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This Week In Baseball History

Jan 12, 2022

Rogers Hornsby revolutionized what a middle infielder could be as he became the preeminent slugger of his era in the National League. And, 80 years ago this week, that resulted in him becoming the first player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame since the museum opened in 1939. Mike and Bill look back at Rajah's illustrious career and why in the world so many clubs were so eager to get rid of him. Plus, happy birthday to Pinky Whitney and Charlie Hough.