Last weekend, I had the privilege to cover the annual Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Gil Hodges is a now a member of the Hall of Fame.
Repeat after me: Gil Hodges is not in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. A lot of people think he’s in already. And a lot of the people who know that he’s not in the Hall think he should be there.
The great Gil Hodges will once again be up for Baseball Hall of Fame induction next fall.
Dear Editor: Thanks so much for Jim Mancari’s column (Sept. 2) on the great Gil Hodges. As a young girl, I was lucky enough to see him many times at Ebbets Field and, naturally, just loved the big Marine.
We recently passed an important anniversary that defined both the memorable 1969 New York Mets season and more importantly the tenure of the team’s manager, Brooklyn legend Gil Hodges.
Dear Editor: The year was 1968. I was a seven-year- old in the second grade at Our Lady Help of Christians (OLHC) when my mother came home from an open school night and told me, “Hey, Ken, someone in your class has a very famous father. I just met the girl’s mother this evening.” I […]
Dear Editor: As a lifetime Brooklyn Dodgers fan, I read with interest and sincere sadness, Jim Mancari’s report (Dec. 20) on Gil Hodges’ latest slap in the face by the Baseball Writers of America. Their arrogance and vacuous self aggrandizement totally voids any respect, of which they may believe, they are worthy. One wonders, just […]
I had the date Dec. 8 marked off on my calendar for months. Of course, Dec. 8 every year is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, but this year was different. This was the year that Brooklyn baseball legend Gil Hodges would finally be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, and […]
There’s still time to sign the petition circulating to elect Gil Hodges to the Baseball Hall of Fame!