Journeyman Ballplayers Find HOF Visit Welcoming
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is reserved for the best players in history, the doors to Cooperstown open gladly to any major leaguer who knocks.
That simple. Make the trip — and the staff at the Hall of Fame will roll out the red carpet.
That’s how Hediberto “Eddie” Vargas, a first baseman who played briefly for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1982 and 1984, found himself taking in a private tour last summer with two fellow Puerto Ricans, brothers Ángel and José “Pepe” Mangual — all former big leaguers overjoyed to fulfill a lifelong dream.
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