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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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Inductees by position
First-year electees
Voting percentages
Eligibility & committee members

This Day in Baseball History:
December 7, 1947 > Future Hall of Famer Johnny Bench is born in Oklahoma City. Bench will make his Major League debut in 1967 at the age of 19, and go on to become arguably the greatest all-around catcher the game has ever seen. In his 17 years with Cincinnati, Bench will collect two MVP Awards, 10 Gold Gloves and lead the Reds to two World Series titles.