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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - The Baseball Writers' Association
The first time Frank Thomas visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, he felt out of place.
The renowned slugger led the National League in home runs the first seven years of his career.
Ralph Kiner was a smash as a slugger, launching so many home runs over the left-field wall at old Forbes Field that fans nicknamed it his corner.
Plaques for Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox will have Atlanta Braves logos, and Frank Thomas' will have the logo of the Chicago White Sox.
For the Boston Red Sox, bushy beards are so last year.
Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.
CHICAGO (AP) — It was more than just a big day for The Big Hurt.
ATLANTA (AP) — There will be an Atlanta Braves reunion this summer.
Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, a former reporter for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, said Tuesday the only player he voted for was Jack Morris, on the writers' ballot for the 15th and final time after falling 42 votes shy last year.