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Hall of Fame inductions | 1:30 p.m., MLB Network

Andre Nolan Dawson

Born July 10, 1954, in Miami. … 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, batted and threw right. … Nicknamed "Hawk" for his fearlessness and intensity. … As a power-hitting outfielder batted .279 with 2,774 hits, 438 home runs and 1,591 RBIs from 1976-96. … Played for four major-league teams but spent most of career with Montreal Expos (1976-86) and Chicago Cubs (1987-92). … Was 11th round pick by Expos out of Florida A&M in 1975. … NL rookie of the year in 1977 after batting .282 with 19 homers and 65 RBIs. … NL MVP in 1987, leading league with 49 homers and 137 RBIs. … Batted .300 five times, drove in 100 runs four times, had 13 seasons of 20 or more homers and stole 25 or more bases six times. … One of only three players to hit 400 HRs and steal more than 300 bases (Willie Mays, Barry Bonds). … Led NL in outfield putouts from 1981-83 and won eight Gold Gloves. … Eight-time All-Star. … Elected on ninth try, joining Gary Carter as the only Expos to be inducted.

Dorrel Norman Elvert "Whitey" Herzog

Born Nov. 9, 1931, in New Athens, Ill. … Played 634 games in eight seasons with four teams, batting .254 with 25 homers and 172 RBIs. … Was a scout, manager, GM and farm system director after his playing career ended in 1963. … Led Kansas City Royals to three straight playoff appearances (1976-78) and had six division winners. … Hired in 1980 to manage St. Louis Cardinals. … Won three pennants and led Cards to 1982 World Series title. … Bronze likeness on his plaque will don a Cardinals cap. … Finished managing career in 1990 with a 1,279-1,123 record, .532 winning percentage. … The 19th manager to make the hall, he was elected by Veterans Committee.

Harold Douglas Harvey

Born March 13, 1930, in South Gate, Calif. … Began officiating high school basketball games at 16 and later umpired softball and baseball. … Attended San Diego State College in 1955-56, where he played baseball and football. … Returned to officiating as an umpire in the minor leagues and also worked college basketball and football. … Umpired in California League from 1958-60 and in Pacific Coast League in 1961. … Worked in National League from 1962-92. … One of the last major-league umpires who didn't attend umpiring school. … Umpired 4,673 regular-season games during his major-league career. … Called five World Series, six All-Star Games and nine National League Championship Series. … Ninth umpire to be inducted and the first living umpire inducted since Al Barlick in 1989.

Jon Miller

Recipient of Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for major contributions to baseball broadcasting. … Born Oct. 11, 1951, in San Francisco Bay area. … Worked as sports director for KFTY television in Santa Rosa. … Has spent parts of five decades as the voice of five major-league teams. … In 1974 became play-by-play man for the Oakland A's. … Also broadcast hockey, soccer and college and pro basketball before returning to baseball with Texas Rangers' radio crew in 1978. … Moved to Boston in 1980 to take Red Sox radio job and three years later went to Baltimore to handle Orioles' radio duties. … Worked NBC Game of the Week from 1986-89 with Frick Award winners Tony Kubek and Joe Garagiola. … Lead broadcaster for ESPN Sunday Night Baseball telecasts for 20 years. … Returned to San Francisco in 1997 to become voice of the Giants. … Has broadcast 13 World Series.

Bill Madden

Recipient of J.G. Taylor Spink Award, presented annually for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. … Born in 1946 and grew up in New Jersey. … Graduated from Bergen Catholic High School. … Majored in journalism at University of South Carolina. … Was a sports writer with UPI for nine years before joining New York Daily News in 1978. … Was New York Yankees' beat writer for the paper from 1980-88 and became national baseball columnist in 1989. … Has covered 35 World Series. … Wrote a longtime column for Sporting News on collecting memorabilia. … Has written five books on baseball. … Served as a member of Hall of Fame Screening Committee for the annual BBWAA ballot and the Historical Overview Committee that formulates the Veterans Committee ballots.

Associated Press

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