Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Duke Snider

On this date in 1980, Duke Snider is elected to the Hall of Fame.

"What a player does best, he should practice least."


Anthony Hughes said...

I for some reason thought of Peggy Bundy... "Al, what you're good *for*, you're not good *at*!

Contrary Guy said...

But the guy could sell shoes!

night owl said...

Elected on his 11th try. ... in case people think the Hall voting problems is a recent issue.

Contrary Guy said...

This "I can't vote this guy this time but I might next time" rationale is what turned me off to following Hall of Fame voting.

Did his statistics get better with another year of retirement?