COOPERSTOWN — Eric Davis was among the Major League alumni who appeared in front of shops on Main Street here Friday, signing autographs.
He is not a Hall of Famer, but he was an All-Star, who played with many top players. Included on that list is Mike Piazza, who will be inducted into the Hall on Sunday.
“I was there when he was a rookie,” Davis said, referring to the 1992 Dodgers. “He had a different sound in his bat from the time he came aboard. You saw a special player right there. I’m not surprised that he’s here.”
As a member of the Reds in the late 1980s, Davis played in the outfield alongside Ken Griffey, father of the other 2016 inductee, Ken Griffey Jr.