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Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...Writers' Association of America ballot announced Monday. That group includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines.Johnson went 303-166, won five Cy Young Awards. The Big Unit struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-24/ex-brave-john-smoltz-amo
Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...intact next season. The staff is comprised of bench coach Tim Wallach, pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, hitting coach Mark McGwire, third base coach Lorenzo Bundy, first base coach Davey Lopes, assistant hitting coach John Valentin, assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-07/miamis-mcgehee-seattles-
Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

...White Sox.He became the first qualifying rookie to lead the major leagues in slugging percentage since Oakland's Mark McGwire in 1987, according to STATS.Abreu is the sixth White Sox player to earn the honor following Luis Aparicio (1956...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/jose-abreu-jacob-degrom-
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.The Hall of Fame's board cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
It's back to work for MLB after the break

...favorite for AL Rookie of the Year with Tanaka on the shelf, could become baseball's first rookie home run king since Mark McGwire with the Athletics in 1987."He's continuing to make adjustments with what other teams are trying to do to him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-17/its-back-work-mlb-after-
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas elected to baseball hall of fame

...real and that's why I've got this smile on my face right now because the writers, they definitely got it right."Mark McGwire, appearing for the eighth time, fell to 11 percent and Rafael Palmeiro, who finished his career with more than 500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/greg-madduxtom-glavinean
Hall of Fame says any changes to voting to be handled by the BBWAA

...Cooperstown.Writers are limited to a maximum 10 votes, and some say there's a logjam as Barry Bonds, Rogers Clemens, Mark McGwire remain on the ballot at a time new players are added.The Hall electorate includes anyone who has been a BBWAA member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-09/hall-fame-says-any-chang
Investigation shows that steroid use in college football is not under control

...college football has operated with barely a whiff of scandal. Between 1996 and 2010 ? the era of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Marion Jones and Lance Armstrong ? the failure rate for NCAA steroid tests fell even closer to zero from an already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-22/investigation-shows-steroid-use-c
Bonds, Clemens and Sosa denied entry into Baseball Hall of Fame

...drugs."We've a forgiving society, I know that," he said. "But I have too great a passion for the sport."Mark McGwire, 10th on the career home run list, received 16.9 percent on his seventh try, down from 19.5 last year. He received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-09/bonds-clemens-and-sosa-d
Hall voters won't care about PED usage one day

...the sports section.Just imagine if there had been a photo of that bottle of Androstenedione sitting on the shelf of Mark McGwire's locker back in 1998 to accompany the story, the way there almost certainly would be these days. The story that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-09/hall-voters-wont-care-ab