Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...baseball's Golden Era despite his easygoing nature, disarming humility and movie-star smile," Hall President Jeff Idelson said."His engaging personality and profound knowledge of the game turned him into a living room companion for millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-06/hall-fame-slugger-ralph-
Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies

...discuss our game's motivational masters, Earl is a part of that conversation," Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson said. "He was a proven leader in the dugout and loved being a Hall of Famer. Though small in stature, he was a giant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-19/former-orioles-manager-e
Bonds, Clemens and Sosa denied entry into Baseball Hall of Fame

...submitted blank ballots."It's a tough period for evaluation, that's what this chalks up to," Hall President Jeff Idelson said."Bonds, baseball's only seven-time Most Valuable Player, hit 762 home runs, including a record 73 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-09/bonds-clemens-and-sosa-d
MLB Notes:

...with Bonds only 10 homers shy of breaking Hank Aaron's career mark. "There's uncertainty," Hall vice president Jeff Idelson acknowledged. Around 35,000 artifacts are shown and stored at the shrine, and about a dozen pertain to Bonds. So...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/29/bas_130207.shtml
Baseball
Baseball Hall of Fame to start drug education program

...them."It is not intended to cast a directive to voters about Hall of Fame worthy candidates," shrine president Jeff Idelson said.Bonds and Clemens will appear on the ballot mailed to voters around Thanksgiving. So will Sosa, who hit 609...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-02-08/baseball-hall-fame-start
Hall still unsure of Dawson's cap

The Hall of Fame has not decided which team's logo will go on Andre Dawson 's bronze plaque. Hall president Jeff Idelson says that while the museum has final say, the Hall makes its decision with the player. Dawson arrived in New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/08/bas_562402.shtml
Baseball
Vincent: If Rose gets into Hall, ban should be on plaque

...Fame would decide the wording of his plaque and would not reveal it until the day of the induction, Hall spokesman Jeff Idelson said. The Hall has taken more control in recent years, announcing that it would decide which team a player would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/13/bas_363817.shtml
Baseball
Hall of Fame third baseman Kell dies at 86

...10-time All-Star. "There's no one who loved and respected the game more than George," Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said. "Not only was he one of baseball's true legends, but he was a fan, too. He loved coming to Cooperstown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/25/bas_515823.shtml
Baseball
Hall of Fame Dodger Duke Snider dies

...accessibility, and fondness for playing stickball with kids in the street of Brooklyn," Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson said.Snider was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1980 on his 11th try. He was a broadcaster for the Montreal Expos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-02-27/hall-fame-doger-duke-sni
Baseball | Latest News
Overtime

...suffered a heart attack at his son's home, Al Lopez Jr. said. Lopez was the oldest living Hall of Fame member, said Jeff Idelson, spokesman for the Hall. Lopez hit .261 with 51 homers and 652 RBI during a 19-year career in which he was one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/31/oth_18033.shtml
Other sports