No-doubt Hall of Famer in my book. Hopefully he gets in on the first ballot and the writers don't make him wait a year since he's not a "first year guy" or some bullshit.
And, as a sign of dark humour, Chipper is already injured and will miss Opening Day.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
On one hand I can see the business aspect for the game going over seas to start the season ... then again I see Bobby Valentine's view as well Click Here (sports.espn.go.com) I wonder if this got him officially blackballed from MLB.