Ex-Minnesota Twins’ Outfielder Jacque Jones To Play In Hall of Fame Classic


Jacque Jones is going to the Hall of Fame! Not the Twins Hall of Fame, but Baseball Hall of Fame! I am serious. Jones will be paying in the 2015 Hall of Fame Classic.

The game will be held at Doubleday Field at 2:05 on Saturday, May 23.

The game does features some Hall of Famers… as coaches. Rollie Fingers, Tom Glavine, Phil Niekro and Ozzie Smith will be coaching the teams. Two other Hall of Famers will be joining the coaching staffs.

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All 30 teams will be represented at the game. Jones is the Minnesota Twins representative for the only seven-inning game.

The other players announced so far for the contest:

Ron Cey (Dodgers), Travis Fryman (Indians), Roy Oswalt (Astros), Kerry Robinson (Cardinals), Aaron Rowand (White Sox), Alan Trammell (Tigers) and Dan Wheeler (Rays).

You can now purchase tickets for the game through the Hall of Fame’s website. The tickets are $12.50 and include a one-day museum admission.

Also on the weekend is an exclusive golf outing with Hall of Famers, a “Cooperstown Classic Clinic” for young baseball fans from ages of 7-12,  photo opportunities with players and 5K and 10K runs.

The actual induction ceremony for Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz is not until Sunday, July 26.

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