As Barry Larkin preps his speech for Sunday’s Hall of Fame induction, dozens of the game’s greats have already made their way to
But one guy who won’t be there…Reggie Jackson.
Reportedly, Jackson has opted to stay away from the weekend's festivities...and it's probably for the best. You see, "Mr. October" was pretty vocal a couple of weeks ago, blasting some of his fellow Hall members.
Among those included…2011 inductee Bert Blyleven.
“No. No, no, no, no,”
said when asked if the pitcher belonged in the Hall of Fame. “Blyleven wasn’t even the dominant pitcher of his era, it was Jack Morris.” Jackson
So when the 287-game winner hit
Cooperstown Saturday, he swung by the museum to make sure his plaque was still there.
“I wanted to make sure Reggie didn’t take it down or anything,’’ Blyleven responded. “God gives us many holes in our body…and [Reggie] just spoke out of the wrong one.’’
Oh, in case you were wondering (you weren’t), Blyleven got the best of