Widow of baseball great Roy Halladay delivers emotional Hall of Fame tribute

22 Juillet, 2019, 16:34 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
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Perhaps the most touching quote of the speech was this from Brandy.

Baines saved his last moments to pay tribute to the White Sox and to his family, thanking his mom and dad and wife Marla, who also had to hold back tears.

The Panamanian capped an emotional day in Cooperstown, New York, where he was inducted along with fellow closing pitcher Lee Smith, starting pitchers Mike Mussina and Roy Halladay and sluggers Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines. He also pitched a flawless game that season. It meant you weren't good enough to start and the team didn't really have a spot for you. "Toronto gave us that chance, that base at the start, but Philly also gave us a chance to win and the passion that we wanted, and there's no way to choose, and so we decided that he'll go in with no team".

"I think Roy would rather be remembered by who he was, not what he did on the ball field".

"First of all, I don't understand why I always have to be the last", Rivera joked.

"You're special for me", said Rivera, who left his native Panama in 1990 unable to speak English.

Mussina pitched for 18 major league seasons and spent his entire career in the high-scoring AL East with the Orioles and Yankees. A five-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove victor, he posted a record of 270-153, pitching 3,362 2/3 innings with 2,813 strikeouts, 785 walks and an ERA of 3.68. He went 270-153 with a 3.68 ERA and recorded his only 20-win season as a 39-year-old in 2008. "From teachers to coaches who showed me kindness and discipline, I thank you all for what you've done for me".

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The no-hitter came in Halladay's first postseason start, and it followed a ideal game thrown that same season, making him the only pitcher to accomplish that feat. My opportunities for those achievements are in the past. "This time I made it".

For Yankees fans, the party in Cooperstown will likely continue into next year when legendary shortstop Derek Jeter becomes Hall of Fame eligible. The two Hall of Famers died since last year's induction ceremony. Here are the highlights from Sunday's induction ceremony. Also, Bernie Williams and Tino Martinez would be making the trip, as well.

Martinez, one of the greatest right-handed hitters of all-time, the man whose name is on the award given to the best designated hitter every season and a Mariners legend who spent his entire major league career in Seattle, was one of six players honored as inductees in the 2019 Hall of Fame class.

Mussina, who spent the first 10 seasons of his 18-year Major League Baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles and the final 10 with the New York Yankees, made the same decision.

Local officials are predicting a crowd of at least 50,000, and despite sweltering heat, most spots in the field outside Clark Sports Center already have been staked out.

Rivera is the first player in history to be unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame.

The ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m.



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