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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
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This Day in Baseball History:
December 4, 1914 > The Chicago Whales of the upstart Federal League sign future Hall of Famer Walter Johnson to a three-year contract worth $60,000. Though the Federal League is able to lure star Major Leaguers like Eddie Plank and Chief Bender with huge paychecks, Johnson will never actually pitch for the Whales, choosing instead to return to the Washington Senators.