Tommy Lasorda among those congratulating Mike Piazza, Ken Griffey Jr.
Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are baseball’s newest Hall of Famers.
After the initial shock, amazement and joy wear off, both superstars are going to have to return a lot of texts and voicemails.
Among the congratulatory notes on Twitter:
— Tommy Lasorda (@TommyLasorda) January 6, 2016
#congratulations to Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey . Next year will be Bagwell's.
— Billy Wagner (@wagsk13wjs_e) January 7, 2016
— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) January 7, 2016
Congrats to Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. On their selection to the HOF.. Well deserved.. Welcome to the family
— Tom Glavine (@Tom_Glavine) January 6, 2016
— Johnny Bench (@Johnny_Bench5) January 6, 2016
Congrats Jr. When you come to Cooperstown, please bring the items you took from my locker as a kid, or I'll take your ring! @BaseballHall
— Johnny Bench (@Johnny_Bench5) January 7, 2016
— Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) January 6, 2016
Juniors ball cap has to be backwards on his plaque right? #HOF2016
— Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) January 6, 2016
— Miguel Cabrera (@MiguelCabrera) January 7, 2016
Congrats to therealkengriffeyjr for being inducted into the MLB HOF. I've always admired the way… https://t.co/2qk6hcdOEp
— Torii Hunter (@toriihunter48) January 7, 2016
— Giancarlo Stanton (@Giancarlo818) January 7, 2016
— LaTroy Hawkins (@LaTroyHawkins32) January 7, 2016
— Jacoby Ellsbury (@JacobyEllsbury) January 7, 2016
— Jp Arencibia (@jparencibia9) January 6, 2016
My fav player ever "The Kid" inducted. Congrats Jr! Please tell me his plaque with feature the backwards hat!! #SweetestSwingEver
— Josh Reddick (@RealJoshReddick) January 7, 2016
3 people…Raise your hand if you didn't vote for JR. Then slap yourself with the other..
— Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) January 7, 2016
— Chris Young (@CY24_7) January 7, 2016
Ken Griffey Jr. was my favorite player growing up. Thrilled to see him inducted into the HOF, hope his hat is backwards on the plaque! #GOAT
— Jon Lester (@JLester34) January 7, 2016
Congratulations to Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. Extremely honored to have called one a teammate and competed against the other. #HOF
— Brandon Morrow (@2Morrow23) January 7, 2016
Awesome to see guys I grew up idolizing start to get into the HOF. Congrats to Jr and Piazza!
— Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) January 7, 2016
Congrats to Ken Griffey, Jr. My favorite player. After facing him for the first time, I had to hold back tears in dugout. A true "moment"
— Jerry Blevins (@jerryblevins) January 7, 2016
Ken Griffey Jr was the reason I fell in love with the game and why I used a Rawlings trapeze since I was 11. Congrats 🐐 #HOF2016
— Vernon Wells (@VernonWells10) January 7, 2016
— Matt garza (@Gdeuceswild) January 7, 2016
— David Aardsma (@TheDA53) January 7, 2016
#theKid you inspired me to run after the game of baseball. Thank you sir
— Steven Souza Jr. (@SouzaJr) January 7, 2016
— Dana Eveland (@DanaEveland) January 7, 2016
— Mr. Met (@MrMet) January 7, 2016
CONGRATULATIONS to Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza for being elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. pic.twitter.com/SZdhzUHBpm
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) January 7, 2016