Looks like I will be going to Cooperstown to celebrate Maddux, Glavine and Thomas

A couple years ago I looked at the potential Hall of Fame classes for Cooperstown and realized that from 2014-2016, those three years will be filled with great classes. Today, it was announced that Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas will be this year’s enshrinees.

I expected those three to be first ballot selections and they are. As an A’s fan, seeing Thomas get in is a personal joy as he help lead the team to an impressive and fun 2006 playoff run. His joy is my joy.

One of my favorite players of all time.

Now I have to actually figure out if I am going to Cooperstown. It’s tougher now because a couple years ago, I had my summers free. But now with my job, it’s a little different. I might be able to swing a weekend off to go to New York in July. But if I do, I have to see if my friends would be interested and then I have to buy a plane ticket, get a place to stay and a rental car.

I’ve been to Cooperstown before so I know what to do and what to expect. But this is going to be better than my last trip. And if I do it this year, I have to do it next year for Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez. And then the following year for Junior.

And Biggio missed by .2%? Wow.

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