There are National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees that are household names to even the most casual baseball fan. But there are many somewhat obscure names that you may have not heard of. In this section, we salute these somewhat forgotten stars of the past, by spotlighting their amazing careers.
|Induction:||Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1945.|
"'Orator Jim' played ball until he was past fifty, including twenty-one Major League seasons. An outfielder and catcher for the Boston Red Stockings of 1875. He later wore the uniforms of the championship Providence team of 1879, Buffalo, New York and Washington. "