| Ripken Jr. endorses Rice, Gossage for HOF; Gwynn speaks up for Dawson
ESPN - USA
- One fringe benefit to making the Baseball Hall of Fame is the opportunity to lobby for former teammates and peers to join the club. Ted Williams
believed strongly that Dom DiMaggio
should be in Cooperstown, and Mike Schmidt
spoke up for Pete Rose
during his induction speech.
Williams and Schmidt didn't have much of an impact, it turns out. But that doesn't prevent every new class from maintaining the tradition.
Cal Ripken Jr.
and Tony Gwynn
, who'll enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday, weighed in with their endorsements during a news conference Saturday. When asked which players are most deserving of
Celebrities : Jim Rice, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr|
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 7/29/2007 12:07:01 PM | Permalink