Baseball Hall of Fame

San Francisco Giants' manager Bruce Bochy reaches to take the ball from Madison Bumgarner as he makes a pitching change against the A's at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy recalls fond memories of Trevor Hoffman, who he’ll see inducted into the Hall of Fame

AT&T Park — Back in 1996, Bruce Bochy — then the second-year…

 

Former San Francisco Giant star Barry Bonds is all smiles after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to a standing ovation prior to action against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 3 of the NLCS in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. (Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Another year overlooked by voters, another reminder Barry Bonds should be in Hall of Fame

Another year of Baseball Hall of Fame inductees, and another swing and…

 

National Baseball Hall of Fame electees, from left,  Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are introduced during an awards ceremony at Doubleday Field on Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Mike Groll/AP)

Hall of Fame: Three aces and jack-of-all-trades

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at…

National Baseball Hall of Fame electees, from left,  Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are introduced during an awards ceremony at Doubleday Field on Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Mike Groll/AP)
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, tours the gallery at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Smoltz was recently elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. (Heather Ainsworth/AP)

Smoltz is first HOFer to undergo Tommy John surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on…

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher, John Smoltz, tours the gallery at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Smoltz was recently elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. (Heather Ainsworth/AP)
Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.

Former A’s manager La Russa was a baseball trailblazer

As the A’s manager, Tony La Russa revolutionized baseball. For that and…

Jeff Chiu/APGiants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is a big reason the Giants have the best record in baseball.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball’s Hall…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Trio to be inducted posthumously into Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — One created baseball's foremost dynasty, one transformed the role…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Getty Images File PhotoIt’s likely Bonds won’t get in next year. Or the year after that. Or maybe ever. Hell

Baseball Hall of Fame voting results are a disgrace

Those entrusted with policing the National Baseball Hall of Fame, by voting…

Getty Images File PhotoIt’s likely Bonds won’t get in next year. Or the year after that. Or maybe ever. Hell