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Coaches on outside looking in

Coaches presently can't be considered for election into the Hall of Fame. It may be time for that to change.

Originally Published: April 19, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Today I'm revisiting last Thursday's column on the notion that pitching coaches should be considered for the Hall of Fame ...

You mention Leo Mazzone and Johnny Sain ... but whatever happened to Mel Stottlemyre? He was first a pitching coach for the Mets and is now in his ninth year with the Yankees. Have you forgotten he's only won five World Series as a pitching coach, and is one of the most highly regarded coaches in the game.

Jeez, it must be awful to be a New York baseball fan, ...

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