ZEEALND, MI (WHTC) -- The top athlete in the history of Zeeland has donated some of his memorabilia to his hometown. Jim Kaat has been an icon in Zeeland for several decades. Trophies and awards, including a few Gold Glove Awards are on permanent display at SportsQuest, a baseball and softball training facility in Zeeland. Facility manager Jim Bush says Kaat spent 25 years as a pitcher and has 16 Golden Gloves. Kaat has been a finalist for the National Baseball Hall of Fame for years and has come close to be elected several times.
Story by: Diane E Coston