Hall of Fame

2005 Hall Of Fame Results

January 20, 2006. Cooperstown, NY.¬†Although some came close, no player will be enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame this year. Notable snubs include Robin Yount carrying 3,142 hits on his resume (71.4%), Jack Morris who compiled 254 wins in his career (57.1%), Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr. (61.9%), and legendary outfielder Kirby Puckett (61.9%). All […]

Season Analysis

2003-2004 Off Season Recap

Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks SS Kurt Abbott, 2B Jose Vidro None The Hawks have three aces entering their prime, a couple waiting in the wings, and an elite hitting Carlos Lee to lead the charge back to defend their ’03 championship. As long as the bats around Lee can help […]

Hall of Fame

2003 HOF Results

January 21, 2004. Cooperstown, NY. With some deserving candidates on the ballot, it’s always a disappointing for the commissioner to announce no one received enough votes to enter the Hall of Fame this year. 75% of the votes is needed, and the closest player was Tommy John with 70%. 3,000 hit member Robin Yount, John […]

Season Analysis

2002-2003 Off Season Recap

Team Key Departures Key Acquisitions Summary Grade Holbrook Hawks SP Bret Saberhagen, SP Jimmy Haynes, CF Eric Burnes, CF Jim Edmonds, SP Victor Zambrano, SS Delino DeShields, 2B Jeff Cirillo, LF Jeffrey Hammonds, 1B Talmadge Nunnari, 1B Wes Helms SS Kurt Abbott The Hawks retooled a bit this offseason to keep the minor league system […]

Hall of Fame

2002 HOF Results

February 11, 2003. Cooperstown, NY. By the skin of his teeth, all time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson was inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. 3,000 hit member Robin Yount, Tommy John and his 288 wins, and others will have to wait another year. As always, 75% of the vote was needed to […]

Team News

Owner Branch Shocks UBA with a Move North of the Border

Regina, Saskatchewan. April 1, 2002. Many UBA owners are left stunned as they hear that their Houston franchise has secured funding for a move to Canada – specifically Regina, Saskatchewan. However, sources close to the situation say that these discussions have been ongoing for about two years, with multiple financiers backing out for undisclosed reasons. […]