On January 27, 1963, John Clarkson, Elmer Flick, Sam Rice and Eppa Rixey are elected to the Hall of Fame. Rixey will die before the induction ceremonies that summer, marking the first time that a Hall of Famer passes away between the time of election and induction.
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