|Year of Induction||1939|
|Teams||Athletics, Cubs, Rockford Forest Citys|
Adrian “Cap” Anson was the 1st in baseball history to record 3,000 hits. As one of the game’s first superstars, he was elected to the Hall in 1939.
"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"
~Jacques Barzun, 1954