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Pudge's No. 7: Rangers Retire Hall Of Fame Catcher's Jersey

ARLINGTON (AP) — A plaque in Cooperstown and now the No. 7 retired by the Texas Rangers for Pudge.

Two weeks after Ivan Rodriguez was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Rangers retired the jersey number the perennial All-Star catcher wore in Texas. 734 more words


Rollercoaster Of Emotions For Rangers Fans In July

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A major trade, a milestone hit, and a hall of fame induction. In just two days, Texas Rangers fans have gone through a rollercoaster of emotions. 231 more words


'Pudge' Rodriguez Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, New York (AP) – Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Before he started, Rodriguez received a standing ovation from hundreds of fans, many wearing red-and-white jerseys with Puerto Rico emblazoned on the front, and proceeded to give half his speech in Spanish. 229 more words


Rosin D’être: An Evolutionary Fandom

Baseball is tribalism.

People used to organize around city-states (which we still do) and, later, ethnicities or work associations, but nothing is bigger today than the tribes of sports fandom. 876 more words


The Magnificent 7

January 18, 2017. Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez receives 336 Hall of Fame votes in his first year of eligibility, becoming the 19th catcher to enter Cooperstown, and the first to be elected on his first ballot since Johnny Bench in 1989. 364 more words


Bagwell, Raines,Pudge Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Welcome to Cooperstown! #HOF2017 https://t.co/SF6CLHM623 pic.twitter.com/kxNUIB3Luu

— Baseball Hall ⚾ (@baseballhall) January 18, 2017

Props to Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez on making it to the Hall Of Fame.  

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Pudge Rodriguez Elected To The Major League Hall Of Fame On The First Ballot

A wonderful bit of baseball history this week for Rangers fans. Pudge Rodriguez just became the second catcher to be elected into the Major League Hall of Fame on the first ballot. 55 more words