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Today in Baseball History
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1970 Shortstop Lou Boudreau is elected to the Hall of Fame. Boudreau who played 13 years with the Cleveland Indians and 2 years with the Boston Red Sox was the 1948 AL MVP and led the AL in fielding percentage eight times.
1966 Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams is elected to the Hall of Fame. Williams is a two-time AL MVP and a two-time AL triple crown winner. He is the last player to hit .400 for a full season when he hit .406 in 1941. Williams also has the highest career on-base percentage in history at .483.

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1947 – Josh Gibson