Trevor Hoffman humbled by Hall of Fame tour
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Rarely rattled on the mound as one of baseball's great closers, Trevor Hoffman almost seemed as if he was still pitching.
After touring the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Hoffman said he was humbled to think that he's one of the newest members of a very special fraternity, but as usual he kept his emotions in check.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, adoring fans warm up chilly Cologuard Classic pro-am
Football and golf fans donned their green and yellow shirts and hats for Wednesday’s Cologuard Classic pro-am.
Aaron Rodgers, the man they were there to see, stuck out.
“I like blue, white and grey,” the Green Bay Packers quarterback said, showing off his golf gear.
What about green and yellow?
“When they aren’t paying me, I’m not wearing them,” he said with a laugh. “I wear blue, Cologuard blue.”
Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman makes it to Cooperstown
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Well, Hells Bells, look who made it into the Hall of Fame.
Trevor Hoffman, known for his high leg kick, menacing glare and wicked changeup, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his third year on the ballot.
Hoffman was baseball's all-time saves leader with 601 when he retired in 2010, and later was passed by Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees.
Trevor Hoffman misses Hall of Fame election by 5 votes
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman didn't make baseball's Hall of Fame for the second straight season.
This time, it was agonizingly close.
The former closer with the menacing glare, high leg kick and wicked changeup fell five votes short of enshrinement when balloting was announced Wednesday.