Thursday, November 20, 2008
While many of us saw this coming, it still comes as a complete and utter surprise to me that Mike Mussina has decided to retire. In all seriousness, Moose had a great career and was one of the few bright spots in the Yankees' 2008 season. Much of the discussion on WFAN today focused on whether he should make the Hall. Personally, I am most persuaded by Johnny Damon's argument that because Moose accomplished all that he did while pitching in the AL East his entire career that he ought to be in the Hall. I don't think you can say, well, he didn't win 300 or have enough strike-outs, that's nonsense. He was a great pitcher in the most consistently competitive division in baseball during his playing career. That's more than enough for my vote. We here at RJG wish Moose the best and extend an open invitation to guest blog about all things Montoursville, or relating to why none of our heralded prospects can actually pitch.