Gil Hodges Finally Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (2022)
Sunday July 24th, 2022- Cooperstown New York: It was a long time coming & way overdue. Finally, today MLB inducted Gil Hodges in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Gil's daughter Irene gave a tear shedding speech for long time Mets fans & his leadership as Manager of the Amazing 1969 New York Mets from loveable losers to World Champions of baseball.
Many of those players are gone or could not attend, but in "Amazing" support, Cleon Jones, Ed Kranepool, Ron Swoboda & Art Shamsky were on hand for the induction. Also in attendance was Tom Seaver's daughter Sara & Tommie Agee's widow, Maxine showing their love & respect for the former Mets manager Gil Hodges. Also, the Mets longtime legendary, media man Jay Horowitz was there shedding a tear as well.