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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
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This Day in Baseball History:
December 26, 1919 > Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee secretly agrees to sell star outfielder-pitcher Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $400,000 in cash plus other considerations. Ruth is coming off a season in which he led the AL in home runs, RBIs, runs, slugging percentage and on-base percentage; he also won 9 games in limited time on the mound. The sale of Ruth will be announced publicly one week later.