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Walter Alston

Walter Alston

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Dodgers POSITION: Manager INDUCTED: 1983 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1954-1976 IN NY: 1954-1957 Alston managed the Dodgers for 23 seasons, winning seven NL pennants, four World Series titles and successfully supervising their transition from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958. The Dodgers were 2,040-1,613, a .558 winning percentage, with Alston at the helm. Alston led the Dodgers to their only World Series title in Brooklyn in 1955.

Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Yankees POSITION: Third baseman INDUCTED: 2005 (91.9%, first season on ballot) CAREER: 1982-1999 IN NY: 1993-1997 Boggs was a 12-time All-Star, won eight Silver Sluggers, two Gold Gloves and finished in the top-20 of AL MVP voting seven times. He batted .328 in 18 seasons, leading the AL five times and MLB three times. Boggs also had a career .415 OBP and led MLB in OBP six times. He led the AL in intentional walks every season from 1987-1992. Boggs, who played his first 11 seasons with the rival Red Sox, batted .273 with two home runs in six postseasons, winning the 1996 World Series with the Yankees.

Roger Bresnahan

Roger Brenahan

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 1945 (by Old Timers Committee), ceremony held in 2013 CAREER: 1897-1915 IN NY: 1902-1908 Bresnahan batted .279 with a .386 OBP and 26 home runs in 17 seasons for the Cubs, Orioles, Cardinals, Giants and Washington Senators. Ever patient at the plate, Bresnahan led the NL with 83 walks in 1908 and produced an OBP of .400 or greater in nine seasons. He stole 212 bases and had double-digit steals every season from 1903-1910. Bresnahan went 5-for-16 with two doubles in the Giants’ 1905 World Series victory.

Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Dodgers POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 1969 (79.4%, fifth year on ballot) CAREER: 1948-1957 IN NY: 1948-1957 Campanella won the NL MVP award in 1951, 1953 and 1955. An eight-time All-Star, he hit .276 with a .360 OBP and 242 home runs in 10 seasons, leading the NL with 142 RBIs in 1953. Campanella hit .237 with four home runs in five World Series with the Dodgers, winning a ring in 1955. One of the first black players to play in MLB, Campanella’s career was cut short after he was paralyzed from the neck down in a 1958 automobile accident.

Gary Carter

Gary Carter

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Mets POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 2003 (78%, 6th year on ballot) CAREER: 1974-1992 IN NY: 1985-1989 Carter was an 11-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger and three-time Gold Glove winner who led the NL with 106 RBIs in 1984. He batted .262 with a .335 OBP and 324 home runs in 19 seasons for the Expos, Mets, Dodgers and Giants. Carter helped lead the Mets to the 1986 World Series title, hitting .276 with two home runs in seven games vs. Boston. Carter hit double-digit home runs every season from 1977-1988 and hit 89 home runs during his five seasons in New York.

Jack Chesbro

Jack Chesbro

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Highlanders (Yankees) POSITION: Starting pitcher INDUCTED: 1947, elected in 1946 (by Old Timers Committee) CAREER: 1899-1909 IN NY: 1903-1909 Chesbro went 198-132 with a 2.68 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 11 seasons with the Pirates, Highlanders and Red Sox. The righthander led the NL with 28 wins in 1902 and led MLB with 41 wins in 1904, when he produced a 1.82 ERA while pitching in 55 games (51 starts, 48 complete games, 454 2/3 innings). Of his 392 games, Chesbro started 332 and finished 260, picking up 35 shutouts. He also sprinkled in five saves.

Earle Combs

Earle Combs

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Yankees POSITION: Centerfield INDUCTED: 1970 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1924-1935 IN NY: 1924-1935 Combs batted .325 with a .397 OBP in 12 seasons. He led the AL with 231 hits in 1927 and led the league in triples three times. A .350 hitter in four World Series, Combs won three rings with the Yankees.

Roger Connor

Roger Connor

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: First base INDUCTED: 1976 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1880-1897 IN NY: 1883-1884 with the Gothams, 1885-1889, 1891, 1893-1894 with the Giants Connor hit .316 with a .397 OBP and 138 home runs in 18 seasons with the Giants, Phillies, New York Gothams, Troy Trojans and St. Louis Browns. Connor led the NL with 169 hits, a .371 average, a .435 OBP and 225 total bases in 1885. He led MLB with 14 home runs in 1890 while playing with the New York Giants of the Players League (a different organization from the NL’s Giants). From 1887-1893, Connor slugged .493 and hit 88 home runs.

George S. Davis

George S. Davis

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Giants POSITION: Shortstop INDUCTED: 1998 (by Veterans Committee) CAREER: 1890-1909 IN NY: 1893-1901, 1903 with the Giants Davis hit .295 with a .362 OBP and 73 home runs in 20 seasons with the Giants, White Sox and Cleveland Spiders. He led MLB with 135 RBIs in 1897 while playing for the Giants. Davis went 4-for-13 with three doubles and six RBIs in the 1906 World Series, earning a ring with the White Sox.

Bill Dickey

Bill Dickey

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SPORT: Baseball TEAM: Yankees POSITION: Catcher INDUCTED: 1954 (80.2%, 9th year on ballot) CAREER: 1928-1943, 1946 IN NY: 1928-1943, 1946 An 11-time All-Star, Dickey finished in the top 20 of AL MVP voting nine times. The runner-up to Boston’s Jimmie Foxx in 1938, Dickey hit .313 with a .412 OBP and 27 home runs. Dickey had a .313 average, .382 OBP and 202 home runs in 17 seasons. He played in eight World Series with the Yankees, winning seven and hitting .255 with five home runs.