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Rice a Deserved Hall of Famer?

Monday afternoon, and more than 20 years after his career ended, Jim Rice was finally elected to Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. He became only the third player to ever be elected on his last try, joining Red Ruffing (1967) and Ralph Kiner (1975). He received barely enough to be elected, appearing on just […]

Jim Rice Elected to Hall of Fame

After 15 long years of waiting, former Red Sox left fielder Jim Rice was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame today. This was Rice’s last chance to be elected to the Hall by the Baseball Writers Association of America or he would have had to get in through the veteran’s committee, a much harder […]

Andre Tippett Elected to the Hall of Fame

Finally some good news: Andre Tippett is going to the Hall of Fame.(Courtesy of NFLhistory.net) Patriots legendary linebacker Andre Tippett was named to the Hall of Fame Class of 2008 Saturday. He joins Darrel Green, Art Monk, Fred Dean, Gary Zimmerman, and Emmitt Thomas. Finally, there’s some good news to come before Super Bowl 42. […]

The Future for Jim Rice

Today, Jim Rice didn’t make the Hall of Fame for the 14th time. As the HoF guidelines says, you only have 15 years to make a bid. Other players have been in this same position. Here are a couple names: Nellie Fox gained 74.6 percent of the vote in his final opportunity. Orlando Cepeda’s final […]

Jim Rice Misses Hall of Fame Again

Jim Rice hopefully will get in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.(Courtesy of MLB.com) Red Sox outfielder and legend Jim Rice missed making the Hall of Fame in his 14th year of eligibility, meaning he has one more year of appearing on the HOF ballot. Rice got 72.2% of the vote (392 votes), which […]