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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
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Celebrities : Jim Rice, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr
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Posted 7/29/2007 12:07:01 PM | Permalink
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With five games to go in the first half Hader still has time to gain ground on the leader: Hall of Famer and nine-time All-Star Goose Gossage, who fanned 95 before the break in 1977. Pitchers under 26, Most Ks w/0 starts pre ASB – All-Time. *Age as of ...

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Nothing they do with the bullpen, short of building a time machine to that could summon vintage Mariano Rivera, Goose Gossage, or Wade Davis is going to move the needle nearly that much. But having come as close to a championship as they did last year ...
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