The National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday elected a trio of former All Stars including catcher Ivan Rodriguez.
The honor is well-deserved for "Pudge," as he's known around baseball, a 14-time All Star, 13-time Gold Glove Award winner and 1999 American League MVP. He's widely regarded as one of the best defensive catchers of all time.
And for as fierce a competitor Pudge was on the field, he shared this lovely moment yesterday, when he got the call officially electing him to the Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame also elected Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell. The trio will formally be inducted in July.