Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith…

Harold Baines was a surprise pick for the Hall of Fame and longtime closer Lee Smith also was chosen by a second-chance panel

Baines surprised by Hall of Fame election _ many others, too

The election of Harold Baines to the Hall of Fame shocked him and many others in the baseball world, too

Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major…

Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo

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Nats GM: Corbin, Harper 'independent'; owner…

Corbin dons No. 46 Nationals jersey while Scherzer, Strasburg look on and Harper's status looms

Lee Smith and Harold Baines elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Lee Smith and Harold Baines elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Heisman Winner Plans to Turn Pro—in Different…

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy Saturday after a stellar year: 4,053 yards, 40 touchdowns, a 12-1 record, and a playoff berth for the Sooners. But maybe the most remarkable nugget of all: He was drafted by baseball's Oakland A's earlier this year—he went ninth overall—...

Senate passes bill to honor baseball pioneer…

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to honor former Cleveland Indians center-fielder Larry Doby, the American League's first black ballplayer, with the Congressional Gold Medal.