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Inductees by position
 Position
Number
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
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This Day in Baseball History:
February 19, 1953 > Boston Red Sox star Ted Williams crash-lands his fighter plane after flying a combat mission during the Korean War. The heroic Williams survives the landing and will return to play 37 games for the Red Sox late in the 1953 season. Williams had missed all but six games of the 1952 season, as well as all of the 1943-45 seasons while serving in the Armed Forces.