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
According to the ESPN radio Baseball show today, Prior is pitching tomorrow. The funny thing is that he didn't want to call in, since it was the day before his start. On THAT level, he's ready for the show.