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    1939 Baseball Hall of Fame Opening Ticket Stub, PSA EX-MT 6. The inaugural Hall of Fame election results were announced in the media on February 2, 1936, and featured Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner as the Class of 1936. After 20 more members were added to the Hall of Fame in the elections in 1937, 1938 and 1939, the first Induction Ceremony was held on June 12, 1939 - with all eleven living inductees present in Cooperstown. They were Cobb, Ruth, Wagner, Johnson, Lajoie, Mack, Speaker, Young, Collins, Alexander, Speaker, Wagner, Johnson, Young, Alexander, Collins, and Sisler. Lou Gehrig is recognized as a member of the Class of 1939, but Gehrig was not elected until late in the year after it became clear that his playing career was over due to complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

    Green ticket stub admits one "Rain or Shine" to Doubleday Field at Cooperstown, New York to celebrate baseball's centennial with the opening of the Baseball Hall of Fame on June 12, 1939. EX-MT. One of two at the PSA EX-MT 6 level, with none grading higher. Encapsulated by PSA, Authentic.


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