On the eve of the Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony, The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann bring on Sports Illustrated writer Jay Jaffe to discuss the future of Hall of Fame debates (06:00), how the Hall would be different if Jay could pick the plaques (12:00), several overlooked inductees and candidates (19:30), Adrián Beltré and the BBWAA's bias against third basemen (27:30), how the Hall should handle relievers (44:00), and Jay's new book, The Cooperstown Casebook (48:00).
Hall of Fame Weekend and 'The Cooperstown Casebook'
On the eve of the Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony, Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann bring on Jay Jaffe of 'Sports Illustrated' to discuss the future of Hall of Fame debates and his new book
As always, Rachel and Callie are here to dish out and comment on any Bravo news of the week
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John also talks about the toughest trades he had to make during his time with the Grizzlies and whether the Hawks would ever trade Trae Young during the season
Wos also breaks down some new off-court fits from Victor Oladipo, Juan Toscano-Anderson, and Mike Conley
Ian is joined by Carl Anka and Musa Okwonga to discuss who has impressed after half the season so far
Plus, this week’s Taste Test: a pair of chocolaty treats from Whole Foods. Later on they share some Personal Food News.