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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 14, 1985 > Roger Maris dies from cancer at the age of 51. Maris is best remembered for surpassing Babe Ruth and swatting a record 61 home runs in 1961, but he was also considered a terrific all-around player in his prime. A two-time MVP and four-time All-Star, Maris won World Championships with the Yankees in 1961 and '62, and another with the Cardinals in 1967.