The holiday weekend has dampened the flame of the Hot Stove, so let's take a look at some recent news about the past to keep the baseball fires burning.
The Hall of Fame's Golden Era Committee will convene at next month's Winter Meetings to consider a slate of 10 candidates headlined by Ron Santo. In yesterday's New York Times, Richard Sandomir examined the case for former Yankees' ace Allie Reynolds.
Have you ever heard of Babe Dahlgren? What about the scandalous rumor that followed him throughout his career?
At Bronx Banter, Bruce Markusen's latest baseball card mystery involved Bucky Dent's historic three-run homerun versus Mike Torrez in the 1978 one-game playoff. Can you identify the mystery man (avoid the comments section if you don't want to see any spoilers)?
Chili Davis has reportedly been hired as the Oakland Athletics' new hitting coach.