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History

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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:
October 24, 1972 > Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson dies from a heart attack at the age of 53, ten days after he had thrown out the ceremonial first pitch at the beginning of the World Series. The first black Major Leaguer of the 20th century, Robinson helped to put an end to segregation in baseball thanks to his courage, class and dominance on the playing field.