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Inductees by position
 Position
Number
First Base 21
Second Base 20
Shortstop 24
Third Base 16
Left Field 21
Center Field 23
Right Field 24
Catcher 16
Designated Hitter 1
Pitcher 74
Pioneers/Executives 33
Managers 20
Umpires 10
HALL OF FAME INFORMATION
Inductees by year
Inductees by position
First-year electees
Voting percentages
Eligibility & committee members

This Day in Baseball History:
November 27, 1997 > Negro League legend Buck Leonard dies at the age of 90. Known as the "Black Lou Gehrig," Leonard was a tremendous hitter and a smooth-fielding first baseman for the powerhouse Homestead Grays. In 1972, Major League Baseball recognized his achievements by making him the one of the first Negro League players elected to the Hall of Fame.