The New Jersey Hall of Fame highlights Garden State citizens who have completed tremendous accomplishments throughout the years. These people might have once lived in New Jersey or still do today. The New Jersey Hall of Fame says, "The people we celebrate have overcome every imaginable obstacle and challenge. They have survived war, overcome the bleakness of poverty, conquered fear, disability, and rebounded from untold rejections and failure."
Yesterday was a big day for Derek Jeter. He received word that he will be going into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame this summer in Cooperstown.
Jeter received 396 of the 397 votes, obtaining the highest voting percentage, 99.7, of any position player in election history...
New York Yankees Mariano Rivera was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend in Cooperstown, New York.
Mariano Rivera finished his career with 652 saves and five World Series titles
Here's his Hall of Fame speech:
Former Mets catcher, Mike Piazza received 83 percent of the vote by the Baseball Writers’ Association beating 75-percent of the votes needed for induction to the Hall of Fame. This was Piazza's fourth attempt to be voted in.
Former Mariners and Reds superstar Ken Griffey Jr...