Tag: Tim Raines

Behind the Scenes with Tim Raines on His Exclusive Trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, NY — Every once in a great while, we hear something that takes our breath away. For Tim Raines, that moment happened on a recent Wednesday morning in Cooperstown.

Erik Strohl, vice president of exhibitions and collections for the Baseball Hall of Fame, had just led Raines, his wife Shannon, his six-year-old twin daughters Ava and Amelie, Raines’ agent and good friend Randy Grossman, and two Canadian writers on a tour of the Hall.

A Letter to BBWAA Voters: Why Tim Raines Deserves to Be in the Hall of Fame

To: Baseball Hall of Fame Voters
Re: Tim Raines
From: Jonah Keri

Hello BBWAA voter! I hope this letter finds you well.

I’m writing today on behalf of Tim Raines’ candidacy for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Since you didn’t vote for Raines on last year’s ballot, I would like to take a few moments to make the case for him this year, in the hopes that you’ll consider voting for him this time around.