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 a Public Relations intern at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum