“Cooperstown-Hall of Fame Quotes”
Cooperstown’s Hall of Fame Day came up with 50,000 on hand, sun drenched fans, with the memories of greatness of the game waiting for the new enshrines. The acceptance speeches were emotional, tearful, thankful, and heart-warming.
Oh Doctor-what a day.
Struggling shortstop in Cincinnati-never imagined a day like this
Cooperstown is a great shrine
Be humble-Be grateful-be careful
Greatest gift my dad gave me is humility
Job is worth doing…it’s worth doing right.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of how things turn out.
San Diego-jackpot place to land
Bruce Bochy challenged players to be great.
Darren Balsley-communicates so much by saying less.
Bud Black-thinking man’s manager
Teammates in San Diego-no statistics describe how good you were
Kevin Towers-GM-great vision to make a great team
John Moores-treated us as a family
Thinking of my dad up in heaven today smoking a cigar
Thinking of Tony Gwynn-miss him
Hells Bells-created such great enthusiasm.
I love being a Padres for life
Be more concerned about your character than reputation.
An incredible honor
Thanks to Bobby Cox-Atlanta manager-believed in me before I believe in me.
A memorable experience
Proud to have won the ‘Old English D’ my entire career
Sparky Anderson taught me team first.
Thank Montreal Expos for brining me to major leagues
Felipe Alou-Mike Scoscia helped me so much
Love hearing ‘Let’s Go Tigers’
Baseball inspired me to be great
1st game at Met Stadium left an impression forever
Jim Leyland taught me thru tough love
Sparky Anderson taught me to fight thru adversity
Ron Luciano umpired rushed to the mound-welcome to the majors leagues
Wow is this amazing-ultimate dream come true
This is the ultimate fraternity and I am in awe of these men.
Hall is the intersection of the game’s past and present.
Charley Manuel-my 1st minor league manager-made me a player