Syracuse Baseball Wall of Fame inducts the Class of 2019

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Ed Kranepool, Herm Card and Don Labruzzo are the newest members of the Syracuse Baseball Wall of Fame.

Ed Kranepool played his entire 18-year MLB career with the New York Mets and was a member of the 1969 World Series champions. He started his baseball career with the Mets right here in Syracuse in 1962 when the Mets shared the Syracuse club as its Triple-A Affiliate with the Washington Senators.

Don Labbruzzo was a Minor League Executive for years. He got his start as the PR Director for the Syracuse Chiefs in 1958.  He became the GM for the newly formed Community Baseball Club of Central New York in 1961 and worked in Minor League baseball most of his life. Don is also in the Buffalo Bisons and International League Halls of Fame.

Herm Card played and coached baseball at Syracuse University and was awarded the Syracuse Letter Winner of Distinction in 2018.  Herm had an illustrious and award-winning career as a baseball umpire in CNY for many years.

Syracuse beat Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5-3 on Wall of Fame day.

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