Stories tagged: hall of fame
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Tamika Catchings and Lauren Jackson headline the list of 12 finalists for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Revolutionary players’ union leader Marvin Miller was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame along with eight-time All-Star Ted Simmons
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Area coaching icons Dan Fitzgerald, Buzzie Welch honored alongside Jack Thompson, others during Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame ceremony
Dan Fitzgerald first came to Spokane in 1972, and as he, his wife Darleen and daughter Kelly were driving up Division Street in a U-Haul, the future Gonzaga men’s basketball …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Former Washington State QB Ryan Leaf soaks up atmosphere at Northern Colorado game following Hall of Fame induction
Amid a sea of Cougars jerseys – some bearing his No. 16 – Ryan Leaf strode across Cougville, next to Martin Stadium, before Saturday’s game against Northern Colorado.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
The average age of the 47 umpires working the Hall of Fame baseball tournament for 12-year-olds in Cooperstown, N.Y., is somewhere around 40 years old.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
Also inducted were Kevin Mawae, Pat Bowlen, Johnny Robinson and Gil Brandt.
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019
He’d read and practiced the speech an estimated 50 times coming into Sunday, with an admitted 12 more times that morning, to the point where it was almost memorized. That …
Mon., April 8, 2019
It took Edgar Martinez a decade on the ballot to reach the pinnacle of baseball. A visit to the Hall of Fame on Monday reaffirmed his appreciation of being selected …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019
The guest speaker is former Seattle Seahawks fullback Mack Strong.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Edgar Martinez finally got to celebrate his Hall of Fame election in the place he called home for his entire career. Martinez spent last week being honored on the East …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019
Mike Mussina will not have a team logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque. The Hall announced the decision three days after Mussina was elected. Mussina spent …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Roy Halladay won’t have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before giving his opinion to the Hall, which makes …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Baseball has transformed at dizzying speed since Edgar Martinez took his final swing and Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Roy Halladay threw their final pitches. Mussina, appearing at a news …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Derek Jeter headlines the group of candidates who will be newly eligible for baseball’s Hall of Fame next year. Mariano Rivera, Jeter’s longtime teammate with the New York Yankees, was …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Edgar Martinez got in just as his chances were running out, meaning baseball’s Hall of Fame will have yet another designated hitter. Three pitchers are in the newly elected class, …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Mariano Rivera has become baseball’s first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
The battle between teeth-gnashing anxiety and dreamy hope inside the minds of Mariners’ fans will either explode into more bitter disappointment … or into long-awaited joy for Edgar Martinez in …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
Late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, former managers Lou Piniella, Davey Johnson and Charlie Manuel, and six players headed by Lee Smith are on the 10-man ballot for the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Jackson Sundown is remembered fondly for his horsemanship, and his prestige is being posthumously honored with his induction into the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Tony Gonzalez is the most accomplished tight end in NFL history. He’s now a nominee for the 2019 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So is safety Ed …
Sun., July 29, 2018
Chipper Jones didn’t bow to the pressure of the moment, and it was considerable. Jones was inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and he stood there delivering his …
Thu., July 26, 2018
One more week.
Fri., April 27, 2018
Fresh from swinging some heavy lumber in the basement of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Vladimir Guerrero took a quick peek at where his likeness will hang in three months.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
Ten-day contracts in the NBA generally don’t create much of a stir but they do when they involve the Stockton name and the Utah Jazz organization.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018
John Blanchette: Ronny Turiaf still keeps his Gonzaga memories close, no matter where in the world he may be
His ability to speak five languages made Ronny Turiaf – Zag by way of France by way of Martinique – the school’s international man of mystery. Or would have, except …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
In his 11th time as a finalist, Sandpoint High and University of Idaho grad Jerry Kramer was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
John Blanchette: Destiny better be knocking on Jerry Kramer’s door come Pro Football Hall of Fame decision day
Saturday is decision day for the voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and destiny day for Sandpoint’s – and Idaho’s – favorite football son, who will either be …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018
Vladimir Guerrero will become the first player to wear an Angels hat on his Hall of Fame plaque. Guerrero spent more time in Montreal, leading many to think he would …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Remember the wry commercial that used to run during Seattle Mariners telecasts – and lives forever on YouTube – about all the things Edgar Martinez did between his at-bats as …