Tag Archives: Baseball Hall of Fame

Rock

“I am honored & humbled to be enshrined into Baseball’s Hall of Fame.” Tim Raines Tim Raines was elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame last week. Raines played in the Major Leagues for more than 20 years with the Montreal … Continue reading

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The Bird

“Mark Fidrych brought baseball back to the people. He made it popular again.” Willie Horton Mark Fidrych won the American League’s Rookie of the Year award in 1976. Fidrych was 19-9 for the Detroit Tigers that season. His 2.34 ERA … Continue reading

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Mr Baseball

“I had slumps that lasted into the winter!” Bob Uecker Bob Uecker played in the Major Leagues for parts of six seasons with the Braves, Cardinals and Phillies. Uecker was the Cardinals back-up catcher to Tim McCarver when the Cardinals … Continue reading

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Junior

“I’m trying to get hits. The home runs will come and sometimes in bunches.” Ken Griffey Jr. Ken Griffey Jr. belted 630 home runs in his 20 plus seasons of playing Major League Baseball. Jr. was a 13 time All-Star … Continue reading

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The Miracle Worker

“Gil Hodges was the core of the Brooklyn Dodgers.” Jackie Robinson Gil Hodges played in the Major Leagues for more than 15 years, mainly for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Hodges also managed in the Major Leagues for nine years with the … Continue reading

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Yogi

“I never thought I was in a slump. I figured if I did not get my hits today, I would ¬†get them tomorrow.” Yogi Berra Yogi Berra played on 10 World Championship teams with the New York Yankees. Yogi was … Continue reading

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Cardinals Captain

“The ball players know he’s a good one, but nobody else does.” Hall of Famer Stan Musial speaking about teammate Ken Boyer Ken Boyer played in the Major Leagues for 15 seasons. Most of Ken Boyer’s success came with the … Continue reading

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