To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.


Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Inductees by position
First Base 21
Second Base 21
Shortstop 24
Third Base 16
Left Field 21
Center Field 23
Right Field 24
Catcher 16
Designated Hitter 1
Pitcher 77
Pioneers/Executives 33
Managers 20
Umpires 10
Inductees by year
Inductees by position
First-year electees
Voting percentages
Eligibility & committee members

This Day in Baseball History:
August 22, 1989 > Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers becomes the first Major League pitcher to reach the 5,000-strikeout milestone when he fans Rickey Henderson in the fifth inning of a 2-0 loss to the Oakland A's. The future Hall of Famer will whiff a total of 5,714 batters by the time he hangs it up in 1993.