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February 2, 1936 > The Baseball Writers' Association announces the results of the first Hall of Fame balloting. Ty Cobb receives the most votes, followed by Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson, Honus Wagner and Walter Johnson. These five immortals will be honored at the first induction ceremony on June 12, 1939, when the National Baseball Hall of Fame is officially dedicated.