When I received the tweet from my mother saying, “Who going to #Cooperstown? My Man”, I already knew who she was referring to. It was Ken Griffey, Jr. I can remember watching baseball with my mother and she only wanted to see him play. She taught me the game of baseball and I found it odd that my mother knew so much about the sport. Ken Griffey, Jr. earned the highest voting percentage ever and Mike Piazza will join him!
“In case you don’t know, I’m really superstitious,” he said. “I’ve played in the Hall of Fame game three times, and I’ve never set foot in the building. I’ve never even seen the front of it. The one time I wanted to go in there, I wanted to be a member.”