Induction Year: 2020
Location: Sag Harbor
The 2020 Historic Inductee is known as the “Father of Baseball” and called Sag Harbor his summer home for decades.
The sportswriter and baseball historian and statistician is credited with editing the first guide about baseball, creating the box score, abbreviating the “K” for strikeouts and creating the statistics of batting average and earned run average.
He is also a posthumous inductee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.