On January 7, 1985, Lou Brock and Hoyt Wilhelm gain election to the Hall of Fame. During his career, Brock established the record for the most stolen bases in major league history – since broken by Rickey Henderson – while the knuckleballing Wilhelm pitched in more games than any other major league hurler.
Bob Lemon, Robin Roberts, Oscar Charleston, Roger Connor, Cal Hubbard and Fred Lindstrom are inducted into the Hall of Fame
August 9, 1976
Ford C. Frick, former sportswriter, league president, and co-founder of the Hall of Fame and Museum, is inducted into the Hall of Fame
July 27, 1970