Baseball fans react to this year's Hall of Fame induction class

Baseball fans from all over the country have flocked to Cooperstown for induction weekend. The excitement around the village and the 2018 Hall of Fame class is high.

Posted: Jul 27, 2018 10:02 PM

Chipper Jones being inducted, just wondering how you guys are feeling about that?

"It's a bittersweet moment because he's a Met killer," said Mets fan Bill Donohue. "I don't really care for the man but you can't doubt his statistics and he really belongs in Cooperstown."

"Alan Trammell, best shortstop we've ever had and one of the best in baseball," said Tigers fan Joe Maci. "Waited too long to get here and his best friend should be here with him Lou Whitaker."

"I've heard a lot of fans said Jim Thome, he's a great guy, he's such an amazing person and player but I never really got to see the 1995, 2005 Jim Thome so to see him come back in the Indians uniform and get a taste of who he actually was is something special," said Indians fan Peyton O'Keefe.

"I've known Trammell since he joined the major leagues," said David Bosque. "He was a Navy guy they came to San Diego and I met his fiancé and he was on his way to spring training and since then we followed his whole career. We go up to Anaheim to see him when the Tigers were in town, he's just a great individual."

"I'm super excited because Vlad is just an exciting guy to watch, so the idea of watching him come down here I know he's going to be like going crazy with all the fans," said Delaware native Michael Husni, "He's like a super appreciative, super humble guys so I feel really good about the fact that he's going in and is gonna be another representative of the Latino community so I'm excited to see him make his way into the hall finally."

The atmosphere surrounding the village this weekend is electric.

"It's totally different than when you come on a weekend in the fall or something. "It's a lot of people, a lot of fans. "It's like Woodstock for baseball."

"We've been here when it wasn't induction weekend and it's very calm and very quaint when but when induction we can happens it comes alive with baseball fans from all across the United States."

"The legends have walked down the street, it's amazing to think about just seeing all different kinds of baseball fans from every walk of life it's awesome as a baseball fan you love to be in places like this I don't think it's any better than Cooperstown."

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