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Should Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame? SI’s Jay Jaffe thinks so. Do you? (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

JAFFE: Biggio deserves call to Hall of Fame | Bagwell, too

Should Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame? SI’s Jay Jaffe thinks so. Do you? (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
JAFFE: Biggio deserves call to Hall of Fame | Bagwell, too

Matt Cain delivers a pitch to Jason Castro during the ninth inning of Wednesday’s Giants-Astros game. Castro would ground out to complete Cain’s perfect game, the 22nd in major league history. The Giants won 10-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

CORCORAN: Cain throws first perfect game in Giants history
GALLERY: Baseball’s 20 perfect games in the modern era

Matt Cain delivers a pitch to Jason Castro during the ninth inning of Wednesday’s Giants-Astros game. Castro would ground out to complete Cain’s perfect game, the 22nd in major league history. The Giants won 10-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
CORCORAN: Cain throws first perfect game in Giants historyGALLERY: Baseball’s 20 perfect games in the modern era

Mets centerfielder Lenny Dykstra celebrates after hitting the game-winning home run in Game 3 of the 1986 ALCS against the Astros. The Mets would win the series in six games before beating Boston in the World Series. Dykstra turns 49 today. (Manny/Millan/SI) 

SI VAULT: NLCS featured memorable performances by Mets and Astros (10.20.86)
GALLERY: Remembering the 1986 World Series | Iconic Photos of the NY Mets

Mets centerfielder Lenny Dykstra celebrates after hitting the game-winning home run in Game 3 of the 1986 ALCS against the Astros. The Mets would win the series in six games before beating Boston in the World Series. Dykstra turns 49 today. (Manny/Millan/SI) 
SI VAULT: NLCS featured memorable performances by Mets and Astros (10.20.86)GALLERY: Remembering the 1986 World Series | Iconic Photos of the NY Mets

Nolan Ryan turns 65 today. The Rangers president pitched for 27 seasons (1968-93) for four different teams - the Mets, Angels, Astros and Rangers. He retired with a record of 324-292 with a record 5,714 strikeouts. In this 1985 photo, Ryan delivers a pitch during a game against the Cubs. (Getty Images)

SI VAULT: Hats off to you, Nolan Ryan (7.23.79)
GALLERY: Baseball’s 3,000 Strikeout Club

Nolan Ryan turns 65 today. The Rangers president pitched for 27 seasons (1968-93) for four different teams - the Mets, Angels, Astros and Rangers. He retired with a record of 324-292 with a record 5,714 strikeouts. In this 1985 photo, Ryan delivers a pitch during a game against the Cubs. (Getty Images)
SI VAULT: Hats off to you, Nolan Ryan (7.23.79)GALLERY: Baseball’s 3,000 Strikeout Club