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This Day in Indians History
January 13th

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1982 Both Hank Aaron (Braves, Brewers) and Frank Robinson (Reds, Orioles, Dodgers, Angels, Indians) are elected to the Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. The all-time home run leader falls just nine votes short of being the first player to be elected unanimously by the BBWAA.
2005 Hoping to sway the veterans' committee, North Dakota's House of Representatives approves a resolution proclaiming native son Roger Maris (Indians, A's, Yankees, Cardinals) should be elected to the Hall of Fame. The lawmakers' action, which was sponsored by Rep. Andy Maragos, orders the Secretary of State to send a copy of the resolution to the 85 members of the baseball veterans' committee, which includes the 60 living members enshrined in Cooperstown.

Text of North Dakota House Concurrent Resolution 3006

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