 3-1 loss to the Diamondbacks, Sabathia struck out the side to earn his 3000th strikeout. Click to read.
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Mariano Rivera at a press conference after being unanimously inducted into the Hall of Fame
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February 01, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Mariano Rivera stopped at the entrance to the Plaque Gallery inside the Baseball Hall of Fame and just gazed at the walls, awestruck by the moment. He was a long way from Puerto Caimito, Panama.
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Ron Blomberg and John Franco
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Sweeny Murti
January 30, 2019 - 9:12 am
The 2019 Hall of Fame class will feature two closers (Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith) and two men who were primarily designated hitters (Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines).
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Former Yankees pitchers Mike Mussina (left) and Mariano Rivera (right) laugh during a Hall of Fame news conference on Jan. 23, 2019, in New York.
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Sweeny Murti
January 24, 2019 - 3:05 pm
One came to New York via Panama and the other from Pennsylvania. Their paths could not have been more different, but they met at the exact same endpoint -- Cooperstown.
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Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch on Sept. 17, 2013, against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
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January 24, 2019 - 8:31 am
Roy Halladay won't have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before giving his opinion to the Hall, which makes the final decision.
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Derek Jeter
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January 23, 2019 - 8:55 am
Mariano Rivera sailed into the Hall of Fame without a single dissenting vote. Next year, it's Derek Jeter's turn — and don't expect much opposition then, either. Jeter headlines the group of candidates who will be newly eligible for the Hall next year , and now that Rivera has become the first...
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Mike Mussina in 2006
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Sweeny Murti
January 23, 2019 - 8:19 am
There was nothing as close to perfection as watching Mariano Rivera close out baseball games for the Yankees. So it was never more fitting to have Rivera become the first player ever unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Who could find any argument...
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Mariano Rivera in 2009
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January 22, 2019 - 7:37 pm
In what came as a surprise to absolutely no one, Yankees legend Mariano Rivera has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Mariano Rivera in 1997
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Mike Francesa
January 22, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Mike Francesa believes the possibility of Mariano Rivera getting into the Hall of Fame by unanimous vote is being overblown.
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