Saturday, 23 March, 2019

No hat logo for Halladay's Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

Before Roy Halladay died he called a potential Hall of Fame nod ‘a tremendous honor Baseball Hall of Fame announcement: How to watch, which Phillies will be inducted in 2019?
Jennie Wade | 27 January, 2019, 15:44

But speaking to the press at the official unveiling of the 2019 class in NY on Wednesday afternoon, Halladay's wife Brandy, flanked by sons Braden and Ryan, said the family has decided Halladay's plaque would remain neutral.

Philadelphia Phillies Managing Partner John Middleton is logging plenty of miles onto his private jet this month.

Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the US and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball.

Much has been made about how well Edgar Martinez hit off Rivera, but of Rivera's 652 regular-season saves, only Andy Pettitte (72) started and won more of them than Mike Mussina (49), who will go into Cooperstown with Rivera in July. "This family decision was made in concert with the Hall of Fame".

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Halladay, an ace with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies, got 85.4 percent and will be the first posthumous inductee since Deacon White in 2013 and Ron Santo in 2012. He pitched the second no-hitter in post-season history in 2010, the same year he pitched the 20th flawless game in Major League Baseball history. Halladay died in November 2017 at 40 years old when an airplane he was flying crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Halladay stated that he would like to wear a Jays cap into the hall, the second player to do so (Roberto Alomar).

The other former Phils on the ballot for the first time (Juan Pierre, Michael Young, Freddy Garcia, Roy Oswalt, Placido Polanco) are likely to be one-and-done on the writer's ballot.

Too well, in fact, for Rivera's teammates, who still had to face him. Mussina has been the talk of many writers for a long time, and finally does get the call into the Hall Of Fame.

Rivera, the legendary ex-Yankees closer and baseball's all-time saves leader, is the first player in history to be unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame. Armed with a nasty knuckle curveball, Mussina also got a push from the sabermetric community.

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