Morris and Trammell Head to Cooperstown
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been selected for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame. They were selected in voting by the Modern Baseball Era Committee which can select inductees who played between 1970-1987. They will be inducted in Cooperstown on Sunday, July 29th along with any selections by the Baseball Writers of America.
Morris pitched in 18 Big League seasons with four teams including the Detroit Tigers. He had a record of 254-186 with a lifetime 3.90 Earned Run Average. Morris pitched in five All-Star games and won 20 or more games three different seasons. He was the MVP of the 1991 World Series.
Trammell played all of his 20 Major League seasons with the Detroit Tigers. He had a liftemime batting average of .285 and had 2,365 hits. He won three Silver Slugger Awards, four Gold Gloves and was a six-time All-Star. He was named MVP of the 1984 World Series.
Morris and Trammell began their Major League careers in Detroit in 1977. Their induction selections were announced at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida yesterday (Monday).