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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
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This Day in Baseball History:
January 22, 1957 > An article in Look Magazine announces the retirement of future Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. The Brooklyn Dodgers' star had actually decided to retire prior to the December trade that would have sent him to the New York Giants, but waited until the article came out to go public with the news.