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Johnny Damon would ask to wear Royals cap if elected to Hall of Fame

07.22.11 at 1:24 pm ET

Johnny Damon

Rays designated hitter Johnny Damon told MLB Network’s Matt Vasgersian Thursday that if he were elected to the Hall of Fame, he would wear a Royals hat.

“Well, it’s a tough decision … four years in Boston … four years in New York … five and a half years in Kansas City,” Damon said. “If you go by the numbers, that’s where my best years were. So, if they’d have me …”

Baseball-reference.com compares Damon favorably with several Hall of Famers, including Roberto Alomar, Paul Molitor and Rickey Henderson.

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