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THE MOST dominating pitcher of his day, Koufax's career got off to a slow start as he won just 36 games in his first six seasons with the Dodgers. The man with the golden arm then won 129 games in his final six years and was MVP of Los Angeles' 1963 and '65 World Series winning teams. Koufax pitched four no-hitters in his career, including a perfect game in '65, and won the Cy Young Award in '63, '65 and '66 at a time when it was awarded to only one pitcher.
TED WILLIAMS Inducted 1966
PERHAPS the greatest pure hitter, the Splendid Splinter won the Triple Crown in 1942 and '47, and batted .406 in '41, becoming the last major league player to hit .400.
FRANK ROBINSON Inducted 1982
THE ONLY player to be named Rookie of the Year, MVP and win the Triple Crown in his career, Robinson hit 586 homers in 21 seasons. He was also the first player to win the MVP award in both leagues, and he became baseball's first African-American manager, with the Indians in 1975.
SATCHEL PAIGE | Inducted 1971
IN 1948, after 22 seasons as a star in the Negro leagues, Paige made his major league debut at age 42 with Cleveland. He had a 6--1 record that year for the pennant-winning Indians. The righthander pitched in the majors until he was 58.
ADDIE JOSS | Inducted 1978
THE RIGHTHANDER pitched from 1902 to '10 for the Bronchos, Blues and Naps (all of Cleveland), and his 1.89 career ERA is the second lowest alltime. Before dying at age 31 of tubercular meningitis, Joss won 160 games, including 45 shutouts, two no-hitters and one perfect game. He was selected to the Hall of Fame despite pitching in only nine seasons.
RALPH KINER | Inducted 1975