Revealed Jan 22, 2020
New York Yankees nice Derek Jeter was voted into the Baseball Corridor of Fame alongside Larry Walker on Tuesday.
Jeter featured on the poll for the primary time and fell one vote in need of changing into the second inductee to realize unanimous choice, behind former team-mate Mariano Rivera.
A five-time World Sequence champion, Jeter spent his whole profession with the Yankees after making his MLB debut in 1995.
He was an All-Star on 14 events and received 5 Gold Gloves earlier than retiring on the finish of the 2014 season.
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Rivera, inducted in 2019, mentioned: “Derek prided himself on being a constant presence. No second was too huge. He was fearless and he was the kind of chief we knew we might depend on yr after yr.
“I really feel so lucky that he was a team-mate and pal for my whole profession and I congratulate him on this nice honour.”
Canadian proper fielder Walker, who starred for the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies and St Louis Cardinals, narrowly surpassed the 75 per cent voting threshold required for Corridor of Fame choice in his 10th and remaining yr of choice eligibility.
The induction ceremony will happen on July 26 in Cooperstown, New York, dwelling to the Nationwide Baseball Corridor of Fame and Museum.
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