Written: May 22, 2015 by Committee Chairman

RIP: Marques Haynes

Former Harlem Globetrotter and Basketball Hall of Famer, Marques Haynes, died today at the age of 89 of natural causes in Plano, Texas. Haynes …

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Written: May 22, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Bobby Isaac to the NASCAR H

The NASCAR Hall of Fame has announced the new members of their latest Hall of Fame Class and the relatively new Hall is continues …

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Written: May 19, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Justin Smith Retires

Does anyone want to play defence for the San Francisco 49ers this year? Following the retirement of Patrick Willis, a possible Hall of …

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Written: May 18, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Adrian Beltre HOFer?

With the 400th Home Run smacked of Adrian Beltre, there have been a few people speculating about his Hall of Fame chances.  Coincidentally, there …

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Written: May 14, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Jorge Posada talks about hi

Just you because they were your former teammate it does not mean that you automatically think that they should be in the Hall of …

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Written: May 13, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Barry Bonds headlines Bay A

Barry Bonds got into the Hall of Fame!   The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame that is.  While Bonds is struggling to gain the …

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Written: May 08, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Ed Reed Retires

A major, though expected retirement has taken place in the world of Football as Ed Reed has called it a career.  The former Safety …

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Written: May 06, 2015 by Committee Chairman

UFC Revamping Their HOF

We here at Notinhalloffame.com have been critical of the UFC Hall of Fame as it seemed to induct fighters arbitrarily and had no physical …

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Written: May 06, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Ted Simmons headlines new C

The St. Louis Cardinals rapidly have made their Hall of Fame one of the most prestigious in North American franchises.  This Hall has just …

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Written: May 04, 2015 by Committee Chairman

Carlos Quentin Retires

Very quietly, former two time All Star, Carlos Quentin announced that he was retiring from professional baseball.  The 32 year old was playing in …

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Written: April 30, 2015 by Committee Chairman

2015 Semi-Finalists Fic Ath

Last December, The Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame announced it’s first full class as voted by a one year long vote by …

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Interviews

Interview with Kareem Rush

22-04-2015 Hits:376 Interviews Committee Chairman

Interview with Kareem Rush

The athletics and the arts aren’t supposed to be intertwined, or at least that is what we are taught to think.  Athletes are supposed be one-dimensional and...

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Second Interview With Mike Litherland of…

23-02-2015 Hits:1463 Interviews Committee Chairman

Second Interview With Mike Litherland of the Induct Janet Jackson to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Last year, we had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Litherland, the head of the online campaign to get Janet Jackson inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...

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DDT's Pop Flies

Is David Ortiz a Hall of Famer?

07-04-2015 Hits:498 DDT's Pop Flies Darryl Tahirali

Is David Ortiz a Hall of Famer?

Responding in late March to the allegations of performance-enhancing drug use that have dogged him throughout his career, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz forcefully denied the charges while stating...

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IF I HAD A VOTE IN THE 2015 BASEBALL HAL…

28-12-2014 Hits:1451 DDT's Pop Flies Darryl Tahirali

Ten years. That is the new maximum length of time a player can remain on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, effective for the current (2015) ballot and for future...

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Hall of Fame Debates

Kurt Warner: 2015 HOF Finalist

29-01-2015 Hits:505 Hall of Fame Debates Committee Chairman - avatar Committee Chairman

Kurt Warner: 2015 HOF Finalist

Having a lot of fun doing our Baseball debates with two of my bloggers, DDT and the Phillies Archivist, I wanted to repeat the same idea with this year’s Football...

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Tony Dungy: 2015 HOF Finalist

29-01-2015 Hits:531 Hall of Fame Debates Committee Chairman - avatar Committee Chairman

Tony Dungy: 2015 HOF Finalist

Having a lot of fun doing our Baseball debates with two of my bloggers, DDT and the Phillies Archivist, I wanted to repeat the same idea with this year’s Football...

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D. K. Orlandini

Golden Era Candidates Part 5: Round up

05-12-2014 Hits:1474 D. K. Orlandini Phillies Archivist - avatar Phillies Archivist

Golden Era Candidates Part 5: Round up

Golden Era Part 5: Round Up With the Golden Era Veterans committee Hall Of Fame election just a few days away here's some details on a few candidates that I haven't...

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Golden Era Candidates Part 4: Gil Hodges…

24-11-2014 Hits:807 D. K. Orlandini Phillies Archivist - avatar Phillies Archivist

Golden Era Candidates Part 4: Gil Hodges

Golden Era Candidates: Part 4 Gil Hodges I was at a monthly Sunday afternoon baseball card show in Northern New Jersey when I struck up a conversation with an affable...

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Classic Movie Reviews

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01-03-2015 Hits:698 Classic Movie Reviews Live Music Head - avatar Live Music Head

HUNG

by Live Music HeadI’d never heard of Ray Drecker (Thomas Jane), the struggling suburban high school basketball and baseball coach and father of two who resorts to using his greatest...

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The Last Impresario

03-12-2014 Hits:1170 Classic Movie Reviews Live Music Head - avatar Live Music Head

The Last Impresario

The Last Impresario 2013 documentary film directed by Gracie Otto, based on the life of Michael White, theatrical producer and film maker by Live Music HeadLMH sees The Last Impresario,...

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From the Desk of the Chairman

The Chairman's votes on the Fictitious A…

06-10-2014 Hits:2409 From the Desk of the Chairman Committee Chairman

The Chairman's votes on the Fictitious Athlete HOF

I have been granted the honor of announcing the Class of 2014 for the Fictitious Athlete Hall of Fame December 1st on the Bob McCown show, a program that is...

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How Chris Von Erich kept the Macho Man f…

14-04-2014 Hits:4782 From the Desk of the Chairman Committee Chairman

How Chris Von Erich kept the Macho Man from the WWE HOF

Is it possible that there is hope for Randy “Macho Man” Savage to enter the WWE Hall of Fame after all? Based on a recent comment this past month by...

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A Conversation with Greg Wyard

22-06-2014 Hits:6827 Live Music Head Live Music Head - avatar Live Music Head

A Conversation with Greg Wyard

A Conversation with Greg Wyardby Live Music Head“A good song is like a true friend.It will always be there when you need it.”~ Greg Wyard

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So this is my first of what I think will tentatively be called “Phil’s Rants.” I don’t think there is any better way to start than by saying that I...

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Jack's Movie Lists

50 Greatest Performances Not Even Nomina…

21-02-2013 Hits:6431 Jack's Movie Lists Jack Ferdman - avatar Jack Ferdman

Although the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences generally selects those deserving each year to be nominated for the most prestigious of all awards given out to the best...

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Insider's view of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Billboard article by Rob Tannenbaum: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6531175/inside-rock-roll-hall-fame-induction-process-secrets-jann-wenner


bojanthebest - 21:19

Congrats to the Oak Ridge Boys for making it into Country Music hall of fame


DDT - 04:52

RIP Ernie Banks (1931-2015), first-ballot Baseball Hall of Famer. "Mr. Cub," the prototype of the power-hitting shortstop and a great ambassador of the game, now reunited with teammate Ron Santo.


DDT - 19:13

Baseball Hall of Fame: Cooperstown justice for Craig Biggio! More surprised if Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz did not get it. Four HoFers in one shot--very good show in 2015.


DDT - 19:46

Baseball's Golden Era Committee throws shut-out: No candidates on ballot elected. My DDT's Pop Flies article asks "Are There Any Hall of Fame Players Left?" in Golden Era. Apparently not.


DDT - 18:36

RIP Jean Beliveau (1931-2014), Hockey Hall of Fame centre as captain of the Montreal Canadiens. One of the all-time greats; two-time Hart Trophy winner. Adieu, Le Gros Bill.


DDT - 18:16

RIP Pat Quinn (1943-2014), former NHL defenseman, coach, member of the induction committee for the Hockey Hall of Fame. At the blue line and behind the boards for eternity now.


DDT - 16:54

Hall of Fame drummer for AC/DC Phil Rudd charged with attempting to arrange a murder in New Zealand. Someone has to say it: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"?


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RIP: Marques Haynes

22-05-2015 Hits:11 Not in Hall of Fame News Committee Chairman - avatar Committee Chairman

RIP: Marques Haynes

Former Harlem Globetrotter and Basketball Hall of Famer, Marques Haynes, died today at the age of 89 of natural causes in Plano, Texas. Haynes was regarded as one of the...

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