Hall of Fame? Carlos Delgado retired after being unable to return from a hip injury in 2009. Does he belong in the HOF? He had a nine-year sustained prime from 1998 to 2006, hitting .290/.402/.576/ with a 150 OPS+ and 38 HR per season. He was a slightly below average defensive first baseman. Overshadowed by some, but most of those contemporaries were using steroids. Hit .351/.442/.757 in his two postseason series. Walked three times in Game 7 of 2006 NLCS. My vote is yes.
Hurt his groin. Returned.
The poor umpire nearly fell too.
Sad tale of Branch’s dogs also involves potential political pressure.
Ouch. Ouch. Ouch.