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Ichiro Suzuki arrives on next year's Hall of Fame ballot; Sabathia and Hernandez eligible too

Jan. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EST

It was a little past 8 a.m. in Tokyo when the newest inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were announced. Next year there could be some big celebrations over breakfast in Japan. Ichiro Suzuki headlines the group of players who are eligible for voting a year from now....

Adrian Beltré, Todd Helton and Joe Mauer elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

Jan. 23, 2024 22:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Helton thought back to when he was a kid being coached by his father, Jerry, a minor league catcher in the 1960s. "When I would go 1 for 3 — and it's a bad day when you’re young — he'd say 1 for 3 gets you into the Hall of Fame,” Helton said. ...

Adrián Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton on track for Hall of Fame election; Billy Wagner close

Jan. 22, 2024 16:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adrián Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton appeared on track to gain entry to baseball's Hall of Fame when results are announced Tuesday, while Billy Wagner was likely to be right around the needed 75% threshold and Gary Sheffield was projected to fall short. Just...