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Wed, 1982-01-13

On January 13, 1982, Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson win election to the Hall of Fame in their first years of eligibility. Aaron established a major league record with 755 home runs, while Robinson led the Baltimore Orioles to two World Championships and was named Most Valuable Player in both the American and National Leagues. Robinson was also the first African American manager in major league history.

 

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