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Awestruck Ted Simmons marvels at the Baseball Hall of Fame

In this image provided by National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Ted Simmons poses during a tour the Hall of Fame, Thursday Feb. 27, 2020, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Simmons, a catcher who played for the Cardinals, Brewers and Braves for 21 seasons, was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee as part of the Class of 2020. He will be inducted in July. (Milo Stewart, Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum via AP)

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Ted Simmons just had to stop and soak it all in.

“It’s totally overwhelming and humbling, to say the very least," Simmons said Thursday as he gazed at the Baseball Hall of Fame's plaque gallery after a tour of the sport's shrine.