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Lee Smith and Harold Baines Tapped for Hall of Fame

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The Cubs' longtime closer and the White Sox' longtime designated hitter were elected by the Hall's Today's Game Era committee.
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Harold Baines, Lee Smith Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

6 monthes ago   |   By SI

The Today's Game Era Committee voted former White Sox star Harold Baines and former Cubs closer Lee Smith into Cooperstown on Sunday.
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Cubs pitcher Lee Smith, White Sox outfielder Harold Baines elected to the Hall of Fame

6 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Chicago baseball fans celebrated collectively Sunday night, when former Cubs closer Lee Smith and White Sox outfielder Harold Baines were named the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. They were selected by the 16-member Today's Game Era committee, which requires 12 votes for induction...
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Harold Baines, Lee Smith voted into Baseball Hall of Fame by Today's Game Era Committee

Harold Baines, Lee Smith voted into Baseball Hall of Fame by Today's Game Era Committee

6 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

On Sunday, the Hall of Fame announced Harold Baines and Lee Smith have been voted into Cooperstown by Today's Game Committee.
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Harold Baines, Lee Smith Elected into Baseball Hall of Fame by Committee

6 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Harold Baines and Lee Smith were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, MLB .com's Chad Thornburg reported...
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Windy City Wins: Lee Smith, Baines elected to baseball Hall

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

LAS VEGAS - Longtime closer Lee Smith and smooth-swinging Harold Baines were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
“Very shocked,” Baines said on a conference call.
Former outfielder and manager Lou Piniella fell one vote short.
Results of the 16-member Today's Game Era Committee were announced at the winter meetings. It took 12 votes for election - Smith was unanimous, Baines got 12 and Piniella had 11.
Smith and Baines both debuted in Chicago during the 1980 season. Smith began with the Cubs and went on to post a then-record 478 saves while Baines started out with the White Sox...
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Harold Baines, Lee Smith elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Today's Game ballot

Harold Baines, Lee Smith elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Today's Game ballot

6 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Their contributions are well known to fans of the North and South Sides in the 1980s and 1990s, and now they're going to be known by baseball fans throughout history.
On Sunday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that former White Sox designated hitter Harold Baines and former Cubs closer Lee Smith have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on the “Today's Game” ballot.
Welcome to Cooperstown, Harold Baines! HOF2019 pic.twitter.com/ENodzJgbQc
- Baseball Hall December 10, 2018
Welcome to Cooperstown, Lee Smith! HOF2019 pic.twitter.com/cLWlmp8Jpa
- Baseball Hall December 10...
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George Steinbrenner falls short of Hall of Fame

George Steinbrenner falls short of Hall of Fame

6 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Not this year. Yankees and baseball legend George Steinbrenner was not voted to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, as Harold Baines and Lee Smith were elected through the Today's Game Era ballot. The Today's Game Era provides an avenue for Hall of Fame consideration to managers, umpires, executives and players retired for more than...
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