Hall of Fame Induction Sunday Photos

Billy Southworth's plaque

Photos from the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cooperstown, New York on Sunday, July 27, 2008.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Part of the special Billy Southworth exhibit.

Billy Southworth's plaque, in its permanent spot in the museum's Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery.

The setting. We were told this was the largest assemblage of Hall of Famers ever in one place, 56.

Wade Boggs and Cal Ripken

Peter O'Malley, son of inductee, former Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley and Luisa Kuhn, widow of former commissioner Bowie Kuhn, another inductee.

Lefty Steve Carlton

Lou Brock

Emcee George Grande with Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks

Of course, the ‘Ol Redhead was in the house.

Bob Gibson

2006 inductee Bruce Sutter

Former Cards closer Dennis Eckersley

The Wizard

HoF President Jeff Idelson, Bill DeWitt, Jr., HoF Chairman Jane Forbes Clark and Commissioner Bud Selig with Billy Southworth's plaque.

DeWitt speaks

Inductee Dick Williams is a St. Louis native.

Not surprisingly, the loudest cheers were for Goose Gossage.



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