Tag Archives: inaugural class

  1. Frank McCormick

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    November 1, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

    First baseman, 1934-1945.  Coach, 1956-1957. Inducted 1958 (inaugural class). Won the National League MVP in 1940, marking the third year …
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  2. Bucky Walters

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    November 1, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

    Pitcher, 1938-1948.  Manager, 1948-1949. Inducted 1958 (inaugural class). Right-handed starting pitcher who was traded to the Reds in 1938. Won …
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  3. Johnny Vander Meer

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    October 31, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

    Left-handed pitcher, 1937-1942, 1946-1949.  Inducted 1958 (inaugural class). Pitched for the 1940 World Champion team. Threw left handed, but batted …
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  4. Ernie Lombardi

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    October 31, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

    Catcher, 1933-1942.  Inducted 1958 (inaugural class). Won the National League MVP (the Reds’ first!) in 1938 and the NL batting …
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