The case for Gil Hodges in the Hall of Fame is both statistical and emotional. It also points out all of the inconsistencies that go into the flawed process of choosing Hall of Famers.
When Ron Swoboda sees his two young granddaughters, who live not too far from the World Series hero’s New Orleans home, they always have the same question. “Granddaddy,” one or the other will ask, “why is everything a story?” Swoboda, who turns 67 on Thursday, has an endless supply of stories gleaned from more than […]
(Editor’s Note- This story was originally published in the Summer 2008 issue of Gotham Baseball Magazine – MH) Living in New York City offers me[…]