Baseball Hall of Fame

Perseverance Leads to Success in Sports

Mar 4, 2018

This is a story about perseverance.

Michael Jordan is held by many as the NBA’s greatest player.

Hersey Hawkins, the 1988 AP, UPI, and Sporting News College Player of the Year, is Bradley University’s all-time leading scorer and played thirteen years in the NBA.

James Donaldson is Washington State University’s all-time leader in blocked shots, is in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame, and played 16 in the NBA.

Kirby Puckett earned two championships, six gold gloves, six silver slugger awards, one AL batting title, and is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Picking Baseball's Hall of Famers

Feb 18, 2018

This is a story about selecting players for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

In order to vote, members of the Baseball Writers Association of America and must cover baseball for ten consecutive years. Voters are either writers who work in a major-league city following a team or those who do not.

Dave Reynolds was a regional major league baseball reporter writing about the Cubs, Cardinals, and White Sox from 1987 through 2002. Reynolds no longer covers a team regularly but has been an active Hall of Fame voter since 2002.

The Baseball Hall of Fame is launching a nationwide tour with the Quad Cities as its first stop. The "We Are Baseball" Tour opened in Davenport Sunday.