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class of 2019

Lee Smith Third Of Six To Get HoF Orientation

Lee Smith Third Of Six

To Get HoF Orientation

Lee Smith, considered one of the most dominant relief pitchers in baseball history, flashes a grin as he enters the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Hall of Plaques a few minutes ago. He is the third of six Class of 2019 members to undergo orientation at baseball’s mecca at 25 Main St.   He played with eight teams, starting with the Chicago Cubs in 1980 and ending with the Montreal Expos in 1997. With him is wife Cheryl and Erik Strohl, Hall vice president/collections & exhibitions. Induction will be Sunday, July 21, in the fields next to the Clark Sports Center. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Harold Baines Undergoes Initiation, 1st In Class of ’19

Harold Baines Undergoes

Initiation, 1st In Class of ’19

Hitter and right-fielder Harold Baines, who excelled with the Chicago White Sox and other Midwest teams during a 21-year career, breaks into a smile a few minutes ago as he’s shown the spot in the Hall of Plaques where his plaque will hang after his July 21 induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Sharing in his joy are, from left, Erik Strohl, vice president/Exhibitions & Collections; Jon Shestakofsky, vice president/ Communications & Education, and the Hall’s official photographer, Milo V. Stewart Jr.  Rear left is Bill Francis, a Hall researcher.  Inset, Baines signs the spot where his plaque will be hung.  Baines is one of six players in the Class of 2019, and the first to go through the traditional initiation.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Halladay, Rivera, More In HoF’s Class Of 2019

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Rivera, Halladay, More

In HoF’s Class Of 2019

COOPERSTOWN – Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson just announced Edgar Martinez, Roy Halladay, Mike Mussina and Mariano Rivera have been elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America as the Class of 2019 and will be inducted into the Hall at the end of July.

Rivera went in with 100 percent support, the first inductee ever to get a unanimous vote.

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Hall To Announce Inductees Tuesday

MLB.com WILL SIMULCAST IDELSON

Hall To Announce

Inductees Tuesday

COOPERSTOWN – This year’s inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday the 22nd), by Hall President Jeff Idelson.   It will also be simulcast on MLB.com

The 2019 Baseball Writers’ Association of American balloting features 35 players, including 20 new candidates and 15 returnees. Any candidate who receives votes on at least 75 percent of all ballots cast will be inducted this summer.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MAY 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MAY 15

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner

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SPAGHETTI DINNER – 4 – 7 p.m. Donation dinner to benefit the Milford Class of 2019. Milford Central School Cafeteria, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Call 607-286-3349 or visit www.web.milfordcentral.org

TINKERING TUESDAY – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Design and Print a custom fidget spinner. Material fee applies. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

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