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Craig Biggio (from left), Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz, the four members of the 2015 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
January 6, 2015 Three dominating pitchers and one resilient fan favorite are heading to Cooperstown, as Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were named to Baseball's Hall of Fame Tuesday.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is introduced before Game One of the World Series in 2011. La Russa will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
July 25, 2014 Tony La Russa, who won more games than any MLB manager in the past 60 years, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Links to steroids have kept notable players of his from getting that recognition.
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January 9, 2014 Dan Le Batard, a columnist for The Miami Herald who also appears on ESPN radio and television, says he turned his ballot over to Deadspin readers for many reasons, including a need for reform in Hall of Fame voting.
At the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., a young fan reads about the game's greats.
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January 8, 2014 The results are in and the honors go to former Atlanta Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine as well as slugger Frank Thomas. He's the first Hall of Famer who mostly served as a designated hitter.
Hall Of Fame Managers: The Atlanta Braves' Bobby Cox (from left), the St. Louis Cardinals' Tony La Russa, and the New York Yankees' Joe Torre.
December 9, 2013 Taken together, retired baseball managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox won eight World Series titles and 7,558 games. Their names appeared on all of the voters' ballots Sunday.
Barry Bonds rounding the bases after hitting his 734th home run in 2006.
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November 28, 2012 Their inclusion puts the sport's steroids era on many minds. Though the stars have fought allegations that they used performance-enhancing drugs, it's questionable whether they'll be elected to the Hall anytime soon.
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