Source: Craig Calcaterra, NBC Sports
Just some early scouting before the troops actually get to the battlefield. The pro-Vizquel crowd doesn’t want to be caught snoozing like they were with Jack Morris. Gotta come out of the gates strong to head off the Internet hordes.
Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports believes that by virtue of his longevity and defensive excellence — and because he was nice and there’s a lot of “he’s our generation’s Luis Aparicio” stuff — will get into the Hall of Fame eventually.
The guy isn’t even eligible yet, but people are already digging in on the next Hall of Fame war:
Future Hall of Fame SS Omar Vizquel, Wally Joyner, Mick Billmeyer join #Tigers staff
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) November 18, 2013