Path shared by Morris, Trammell has sweet result

SECURITY WARNING: Please treat the URL above as you would your password and do not share it with anyone. See the Facebook Help Center for more information. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Before the phone calls that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell had waited a baseball lifetime to receive, there was a closed room, a rectangular table and 16 men discussing, deliberating, debating and after somewhere in the neighborhood of six hours, deciding how to cast their votes in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Modern Era ballot. The end result of the process, as announced Sunday night and celebrated […]

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Hall of Famers spent 14 years together with Tigers

SECURITY WARNING: Please treat the URL above as you would your password and do not share it with anyone. See the Facebook Help Center for more information. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Alan Trammell and Jack Morris were Tigers’ Draft picks in the same year, a few rounds apart in 1976. They both arrived in the big leagues a year later and spent the next 14 seasons as teammates in Detroit. On Monday, they were wearing the same jersey once more. This time, it was the red and white jerseys the Hall of Fame gives to inductees to put […]

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Jack Morris, Alan Trammell voted into Hall of Fame by Modern Era committee

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown. Morris, a big-game pitcher, and Trammell, a star shortstop, were picked by a 16-man Modern Baseball Era committee that considered 10 candidates whose biggest contributions came from 1970-87. Morris got 14 votes and Trammell drew 13, one more than the minimum needed. Riddick: Eagles must balance run-pass offense with Foles Clark says Eagles still ‘very formidable’ in playoffs They’ll be enshrined July 29. It’s fitting that they’ll go […]

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Morris, Trammell get long-awaited call to Hall

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Alan Trammell was in Detroit last weekend, co-hosting a baseball camp for kids inside the gym at Wayne State University, when the staff played a video showing Trammell’s highlights from the 1984 World Series. They were meant to give campers a glimpse of what their instructor accomplished in his career, but they also served to jog Trammell’s memory. "I have not sat down and watched a full game of the World Series," Trammell said. "I have those tapes, but this is going to date myself: They’re all VHS. But they were running those [at […]

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