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Texas Rangers Hall of Fame -- Oxymoron Much?

In our in-box this a.m.:

TO: ALL MEDIA OUTLETS

FROM: TEXAS RANGERS COMMUNICATIONS

SUBJECT: HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCEMENT -- TODAY

The Texas Rangers Baseball Club will announce their 2007 Hall of Fame Class TODAY, June 21, at noon in the media interview room.

All local media are invited to attend the press conference.

Far as I can tell, this is the complete list thus far -- a whopping eight, and only five of the men listed actually played baseball in a Rangers uniform. Doesn't appear anyone's been inducted since 2004; lose interest much? So, any guesses who's getting in? And, no, Sluggin' Sammy Sosa doesn't count....though, at this rate, you are willing to take what you can get. Me, I'm going with Will Clark. No, wait -- Mickey Tettleton. Billy Sample maybe? Or Jim Kern? Fine -- Oscar Gamble it is. --Robert Wilonsky

Update: You know, I was gonna guess this pick but decided, nah, it's way too obvious. But the latest inductee into Your Texas Rangers' Hall of Fame is ... Rusty Greer, who, hey, we just mentioned yesterday.

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