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Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, stand as Judy Pace Flood speaks during a news conference as they call for the late Curt Flood to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Lawmakers push for Curt Flood's enshrinement in Hall of Fame

Feb. 27, 2020 6:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Curt Flood's widow has a simple explanation for why her late husband, who is revered by players for sacrificing his career to advocate for free agency, has not been enshrined in baseball's Hall of Fame. “I think the holdup is that he got on a lot of people's nerves,” Judy...

In this image provided by National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Ted Simmons poses during a tour the Hall of Fame, Thursday Feb. 27, 2020, in Cooperstown, N.Y.  Simmons, a catcher who played for the Cardinals, Brewers and Braves for 21 seasons, was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee as part of the Class of 2020. He will be inducted in July. (Milo Stewart, Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum via AP)

Awestruck Ted Simmons marvels at the Baseball Hall of Fame

Feb. 27, 2020 4:12 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Ted Simmons just had to stop and soak it all in. “It’s totally overwhelming and humbling, to say the very least," Simmons said Thursday as he gazed at the Baseball Hall of Fame's plaque gallery after a tour of the sport's shrine. “You’re asking yourself...

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) smiles before taking batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Astros, 'Field of Dreams' game highlight 2020 MLB schedule

Feb. 27, 2020 12:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals defend their first championship. The Houston Astros take on, well, the world. Major league baseball comes to Iowa — and returns to London. Here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: THURSDAY, MARCH 26 St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds: Nick...

In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Larry Walker poses near the wall of plaques, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Walker said on Tuesday that his Hall of Fame plaque will show him in Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. He added the key to picking the Rockies is that Colorado was

Walker bundle of nerves after touring Hall of Fame

Feb. 25, 2020 4:21 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Walker's right hand was shaking ever-so-slightly as he reached to sign the space where his plaque will hang in baseball's Hall of Fame. Reality was still sinking in, a month after his selection. “It doesn’t seem legit. I feel like I just won a lottery ticket,"...

Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers ponders a question during an interview with the media on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Fiers, the Oakland pitcher and whistleblower in the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal, appeared with teammates and manager Bob Melvin at team offices. Fiers has not spoken publicly about the sign stealing since the story was published in The Athletic in November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Spring training: time for pitchers, catchers and cheaters

Feb. 8, 2020 12:13 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Baseball returns to the field next week when pitchers, catchers and cheaters report to spring training. Fans await the annual sunny scenes of favorites stretching on bright green grass in Florida and Arizona. This year the players bring along dark clouds of scandal — the 2017...