The other finalists were Ken Coleman, Jack Graney, Graham McNamee, Joe Nuxhall, Hal Totten, Fene Elston, France Laux, Dave Niehaus, and Ty Tyson.
With this award, Simmons joins other Giant greats in the Hall of Fame such as Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda, and Juan Marichal.
Players, broadcasters, and fans alike give Simmons a huge amount of respect, and they displayed it by backing him in votes for this award. However, Simmons remain humble, and says he considers himself to be lucky, not a superstar.
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