Two powerful hitters, two dominant starters and two lights-out relievers. Six Hall of Fame legends, all a part of the Class of 2019 at the Baseball Hall of Fame. The game’s newest immortals take their bow July 19-22. More than 50 Hall of Famers are scheduled to be in Cooperstown to honor the Class of 2019 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, honoring Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith will be held Sunday, July 21, at 1:30 p.m. ET on the grounds of the Clark Sports Center – located one mile south of the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Hall of Fame Weekend 2019, July 19-22 | Baseball Hall of Fame Read more
On a personal note, it’s taken me almost 51 years, but I finally made it. I am sincerely grateful to simply be here in Cooperstown to watch my son Blake play in the Dream Park tournament today August 22nd, 2018. I hope he has fun and will remember this forever. He is only 11 years old and I’m so proud of him (DOB: 12/20/06). Visit Dream Park – Click here.
I had trouble naming this blog because it is so much more significant to me than the 12U tournament. As of matter of fact, my teammate invited me to play in Over 30 tournament here in Cooperstown 2 weeks ago sponsored by Baltimore Orioles. When Blake and I first arrived we went straight to the museum and took a picture of #10 Chipper Jones. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame last month. They only took 6 players. Click here It has haunted me my whole life when I turned down an opportunity to play Division 1 Baseball in College @ Old Dominion my Senior year playing with #15 Brian Kowitz @ Boys Latin. Click here
It’s amazing to see the level of maturity and discipline some of these players have as they compete in one of the greatest pastimes. My week in review – Click here. Some interesting trivia below: We finished preliminary seeding week 79/104 with a record of 1 and 5 averaging 10.83 runs allowed per game.