As of 2012, of the 65 living members of the”National Baseball Hall of Fame”, twenty of them played what position? – 2017

As of 2012, of the 65 living members of the “National Baseball Hall of Fame”, twenty of them played what position?


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There are currently 70 living members. By position, there are: 77 pitchers, 17 catchers, 21 first basemen, 21 second basemen, 16 third basemen, 24 shortstops, 21 left fielders, 24 center fielders, 24 right fielders, 1 designated hitter, 23 managers, 10 umpires and 33 executives.

The Hall of Fame is comprised of 312 elected members. Included are 217 former major league players, 28 executives, 35 Negro leaguers, 22 managers and 10 umpires. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America has elected 121 candidates to the Hall while the Committees on managers, umpires, executives and long-retired players (in all of its forms) has chosen 165 deserving candidates (96 major leaguers, 28 executives, 22 managers, nine Negro Leaguers and 10 umpires). The defunct “Committee on Negro Baseball Leagues” selected nine men between 1971-77 and the Special Committee on Negro Leagues in 2006, elected 17 Negro Leaguers.

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