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History

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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
HALL OF FAME INFORMATION
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Inductees by position
First-year electees
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Eligibility & committee members

This Day in Baseball History:
January 20, 1871 > The first franchise in the budding National Association of Professional Base Ball Players is born when future Hall of Famer Harry Wright signs on to play and manage the Boston Red Stockings. Two months later, the nine-team National Association will kick off its inaugural season.