Only one percent of the professionals who played in the Major Leagues are in the Hall of Fame. It is a tough road, as well it should be. It is the Hall of the greatest, not the Hall of the Very Good, as Jim Kaat once said.
Well, today, the Hall's 16-member Golden Era Committee considered more than a handful of their
So, so close. Allen's son, Richard; on hand and hoping, showed the human
side of such decisions, valiantly answering questions about his
Jane Forbes Clark, CEO of the Hall, fielded questions on the Veterans Committee procedures in light of another shutout of candidates. She said the staff ad board continuously examine the procedure. She said "it's not a matter of a trigger, it's matter of our general operating procedure."