On January 14, 1987, the baseball writers elect Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams to the Hall of Fame. Hunter, a five-time 20-game winner, won 224 games during a 15-year career. Hunter also pitched on five World Championship teams with the New York Yankees and Oakland A’s. Williams spent most of his 18-year career with the Chicago Cubs, where he played in a record 1,117 consecutive games. Williams won the National League Rookie of the Year in 1961.