Inductees galore, quite an eclectic group.
Bud Fowler played everywhere and opened up doors.
He hailed from Cooperstown.
Buck O’Neil, a jack-of-all trades, a player, manager, scout and executive,
Rewarded with the Hall of Fame Induction.
Gil Hodges, an 18-year career, Dem Bums first sacker.
Managed the miracle Mets to a World Series title in 1969.
Jim Kaat,  a 25-year veteran, won 16 magnet Golden Glove awards.
A stellar and crafty southpaw, pitched wonderfully.
Minnie Minoso, an all-accepting and fantastic star for the Chicago White Sox.
Met Minnie once at Chicago’s mag mile.
Tony Oliva, Cuban superstar and won 3 batting titles for the Twins.
Outstanding hitter and placed hits perfectly.
David Ortiz (Big Papi), catalyst for the 2004 Red Sox championship
and ended an 86-year drought.
A poetic synopsis of their glory.