2007 Hall of Fame

Coverage of the upcoming vote in Cal Ripken Jr.'s first year of eligibility and baseball's next Hall of Fame class

January 11, 2007

Ripken, Gwynn in sync

Cal Ripken Jr. looked at the man seated to his left on the dais at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan yesterday afternoon and said he would speak first - joking that Tony Gwynn might need time to find a proper answer.

January 11, 2007

Hall town says July lodging going fast

Cal Ripken fans who want to see his Hall of Fame induction on July 29 should make travel plans soon because available lodging around Cooperstown, N.Y., is diminishing rapidly, according to the small town's Chamber of Commerce.

January 8, 2007

First-ballot doubts follow McGwire

When the three perennial All-Stars retired five years ago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2007 had the potential to be one of the best in history.

January 7, 2007

Baseball Hall of Fame

Perfectly positioned

The drama won't be in the announcement -- it will be in the details.

January 7, 2007

Peter Schmuck: McGwire might not mind being skipped in Hall's order

Sometime in the early afternoon on Tuesday, Cal Ripken will pick up the phone in Baltimore and Tony Gwynn will pick up the phone in San Diego, and it won't be to make a bet on the AFC championship game.

January 1, 2007

2007: Looking ahead

Hall of Fame

Five years ago, it looked like the 2007 Baseball Hall of Fame class would be one of the greatest of all time. Three locks with diverse resumes: the prodigious slugger, the affable pure hitter and the all-around iron man.

December 20, 2006

Banished Rose says to put McGwire in Hall

Pete Rose thinks Mark McGwire should be in baseball's Hall of Fame, and he hasn't given up hope that he'll get there someday, too.

December 6, 2006

Ripken guards steroid insight

Retirement apparently hasn't disrupted Cal Ripken Jr.'s game.

December 3, 2006

Rick Maese: B. Robinson: Don't give McGwire Hall pass

Brooks Robinson is expecting a record crowd to converge on Cooperstown, N.Y., in July to watch Cal Ripken Jr. join the game's immortals in the Hall of Fame.

December 2, 2006

Ripken signs card deal

Cal Ripken Jr. has signed a baseball trading card deal with Upper Deck Co. that will feature autographed cards chronicling the Orioles star's legendary career.

November 28, 2006

Ripken, Gwynn top Hall ballot

Inevitably, at every news conference during his farewell ballpark tour in 2001, Cal Ripken was asked about his thoughts on one day being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Cal Ripken Jr. talks about his future and the Orioles

2:56 PM EST, March 7, 2013

Cal Ripken Jr. talks about his future and the Orioles

Cal Ripken Jr. was at Ed Smith Stadium to promote his new children’s book, “Wild Pitch,” and he stopped by and talked to the local media.

July 30, 2007

Ripken: By the numbers

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Eduardo A. Encina

Eduardo A. Encina

Orioles beat writer
Peter Schmuck

Peter Schmuck

Sports Columnist
Dan Connolly

Dan Connolly

Orioles and national baseball writer
Dean Jones Jr.

Dean Jones Jr.

Orioles editor