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6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

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(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

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By Chris Kral

This weekend, the National Baseball Hall of Fame is celebrating 75 years of honoring baseball’s legends.

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

Here’s the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014:

1. Joe Torre

Joe Torre (credit: A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Joe Torre (credit: A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Joe Torre managed the Mets for five seasons (1977-81), the Braves for three seasons (1982-1984), the Cardinals for six seasons (1990-1995), the Yankees for 12 seasons (1996-2007), and the Dodgers for three seasons (2008-2010).

Baseball-Reference.com Career (1977-2010): 2326 W, 1997 L, .538 W-L%, 4329 G

2. Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Tony La Russa (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Tony La Russa managed the White Sox for eight seasons (1979-1986), the Athletics for ten seasons (1986-1995), and the Cardinals for 16 seasons (1996-2011).

Baseball-Reference.com: Career (1979-2011): 2728 W, 2365 L, .536 W-L%, 5097 G

3. Bobby Cox

Bobby Cox (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bobby Cox (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bobby Cox managed the Braves for a total of 25 seasons (1978-81, 1990-2010) and also managed the Blue Jays for four seasons (1982-85).

Baseball-Reference.com: Career (1978-2010): 2504 W, 2001 L, .556 W-L%, 4508 G

4. Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Frank Thomas (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Frank Thomas earned 478/571 votes cast in his first year on the ballot. Thomas played 19 seasons with the White Sox, Athletics, and Blue Jays.

Baseball-Reference.com: Career (1990-2008): 2322 G, 8199 AB, 1494 R, 2468 H, 495 2B, 12 3B, 521 HR, 1704 RBI, 32 SB, 1667 BB, 1397 SO, .301 BA, .419 OBP, .555 SLG, .974 OPS

5. Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Tom Glavine (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Tom Glavine earned 525/571 votes cast in his first year on the ballot. Glavine pitched 17 seasons with the Braves (1987-2002, 2008) and five seasons with the Mets (2003-2007).

Baseball-Reference.com: Career (1987-2008): 305 W, 203 L, .600 W-L%, 3.54 ERA, 682 G, 682 GS, 0 GF, 58 CG, 25 SHO, 0 SV, 4413.1 IP, 4298 H, 1900 R, 1734 ER, 356 HR, 1500 BB, 2607 SO, 1.314 WHIP

6. Greg Maddux

Greg Maddux (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Greg Maddux (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Greg Maddux earned 555/571 votes cast in his first year on the ballot. Maddux pitched 23 seasons with the Cubs, Braves, Dodgers, and Padres.

Baseball-Reference.com: Career (1986-2008): 355 W, 227 L, .610 W-L%, 3.16 ERA, 744 G, 740 GS, 3 GF, 109 CG, 35 SHO, 0 SV, 5008.1 IP, 4726 H, 1981 R, 1756 ER, 353 HR, 999 BB, 3371 SO, 1.143 WHIP

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