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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martínez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith were inducted with 53 returning Hall of Famers in Cooperstown on Sunday, bringing the total number of Hall of Famers in town to a record 58 – the most at any location in history.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Edgar Martínez talks about the support from the crowd, estimated as 55,000 fans, the second-largest in history, trailing only the 82,000 fans that attended the 2007 induction of Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

During his speech, Edgar credited his cousin, Carmelo Martínez, who played nine years in the majors, as being the reason he became a professional baseball player. Here's Carmelo after the HOF Induction Ceremony alongside Edgar's wife, Holli.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Edgar Martínez told us he read his speech many times this morning, but that the closest he came to completely breaking down was when he addressed his daughters, Tessa and Jacqueline.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

There was perhaps nothing more perfect than this for the hot weather in Cooperstown this weekend. (Photo by the reliably superb Marly Rivera.)

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

"If I didn't give you time, I am sorry," Mariano Rivera joked, thanking the writers for making him a Hall of Famer. "Maybe I will give you time later on." Pinstriped Yankees fans dominated the grounds of the Clark Sports Complex on Sunday, but just as spirited were fans from Panama, who also gave a major welcome to countryman Rod Carew when he was introduced early in the festivities.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

In thanking the people from his hometown of Castle, Louisiana, Lee Smith said, "You think Cooperstown is small, you've never been to Castle." Smith talked of how essential the role of community played in helping him get to the majors. He also recalled Buck O'Neil, a longtime Cubs scout, helping pave the way for his first pro contract.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

"Thank you Mariners fans. You are the best fans a player could ever hope for, and I'm so glad I stayed with you until the end," Edgar Martinez, addressing the impressive gathering of Seattle faithful who made the long pilgrimage to Cooperstown.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

"I'm not an emotional man, except when it comes to family," Harold Baines said, right before his voice cracked. He doesn't say much, but he means what he says.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Orioles starter Asher Wojciechowski hasn't allowed a hit through six innings against the Red Sox. The 30-year old righty, who had a 6.49 ERA in 34 career games before today (14 starts), has fanned nine, walked one, and thrown 85 pitches.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Addressing the Hall of Famers on stage with her, Brandy Halladay said, "I can't tell you how many hugs I've gotten. Anybody who thinks baseball isn't a family has never been involved in baseball."

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

During his Hall of Fame induction speech, - Mike Mussina said that his brother, Mark, was so superstitious that if Moose was pitching well, Mark wouldn't let anybody in his row at the ballpark leave their seats "for any reason."

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

President Laurentino Cortizo of Panama is also on hand to celebrate Mo's induction, as Rivera joins Rod Carew among Panamanian Hall of Famers (h/t to Marly Rivera).

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

From Marly Rivera on-site, Mariano Rivera's wife Clara and their three sons have taken their seats in Cooperstown to cheer on the Hall's first-ever unanimous selection...

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Tremendous rendition of the national anthem here in Cooperstown by none other than former Yankee Bernie Williams. Played it on an electric guitar, though his version was much closer to the traditional arrangement than Hendrix.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The hills are filling up with fans. Ceremonies begin in 15 minutes.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Mo's parents, Delia and Mariano Rivera Sr., are in Cooperstown for their son's Baseball Hall of Fame induction. Here they are alongside family friend, broadcaster Eric Espino, one of the many Panamanians present in Cooperstown today.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

Some people never give up ... actually just a tip jar, but clever in a Cooperstowny way.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

Mike Mussina talks about how he knew it was time to retire after a 20-win final season instead of sticking around for a chance at 300 victories.

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