The five nominees for the 2022 Cardinals Hall of Fame have been announced. All five are deserving, but here is my case for Edgar Renteria.
The St. Louis Cardinals recently released the five nominees for their team Hall of Fame. The nominees are pitcher Steve Carlton, outfielder George Hendrix, outfielder Matt Holliday, pitcher Matt Morris and shortstop Edgar Renteria.
This is Hendrix’s and Holliday’s first year on the ballot, while it’s Carlton’s fifth, and the seventh for Morris and Renteria. The voting starts on March 5th and goes through April 15th. The player with the most votes will be inducted into the Cardinal Hall of Fame during a ceremony on August 27th.
A legitimate case can be made for each of these nominees, and all will likely be eventually inducted. The Cardinals website gives you the highlights of their individual careers, so I won’t repeat them here.
Of the five nominees, I don’t know who is most deserving, However, I want to make the case for Edgar Renteria’s induction into the Cardinals Hall of Fame. So, allow me to expand on his six-year career with the Cardinals.