Baseball Hall of Fame: Follow Your Own Rules, Respect Integrity and Induct Dale Murphy

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Alex McKeel
4 years ago
Forever a Murphy fan

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Howie Drissel
7 years ago
While at a spring training game in Florida around 1986 , I overheard Mr. Murphy ask a man that had obviously come upon hard times if he had gotten whatever items that Mr, Murphy had given him.I was 16 at the time at it made a lasting impression.

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Michael Ferrara
7 years ago
He deserves this.

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Robert Vickers
7 years ago
He was the dominant player of his time. Unfortunately his career stats are being compared to players of the current era.

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Dale Murphy
7 years ago
When I first heard of Dale Byran Murphy I had no real big thrills. After watching him play when I could. Made me think that I needed to change the way I live. I started to go to church and get more involed with my own family.I used what I saw in him and taught my kids that good matters are important. Be ture to your self and others you will do good in your life. The Murph is a super hero to me. I wish him the best and hope to see him in the Hall of Fame.

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Morgan Eurek
7 years ago
Because Dale Murphy, thats why

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Ryan Markel
7 years ago
Dale Murphy was my role model growing up and the Atlanta Braves my favorite team. He is someone I was always proud to have known that he took the very persona of what a role model is, should be and was to the life of a young child who could follow his baseball dreams and Mr Murphy's Character as well. He is someone I am proud to talk about to my childern today and what athletes should be doing, which is embracing the idea of being a role model and helping our youth. I strongly believe We would not be talking about this had he hit 2 more Hr's but Dale Murphy knew that and didnt want to hang on to a game he loved for just that accolade of 400hr that usually signifies the numbers to get in. His overall numbers are beyond outstanding for the teams he played on and for the era in which in he played in!! #HOF PERSON #HOF PLAYER

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Chris Walper
7 years ago
Growing up a seventh day Adventist I was told I could not play baseball because there were games on Friday and Saturday which is our Sabbath. Growing up in Atlanta and being 10 when Murph won his first MVP I immediately was a fan. After meeting him a few times.....I knew then that this guy was put on this earth to change lives for good. Everyone knows what he accomplished on the field in the 80's and he was, simply put, the best. Sewing this rambling on and on up......Murph changed my life because my religion stated that if anyone did not follow the way we believed by worshipping on Saturday rather than Sunday that they were wrong and that they would not be saved. After growing up knowing Murph as a hero of mine I knew then that if anyone was saved it was Murph! So this was the lesson I learned in life about listening to others and not judging people for their beliefs. We are all taught early in our lives to believe in what our parents teach us. We are all in this together and Murph is not worried about the HOF because his service is to a higher power. Thanks Murph for not taking the money and running but rather giving so much of yourself and your family to give back by your example to the youth of tomorrow!
The bottom line is that if these players who have violated the rules by substance abuse and steroids can enter the Hall of Fame and Dale Murphy who was the best in 82 and 83 and CLEAN, no steroids, if this guy isn't in I won't be a fan of baseball anymore. Why can't players show up play the game with the skill set God gave them and make less, and set the RIGHT example to kids. Thanks Murph! Just know that my children know about you and the legacy you have left for us to have.

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James Lunceford
7 years ago
Dale Murphy is the reason I love baseball. Being born in 1980 makes me a part of an in between generation that often seems forgotten. This is generation is definitely forgotten by the BBWAA as they refused to induct the best player in the league during my youth. I hope the Veterans Committee will reconsider my generation and the greatest player of it and induct him to the Hall.

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Marc Abel
7 years ago
Murph was not only one of the best players that I ever watched as a kid, but he was an excellent role model. He deserves to be in the Hall of Fame.