Hall of Fame Night at “The Joe”
The National Baseball Hall of Fame visited “The Joe” on Friday night with a display that included a 1928 Johnny Evers model glove, a Babe Ruth model bat, Nolan Ryan’s Astros cap worn during his 4,000 strikeout and Craig Biggio’s batting gloves from his 3,000th hit.
The 2012 Class of Frank & Peggy Steele Hall of Fame Interns made the trip from Cooperstown and enjoyed a pre-game presentation in the Picnic Pavilion. ValleyCats President, Bill Gladstone, spoke about his experiences in the game and then introduced team Vice President/GM, Rick Murphy, who discussed the day to day operations of the organization. ‘Cats Manager, Stubby Clapp, provided an on-field perspective to round out the panel.