He had no use for sentimentality, saying he "hated" Field of Dreams. He didn't traffic in nostalgia, enjoying how baseball evolved and changed throughout the years.
Beltran is expected to call 36 games, which should make up the difference from David Cone's reduced schedule on Yankees telecasts.
"They made an overhaul of the voting system and one of the things they did was change it from 15 years of eligbility to 10 years."
“Don’t you dare, you fraudulent, hack gatekeepers, don’t you dare tell me my era of baseball didn’t exist.”
“What does it matter? I can’t stand it. It’s the worst topic in sports talk.”
The positive response may have been due to Russo understanding the assignment. Mad Dog will yell back! He called Stephen A. "Stevie"!
"Tell me a museum that puts an artist in it who cheated, who takes credit for what someone else did. Do you think it would hang...
"David Ortíz got the nod from 77% of voters. He was the only one to get more than the required 75% for induction."
Greg Amsinger, Brian Kenny, and Lauren Shehadi will host MLB Network’s extensive Hall of Fame election coverage.
"He didn't seem to take the slight personally. He also didn't seem to think it mattered."