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Martinez, Johnson, among 4 voted to MLB Hall of Fame

...the 5-foot-11 Martinez the shortest pitcher picked for Cooperstown since Whitey Ford in 1974.Smoltz, who found unusual success...not going in with me."The quartet will be inducted in Cooperstown on July 26. The BBWAA had not voted in four players together...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-01-07/martinez-johnson-among-4-voted-mlb-ha
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No taint: Maddux, Glavine, Thomas reach BB Hall

...tainted players, however, the doors to Cooperstown remain bolted.Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine...also will be inducted this summer in Cooperstown.TOM GLAVINE21st on the career wins...also will be inducted this summer in Cooperstown.FRANK THOMAS"The Big Hurt...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-09/no-taint-maddux-glavine-thomas-reach-b
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Little League World Series sensation Mo'ne Davis memoir coming in March

...starred in a car commercial directed by Spike Lee. In September, she donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown."When I joined an all-boys baseball team, my mom wasn't too happy," Mo'ne said in a statement issued Monday through...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/little-league-world-series-sensation-m
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Hall of Famers happy to see Bonds, Clemens denied

...others are in no rush to open the door to Cooperstown for anyone linked to steroids.Barry...decorated pitcher (Clemens) out of Cooperstown - for now. Bonds, Clemens and Sosa...believes Bonds, Clemens and Sosa belong in Cooperstown."I think that they have been unfair...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-11/hall-famers-happy-see-bonds-clemens-de
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Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall ballot for first time

...Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown despite drug allegations that tainted...McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro both posted Cooperstown-caliber stats, too, but drug clouds...considered an automatic credential for Cooperstown - and spent his entire career with the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-29/bonds-clemens-sosa-hall-ballot-first-t
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Fuller finding a path to the Majors

...every day a player who's not yet had even a cup of coffee in the big leagues gets traded for a likely candidate to enter Cooperstown as a future hall of famer. Recently, that very thing happened to Justin Fuller, 26, after he was moved from a Dodgers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092109/spo_495671419.shtml
S.F. great Cepeda is enshrined

...Veterans Committee was especially emotional because it was anything but an easy journey from the ghettos of Puerto Rico to Cooperstown. Overshadowed much of his career by a trio of teammates - Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Juan Marichal - also destined...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030399/Spo_cepeda.html
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Hall of Fame: An emotional Ken Griffey Jr. honored by Mariners

...team's Hall of Fame on Saturday night during an emotional ceremony that's likely just a precursor for when he is inducted in Cooperstown in the future.What was supposed to be a ceremony lasting about 30 minutes instead went on for nearly an hour. Griffey...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-12/hall-fame-emotional-ken-griffey-jr-hon
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Bud Selig deserves credit but only so much

...figure that an officious blowhard like Bowie Kuhn can get into Cooperstown, Selig should have a room named after him.But everything...fine, thanks to the kindness of the forces around him, but Cooperstown only has room for one luckiest man on the face of the earth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-30/bud-selig-deserves-credit-only-so-much
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Today In Sports History

...For the second time in four decades, baseball writers fail to give any player the 75 percent required for induction to Cooperstown. Craig Biggio, 20th on the career list with 3,060 hits, appears on 68.2 percent of the 569 ballots, the highest total...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-09/today-sports-history
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