Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1973
The arbiter Billy Evans joined the American League umpire crew in 1906 at the age of 22, becoming the youngest major league umpire. Working six Fall Classics in his 22-year career, Evans was lauded for fairness and superior integrity. Besides being an umpire, Evans contributed articles to several publications and authored "Umpiring from the Inside." He also served as a front office executive for various teams after retiring.