Legends Hall of Fame!
Inductees will have played, coached, or actively participated in Legends for at least 7 years, or participated in at least 15 seasons, and displayed outstanding integrity, camaraderie, and dedication to Legends, fellow players and coaches. It also helps to have a championship or two, and possible MVP, but NOT mandatory!
Class of 2017
Hall of Fame video by Chuck Barber - pre-awards: https://youtu.be/68M-adC2KXQ
Hall of Fame video of actual presentations: https://youtu.be/6jfkEzTJWzk
#36 (Gaylord Perry), then #7 (Mickey Mantle)
Joined Spring 2011 after bringing Ponce team over! Played 12 Legends Seasons!
Teams played for: Lolligaggers in Ponce? Then Expos, Blue Jays (40+), Expos
Won 1 championship – Spring 2012, 2 runner-ups
Managed Expos for 5 years
True sportsmanship and love for the game.
Son plays in Legends.
“I wouldn’t be caught dead in a Lolligagger uniform!”
#15 (Thurman Munson), then #4 (Lou Gehrig)
Joined in Spring 2007, played 19 seasons!
Teams played for: Redlegs (1), Padres (18) DID NOT PLAY REDLEG CHAMPIONSHIP!
“Give me the ball, RJ!”
Won 7 championships, 11 appearances
In his xx’s, still throws a great game in 30+ A!
Inaugural Class of 2016
#5 (Other Famous #5s: Johnny Bench, Joe DiMaggio, Brooks Robinson)
GraySox, Redlegs – and famous Ponce TEAM 11 before that
Played First 9 seasons –
Fall 2006 – retired 2010
Started it all in Ponce by drafting me, then came to Legends with me!
Famous Quote: "The ball will find you!"
Won 2 championships
#44 (Other famous 44s: HAMMERING HANK AARON! Reggie Jackson) and 24!
Played for Redlegs
Played Since 1
st Season - Fall 2006 - (missed 1)
Grew up with Manny Ramirez (get for Redlegs?!)
Famous Quote: "Bobby! You have ONE job to do!"
Came from Ponce
Commissioner for Legends Basketball
Won 5 championships – 10 Appearances (50% winning %)
#3 (Other famous #3s: BABE RUTH)
Played for Redlegs and BlackSox
Both sports – not easy!
Famous Quote: "Ron, whatever you need, I will help!"
Reffed whenever we needed
All-around awesome dude!
#72 (Other #72s: Carleton Fisk!)
Managed Padres x seasons
Spring 2008 (4 th Season)
Won 6 championships – tied for most! – 8 Appearances (75% winning %)
Famous Quote: "WAYNE, that was a strike!"