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The first elections to the Baseball Hall of Fame were in 1936. Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson were the first players elected. The first induction ceremony in Cooperstown was in 1939.

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Can any person vote for candidates for the baseball hall of fame?

No. The Baseball Hall of Fame members are elected by a committee established by the Baseball Writers Association of America and the office of the Commissioner of Baseball.


When was the baseball hall of fame founded?

Cooperstown is often used as shorthand (or a metonym) for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, similar to "Canton" for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The Hall of Fame was established in 1939 by Stephen Carlton Clark , an heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune.


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What year was the National Baseball Hall of Fame established?

The Baseball Hall of Fame opened officially on June 12, 1939. See http://web.baseballhalloffame.org/museum/history.jsp for more information.


When was the hockey hall of fame opened?

the Hockey Hall of Fame was opened and established in 1943


Who is the only person to be enshrined in both the pro football hall of fame and the baseball hall of fame?

Cal Hubbard is the only person to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Baseball Hall of Fame.


Who was the second person inducted into the baseball hall of fame?

The Baseball Writers Association Hall of Fame was established in 1936 and five players were inducted in that year: Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson.


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Cal Hubbard is currently the only person to be enshrined at both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Baseball Hall of Fame.


Is there a baseball player in the baseball hall of fame and fishing hall of fame?

Yes, Ted Williams


When was British Baseball Hall of Fame created?

British Baseball Hall of Fame was created in 2009.


When was Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame created?

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame was created in 1983.


When was Baseball Australia Hall of Fame created?

Baseball Australia Hall of Fame was created in 2005.


When was Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame created?

Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame was created in 1959.


When did the basketball hall of fame open?

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was established in 1959 and the first Hall of Fame building opened in 1968 in Springfield, Massachusetts.


Does baseball hall of fame players get paid?

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Who was a member of the baseball hall of fame and college football hall of fame and pro football hall of fame?

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Is Bo Jackson in the Hall of Fame?

bo is not in tne hall of fame. Bo Jackson was a great baseball and football player but he's not in either the Baseball Hall of Fame or National Football League Hall of Fame.


Where is the natoinol baseball hall of fame?

The national baseball hall of fame is in Cooperstown, NY near Albany.


What New York city is the baseball hall of fame?

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, NY.


How much is a baseball hall of fame token worth?

I have a baseball hall of fame token. can you tell me what it is worth?


What is the reason Pete Rose is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

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What year was Satchel Paige inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Satchel Paige was introducted into the hall of fame in 1971. He was the first African American to be introducted into the baseball hall of fame.


How is in the baseball musket hall fame?

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Where is th baseball hall of fame?

The Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, NY.