Gwynn and Ripken Inducted into Hall

Cal Ripken Junior and Tony Gwynn are the newest additions to the baseball Hall of Fame.

During today's induction speeches, both players mentioned the importance of being good role models and how proud they were to play their entire careers with one team.

More than 70,000 fans attended the induction ceremony on a hot and steamy day in Cooperstown.

Ripken played in 2,632 games between 1982 and 1998 for Baltimore. He retired in 2002 as one of seven players in major league history with more than 400 home runs and three-thousand hits. He won two MVP awards and was named to the All-Star team an AL record 19 times.

Gwynn played 20 seasons with San Diego and enters the hall as one of the game's greatest contact hitters. He racked up 3,141 hits over his 20-year career, winning eight NL batting titles. Gwynn had a career .338 average.


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