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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
Inductees by year
Inductees by position
First-year electees
Voting percentages
Eligibility & committee members

This Day in Baseball History:
February 6, 1895 > George Herman "Babe" Ruth is born in Baltimore, Maryland. The most celebrated player in baseball history, Ruth will begin his Major League career as a pitcher with the Boston Red Sox, then go on to obliterate dozens of hitting records as an outfielder with the New York Yankees. He will become one of the original five players inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1936.