Larry Walker Finally Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame, Complete With SpongeBob SquarePants Lapel Pin

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (CBS4)— Larry Walker and the rest of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 finally had their day at Cooperstown on Wednesday. Pedestrian was the initial Rockies gamer inducted into the hall, and also in his huge speech he used a SpongeBob SquarePants lapel pin on his coat.

Walker was the second Canadian to be inducted at Cooperstown, joining former pitcher Ferguson Jenkins. Along with being a slugger for Colorado, Walker additionally played for the Expos and Cardinals.

” I’ve never considered myself a Hall of Famer at anything. Nothing. I truthfully see myself as an average guy. As well as I’m excellent with average. I lived my life trying to never get too expensive and also never get too reduced. To stand on this stage right currently and also inform you that I’m feeling standard would be a complete lie. My feet have not touched the ground throughout the day,” Walker stated in his speech.

The 2020 Class needed to wait an extra year for induction because of the pandemic. Previous New York Yankees shortstop and also captain Derek Jeter, previous catcher Ted Simmons and also union manager Marvin Miller were also enshrined on Wednesday.

 Larry Walker at Clark Sports Center on Wednesday in Cooperstown.

Pedestrian is a large fan of SpongeBob SquarePants as well as showed that once more on Wednesday with his clothes. In 2015, on the day he discovered he was voted into the hall of fame, he put on a t-shirt with the cartoon personality on it.

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