The Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes Pat Gillick today. Gillick was the reigning GM when the Phillies won tghe 2008 World Series. His key acquisitions for that club included Jamie Moyer, Jayson Werth, and Joe Blanton.
2008 World Champions
Gillick was also involved with The Toronto Blue Jays teams that won World Championships in 1992 and 93 as well as successful teams in Baltimore and Seattle.
In addition to Gillick Philadelphia area Baseball columnist Bill Conlin will also be inducted into the Hall today.
As you likely know the big time inductees today are Bert Blyleven and Robert Alomar.