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Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...shunned so far along with other Steroids Era stars, can be considered up to eight more times each by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, dropped from 37.6 percent to 35.4 last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Bud Selig hints that Pete Rose could have role in All-Star Game in Cincinnati

...That will be up to the Cincinnati club, and they know what they can do and can't do," Selig told the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. "It's sort of been subjective. But they've done some things with Pete, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/bud-selig-hints-pete-ros
MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

...baseball's drug program."We did not know about it at the time," Selig said Tuesday during the meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "These independent people made a judgment. History proved them I guess it turned out to be...

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Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

...the minor leagues, declined in the majors," Clark said during a question-and-answer session with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Our hope is that we continue to educate guys on that the damage that dipping can do, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
Frank Thomas thrilled to go into hall of fame

...was picked by a select 16-member committee.It marked just the second time in 42 years that members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America failed to elect anyone. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens - all linked to steroids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/frank-thomas-thrilled-go
Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux tour Hall of Fame together

...of Fame's expansion-era committee in December. The 47-year-old Maddux was chosen in January by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Maddux pitched 11 years for the Braves while Cox was Atlanta's manager. They will be inducted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/bobby-cox-greg-maddux-to
Frank Thomas still in awe of Hall of Fame selection

...belongs. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound former slugger received 83.7 percent of the vote from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America and will join Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine as players inducted into the Hall this summer."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-03/frank-thomas-still-awe-h
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas elected to baseball hall of fame

...Making their second appearances on the ballot, Clemens dropped 2.2 percent in voting by senior members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, Bonds dropped 1.5 and Sosa from just over 5 percent.Bonds, baseball's career home run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/greg-madduxtom-glavinean
Columnist Dan Le Batard gives away his Hall of Fame vote

...anarchy inside the cathedral we've made of sports."There were 571 ballots cast by senior members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Le Batard is a longtime columnist for the Miami Herald.Le Batard said he expected to be stripped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/columnist-dan-le-batard-
For former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas, Hall of Fame election a 'gigantic moment'

...Wednesday to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. He was picked on 478 of 571 ballots by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, more than enough to get in and ease any fears he had of being overlooked."I never really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/former-white-sox-slugger