Cal Hubbard

Robert Calvin Hubbard
Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1976
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Primary position: Umpire

Big, tough and smart, Cal Hubbard was one of the game’s most respected umpires and was selected to call four World Series and three All-Star games. Hubbard had perhaps the strongest eyesight in sports, but a hunting accident damaged his vision, cutting short his career. He then supervised umpires and devised new ways to position them. Hubbard was a great athlete, included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s first induction class and listed as the most feared lineman of his time. He remains the only man to be enshrined in both the Pro Football and Baseball Halls of Fame.

"He has been an outstanding umpire in American League baseball, being an authority on the rules. "
Bo McMillin

Career stats

Year Inducted: 1976
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Position Played: Umpire
Birth place: Keytesville, Missouri
Birth year: 1900