NEW YORK — Montoursville’s own is heading for baseball immortality. The AP says Mike Mussina was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 class. Mussina received 76.7 percent of the vote. Mussina pitched 18 years in the MLB for the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, winning 270 games, while striking out over 2,800 batters.
Mussina is joined by Mariano Rivera, who became baseball’s first unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Former Phillies pitcher Roy “Doc” Halladay was also elected, along with Edgar Martinez. The quartet will be enshrined in Cooperstown July 21, along with Today’s Game Era committee selections Harold Baines and Lee Smith.