Hall of Fame's Inside Pitch: 2 Decades Ago Randy Johnson Added to His HOF Resume

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From the offices of the Baseball Hall of Fame

BASEBALL'S SAD LEXICON IMMORTALIZED A HISTORIC INFIELD

Penned one afternoon in 1910, Franklin P. Adams' poem has become a part of baseball history and commemorates an iconic trio of Hall of Famers. Click here to read more about the creation of the legendary "Tinkers to Evers to Chance" refrain. 

Scully's career covered many of the game's greatest moments

Seventy years ago, Vin Scully made his MLB broadcasting debut in Brooklyn. He would spend the next 67 seasons as the voice of the Dodgers. Click here to read more about the great Frick Award winner.

#CardCorner:
1975 Topps Ralph Garr

Topps' 1975 Ralph Garr card features the Braves outfielder in the midst of one of his signature powerful swings. Click here to read more about the man whose star shone so brightly in Atlanta.

April 30, 2000: Johnson's hot start leads to third Cy Young Award

Twenty years ago this week, en route to winning his third Cy Young Award, Randy Johnson became the third pitcher in history to win six games in April. Click here to read more about the Big Unit's superstar season.

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BECOME A VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER

Play a part in preserving baseball history by transcribing historic documents, including letters from Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and more of the game’s legends. It’s a great way to help us out and keep baseball in your life, all while still staying safe at home. Click here to become a virtual volunteer.

VIRTUAL EVENTS

THIS WEEK WITH THE HALL OF FAME

As the baseball community remains apart to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hall of Fame is keeping fans of all ages connected to the National Pastime through unique and entertaining virtual programming. This week's programs include panels on women in baseball and baseball in Latin America. Click here to register for these free events.

MUSEUM IN ACTION

HELP US PRESERVE BASEBALL HISTORY

Johnny Evers displayed stellar footwork as a top-notch base stealer, fielder and bunter, which made him the model second baseman of baseball’s so-called “Deadball Era.” Learn more about Evers and how you can help preserve his spikes in Cooperstown here.

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