Collecting Cards Of Super Slugger Jim Rice: A Hall Of Famer At Last

There always seems to be one compelling fact that propels a “borderline” candidate into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  Credit Dick Bresciani for punching Jim Rice’s ticket to baseball immortality. The Red Sox historian uncovered that only nine retired legends — Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Hank Aaron, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Mel Ott and Ted Williams — boasted career batting average and home run totals as high as Rice. Read full story here.