On July 27, 1970, Ford C. Frick, former sportswriter, league president, and co-founder of the Hall of Fame and Museum, is inducted into the Hall of Fame. Joining him in the induction class are shortstop Lou Boudreau, center fielder Earle Combs, and pitcher Jesse Haines.
Hall of Fame welcomes five new members. Earl Averill, Bucky Harris, Billy Herman, Judy Johnson, and Ralph Kiner
August 18, 1975
July 27, 1953