Thursday, January 29, 2009

Once Upon a Time in America (Jan 29)

On this day in American history in 1936 the Baseball Hall of Fame inducted its first members.

The actual induction ceremony was not held until the Hall of Fame itself opened in 1939 however.

The 5 inductees that first year were:
  • Ty Cobb
  • Walter Johnson
  • Christy Mathewson
  • Babe Ruth
  • Honus Wagner

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