Edgar Martinez Murdered Baseballs Forever

Having purchased a Hall of Fame ballot, which we'll be filling out in accordance with the wishes of our readers, we're examining the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's ballot for the purposes of better informing the electorate, i.e., you. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/18/13 5:43pm 12/18/13 5:43pm

Deadspin Buys Hall Of Fame Vote, Will Turn It Over To Deadspin Readers

Recently, as you may recall, we announced our plan to subvert the annual elections for baseball's Hall of Fame by buying votes from voters. Our idea was to make a mockery and farce of the increasingly solemn and absurd election process, and to take some power from the duly appointed custodians of the game's history… » 11/26/13 3:21pm 11/26/13 3:21pm

ESPN Writer Has The Single Best Strategy For Dealing With The Hall Of…

Though we blast the self-important BBWAA members who deal in absolutes, there's no denying that the Hall of Fame has itself a pickle. Bonds and Clemens, the consensus best hitter and pitcher of MLB's last 20 years, are eligible this year, the most obvious examples of players who would get in based solely on their… » 12/31/12 1:10pm 12/31/12 1:10pm

A Guide To The Baseball Players On The Ballot Who Won't Make The Hall…

It's the silly season for baseball, as winter meetings and free agency combine with Hall of Fame debates to take up way too much of our free time. But this year's HOF ballot is especially fascinating—a crop of elite players tied to PED use are eligible for the first time, and will compete with some strong veterans… » 12/04/12 4:40pm 12/04/12 4:40pm