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Inductees by position
 Position
Number
First Base 21
Second Base 20
Shortstop 24
Third Base 16
Left Field 21
Center Field 23
Right Field 24
Catcher 16
Designated Hitter 1
Pitcher 74
Pioneers/Executives 33
Managers 20
Umpires 10
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This Day in Baseball History:
December 29, 1969 > The New York Times reports that former St. Louis outfielder Curt Flood will sue Major League Baseball over the reserve clause, which perpetually binds players to their teams. Flood had objected to being traded by the Cardinals to the Phillies without his consent or approval, and will officially announce his lawsuit on January 16.