No. 11 goes to Cooperstown: Edgar Martinez is finally a Hall of Famer

(Lol... My phone died mid-post.)

This is so overdue. Edgar Martinez was the most amazing hitter I've seen in my entire life. He is one of the five best hitters in baseball history. And yet, he doesn't get indicted until the 10th ballot...
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich