The Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will announce the Class of 2017 on Wednesday. Who should be inducted? Barry Bonds? Roger Clemens? Vlad Guerrero? Mike Mussina? Tim Raines? (I said no because of the character clause).
In two weeks, the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame induction class will be announced and Tim Raines is on the doorstep of Cooperstown as he approaches his final year on the ballot. Since his inclusion on the ballot, Raines has been steadily building support, jumping from 24.3% of the vote in 2008 to 69.8% last year (inductees need a minimum of 75% for election).
Experts will tell you there is an element of mystery to domestic violence cases. One of those experts is Ruth Glenn, the executive director for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). A domestic violence victim turned advocate, Glenn knows from personal experience what it’s like to be abused, harassed, stalked, and in her harrowing story, kidnapped, shot and left for dead.
When I read that Kevin Costner would consider doing a Bull Durham sequel, I winced. The next thing I did was Google Costner to check his date of birth. When I found out he turns 61 next month, my fear was confirmed.