The Hall of Fame Veterans Committee just held a press conference to announce that long-time manager Whitey Herzog and umpire Doug Harvey will be part of the baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2010.
Herzog led the Kansas City Royals to three division titles in the 1970s and won three National League pennants and a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s. He also had brief tenures managing the Texas Rangers and California Angels. Harvey umpired for 31 years and was named to six All-Star Game crews.
Candidates needed 12 of the 16 votes from the selection committee for managers and umpires. Harvey was named on 15 of the 16 ballots. Herzog was named on 14 of the 16 ballots.