Baseball Hall of Fame

FILE - In this July 4, 1939, file photo, New York Yankees' Lou Gehrig wipes away a tear while speaking during a tribute at Yankee Stadium in New York. The league will conduct special on-field ceremonies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Gehrig's "Luckiest Man" speech and honor his legacy on July 4, 2014. Gehrig passed away on June 2, 1941 at the age of 37.  (AP Photo/Murray Becker, File)

MLB to honor Gehrig on anniversary of famed speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is preparing to honor Lou Gehrig on the 75th anniversary of his famed “luckiest man” speech. MLB will donate $300,000 to organizations that fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. […]

06/19/2014

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2007 file photo, former San Diego Padre Tony Gwynn talks about his election to the National Baseball Hall Of Fame, in San Diego. The Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, June 16, 2014 said Gwynn has died of cancer. He was 54. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging ‘Mr. Padre,’ dies at 54

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego’s most beloved athletes, died of […]

06/16/2014

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre speaks while visiting the library  during his orientation visit at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Yankees to retire Joe Torre’s No 6

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre’s No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter’s No. 2 as the last single digit in New York’s pinstripes. Torre, Rich Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul […]

05/08/2014

In this April 5, 2012 file photo, Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner waves to the crowd before announcing the New York Mets starting line-up before an opening day baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner dies at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Kiner was a smash as a slugger, launching so many home runs over the left-field wall at old Forbes Field that fans nicknamed it his corner. Years later, as one […]

02/06/2014

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