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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/mlb-says-it-didnt-know-a
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
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
Clayton Kershaw wins NL Cy Young Award

...Cy Young Award in a runaway in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Thursday.Kershaw received...and two thirds for 207 points in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America."I always dreamed about playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-11-18/clayton-kershaw-wins-nl-
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
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
Hall of Fame says any changes to voting to be handled by the BBWAA

...The Hall of Fame says it's up to baseball writers to propose any changes in the selection process.The Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-09/hall-fame-says-any-chang
McCutchen, Cabrera win MVP awards in landslides

...a comfortable gap over Mike Trout.McCutchen received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.The 27-year-old with the long, flowing dreadlocks led a baseball revival in Pittsburgh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-14/mccutchen-cabrera-win-mv