White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen signs autographs for fans before the 1995 Windy City Classic, an exhibition game between the Cubs and White Sox. Guillen has felt the wrath of Miami fans after his controversial comments about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and was fined five games by the team. (Brian Bahr/AFP/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Ozzie Guillen’s Most Controversial Rants and QuotesROSENBERG: Poor judgement from Guillen shouldn’t be a surpriseRUSHIN: Guillen mess a product of his manufactured “take”

White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen signs autographs for fans before the 1995 Windy City Classic, an exhibition game between the Cubs and White Sox. Guillen has felt the wrath of Miami fans after his controversial comments about Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and was fined five games by the team. (Brian Bahr/AFP/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Ozzie Guillen’s Most Controversial Rants and Quotes
ROSENBERG: Poor judgement from Guillen shouldn’t be a surprise
RUSHIN: Guillen mess a product of his manufactured “take”


Barry Larkin and Ron Gant have a tug-of-war in the Reds locker room before a 1995 game between the Reds and Cardinals. Larkin was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday. (David Walberg/SI)
CORCORAN: Fate of five borderline HOF candidates will be determinedVERDUCCI: One no-doubter and a lot of tough choices for Hall of FameLEMIRE: Barry Larkin is prepping for a likely Hall of Fame callVOTE: Make your picks for the 2012 Hall of Fame class

Barry Larkin and Ron Gant have a tug-of-war in the Reds locker room before a 1995 game between the Reds and Cardinals. Larkin was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday. (David Walberg/SI)

CORCORAN: Fate of five borderline HOF candidates will be determined
VERDUCCI: One no-doubter and a lot of tough choices for Hall of Fame
LEMIRE: Barry Larkin is prepping for a likely Hall of Fame call
VOTE: Make your picks for the 2012 Hall of Fame class

Detroit outfielder Kirk Gibson bowls over Kansas City catcher Pat Borders during a 1995 Royals-Tigers game. Gibson’s former team advanced to the ALDS last night by beating the Yankees. Gibson is currently managing the Diamondbacks, who will take on Milwaukee tonight with the winner advancing to the NLCS. (Chuck Solomon/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit TigersVERDUCCI: The surprises of the 2011 postseason and more notesCORCORAN: Previewing Arizona-Milwaukee, St. Louis-PhiladelphiaGALLERY: Memorable LDS moments | Experts Picks | Schedule

Detroit outfielder Kirk Gibson bowls over Kansas City catcher Pat Borders during a 1995 Royals-Tigers game. Gibson’s former team advanced to the ALDS last night by beating the Yankees. Gibson is currently managing the Diamondbacks, who will take on Milwaukee tonight with the winner advancing to the NLCS. (Chuck Solomon/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Tigers
VERDUCCI:
The surprises of the 2011 postseason and more notes
CORCORAN: Previewing Arizona-Milwaukee, St. Louis-Philadelphia
GALLERY: Memorable LDS moments | Experts Picks | Schedule