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Inductees by position
 Position
Number
First Base 21
Second Base 21
Shortstop 24
Third Base 16
Left Field 21
Center Field 23
Right Field 24
Catcher 16
Designated Hitter 1
Pitcher 77
Pioneers/Executives 33
Managers 20
Umpires 10
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This Day in Baseball History:
May 30, 1956 > Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees hits his 20th home run of the year, a blast that strikes the upper deck facade and narrowly misses sailing out of Yankee Stadium altogether. Some observers estimate that the ball would have traveled upwards of 600 feet had it not hit the facade.