Wednesday, June 30th, 2038
Someone once said, “There’s no crying in baseball.” But the tears were flowing in abundance today at the Hall of Fame induction of baseball great Jesse Faroden. They were tears of joy.
The superstar hurler got quite emotional at times during his speech as he retraced his journey from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of success in the baseball world.
He told the audience, “The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. The second greatest feeling is to lose a major league game. For someone who truly loved playing baseball, I couldn’t really lose either way. Just to be on a baseball diamond is a wonderful feeling. Life just doesn’t get any better than that. I will really miss it.”
Baseball newest legend ended his career at age 39 with 219 wins and 150 defeats and compiled a 3.73 ERA. Faroden made 485 appearances and struck out 3620 in 3334.1 innings. Teams hit a composite .231 against him.