Baseball Hall Of Fame

The first inductees into the Hall of Fame were Ty CobbWalter JohnsonChristy MathewsonBabe Ruth, and Honus Wagner, elected by the Baseball Writers of America in January 1936. However, the actual Hall did not open until June 1939, baseball’s supposed “centennial”.

» Why is the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.? Find out here.

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