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Beltré, Mauer eligible for Baseball Hall of Fame next year

Jan. 25, 2023 09:50 AM EST

Scott Rolen is headed to the Hall of Fame. Next year, make way for another star third baseman. Adrián Beltré highlights the first-time eligibles for 2024. While Rolen's election Tuesday capped an impressive six-year rise in his vote total, Beltré has a good chance to go in on the...

Scott Rolen elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan. 24, 2023 22:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Rolen sat with his son in the parking lot outside Indiana's Bloomington South High School in 2018, waiting to coach grade schoolers in basketball and listening on the radio for results of his first appearance on baseball's Hall of Fame ballot. “`Dad, I think...

Rolen could become just 18th third baseman in Hall of Fame

Jan. 23, 2023 16:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Rolen could become just the 18th third baseman elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, the fewest of any position. “It stems from an original prejudice that third base is not important defensively,” John Thorn, Major League Baseball's official historian, said...