Marvin Miller, Union Leader, To Enter HoF

1ST ENTRIES IN CLASS OF 2020

Marvin Miller,

Union Leader,

To Enter HoF

Ted Simmons is flanked by Hall of Fame Chairman Jane Forbes Clark and Hall President Tim Mead at yesterday’s announcement.
Marvin Miller in his heyday.

COOPERSTOWN – Marvin Miller, who as leader of the MLB Players Association established free agency, turning players into tycoons, will enter the Hall of Fame in the Class of 2020.  He will be inducted posthumously Sunday, July 26.

He was elected yesterday by the Modern Era Committee, along with Ted Simmons, 70, an eight-time All-Star catcher who played 13 seasons with St. Louis.

The Baseball Writers of America’s picks, expected to include Yankee Derek Jeter, will be announced in  mid-January.

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