Historic BBWAA Class of ’72 featured Koufax, Berra, Wynn
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“I never saw a better competitor. He hated to lose,” said coach Don Gutteridge of the 1959 White Sox. “He was a tough customer with a high fastball that would knock down his mother if it helped him win a game.”
The Class of 1972 also included Negro Leagues electees Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard and Veterans Committee electees Will Harridge and Ross Youngs.
Matt Kramer was the 2010 public relations fall intern at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum