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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:
October 2, 1978 > Bucky Dent's unlikely home run helps the New York Yankees defeat the Boston Red Sox in a dramatic one-game playoff at Fenway Park. Trailing by two runs in the sixth inning, Dent smacks a three-run shot off Mike Torrez into the screen above the "Green Monster." The Yankees hold on for a 5-4 victory and advance to the American League Championship Series.