Re: Joe Nuxhall for the Hall of Fame?
Yeah, Joe certainly is a Cincinnati baseball icon.
I think he's been up for the Ford Frick award before. It's conceivable that he could get in that way. Not likely IMHO. Joe's likability and long-time connections to Cincinnati baseball are endearing qualities, but he isn't really all that great as an announcer.
He's been in the Reds HoF for a while now. If there was an Ohio baseball HoF I could see him making that. As a player, he isn't even close to being MLB HoF worthy. His record of pitching at 15 was mostly a fluke of wartime baseball. After that one game, he didn't make it back to the majors till the age of 23. I love Joe, but MLB HoF? I don't think so.
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