The little upstate community of Cooperstown, New York benefits A LOT from the Baseball Hall of Fame
On Tuesday, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America elected pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, and a multi-positional player Craig Biggio to the Hall of Fame. They will be inducted the weekend of July 24-27. It was the first time since 1955 that the BBWAA elected four players in one year.
It will be the second straight strong Hall of Fame class following last year’s inductions of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa.
And it’s a long cry from 2013 when the baseball writers did not vote anyone into the Hall.
Things look promising over the next few years, as well, as players such as Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are eligible next year, followed by New York Yankees’ favorites Mariano Rivera and…
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