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Cubs Non-Calendar - 12/6 - First Ballot HOF


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#1 hansman1982

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 08:54 AM

This has nothing to do with the Cubs but:

Who were the first players inducted into the HoF?

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 09:43 AM

The big 5:  Mathewson, Johnson, Cobb, Ruth, Wagner.  Cobb had the most votes.



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:27 AM

Ahh yes, back when being a first ballot HoFer really meant something.

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:47 AM

The 2nd 5, I'm less sure of, but I think they were Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker, C Young, McGraw, and Connie Mack???  Maybe Hornsby and Alexander though. 



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:52 PM

Just Lajoie, Speaker and Young.



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 04:52 PM

http://www.baseball-.../hof_1937.shtml



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 10:31 PM

Thanks Hans




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