Upon Further Review By Jim Henneman
2018 Hall Of Fame Voting Sets Up 'Perfect Storm' For Next Few Years
Jim Henneman says the results of baseball's 2018 Hall of Fame show that the pro and con attitudes about steroid use appear to be headed for a perfect storm scenario with the next few years.
When It Comes To Hall Of Fame Enshrinement, It Isn't Supposed To Be Easy
Jim Henneman says when it comes to voting for baseball's Hall of Fame it's supposed to be tough. If it wasn't, any discussion would be a waste of time.
Even Baseball Hall Of Famers Have Trouble Deciding Who's A Hall Of Famer
Jim Henneman weighs in on Jack Morris and Alan Trammell's selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this month, and his own process of filling out his Hall of Fame ballot.
Yankees, Aaron Boone Show Baseball Managers Aren't What They Used To Be
Jim Henneman says the Yankees decision to name Aaron Boone as the team's skipper proves managers don't have the same clout as their predecessors.
'Financially Enhanced' Trades, Such As Giancarlo Stanton Deal, Shouldn't Be Allowed
Jim Henneman says the Marlins' trade of Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees is just the latest example of a team buying its way out of a contract it couldn't afford in the first place, and MLB shouldn't allow these types of deals.
Joe Morgan To Baseball Hall Of Fame Voters: Keep Out Players Linked To Steroids
Jim Henneman shares the letter Joe Morgan sent to baseball's Hall of Fame voters, voicing strong opposition to those associated with steroid use.
Baseball Dynasties Are Hard To Come By
Jim Henneman says the Houston Astros are good, with a chance to be great, but they aren't quite ready for "dynasty" status.
Missed Opportunities In Game 7 Will Likely Haunt Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts
Jim Henneman says Game 7 might have provided an unremarkable finish to a rather remarkable 2017 World Series, but it wasn't for lack of equal opportunity.
It's Fitting This Classic World Series Is Going Seven Games
Jim Henneman says the 2017 World Series is getting exactly what it deserves -- a seventh game.
Joe Girardi's Firing, Other Personnel Moves Distract From World Series
Jim Henneman says baseball has a longstanding rule that was intended to prohibit teams from making major announcements during postseason play, but that rule hasn't been followed much this postseason.
Unless Clayton Kershaw Comes Through, Dodgers' Superior Bullpen No Longer An Advantage
Just about all evaluations of the teams in this year's World Series come to one conclusion -- that the Los Angeles Dodgers have the superior bullpen -- but Jim Henneman is going against the grain with his World Series prediction.
It's Been A Bad Postseason For Baseball's Potential Dynasties
Jim Henneman says the lead-up of the 2017 postseason has brought the tale of three potential dynasties -- one that has already flamed out, one that never get started and another flickering on the vine of hope.
Breaking In With Cal Ripken, Orioles Trainer Richie Bancells An Iron Man In His Own Right
Jim Henneman reflects on the career of longtime Orioles trainer Richie Bancells, who recently announced his retirement.
Orioles' Young Players Show Promise, But Not All Are Ready For Big Leagues Just Yet
Jim Henneman says that while the Orioles seem to have finally developed some position players with promise, collectively, they aren't ready for delivery to the big leagues as a package.