Kaat, Jim

Buck O’Neil, Gil Hodges and Four Others Elected to Hall of Fame

Jim Kaat’s father, John, raised him on tales of his baseball hero, Lefty Grove, who defined pitching dominance in the years before World War II. When Grove was inducted to the Hall of Fame, in 1947, John Kaat made the pilgrimage to Cooperstown, N.Y., to see him. Jim Kaat would make many trips to Cooperstown, […]

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