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On March 7, 1979, slugging outfielder Hack Wilson and longtime executive Warren Giles are elected to the Hall of Fame. In 1930, Wilson set a major league record by collecting 191 RBIs in 155 games for the Chicago Cubs. For his career, Wilson hit .307 with 244 home runs. Giles served as president of the Cincinnati Reds from 1937 to 1951, before becoming National League President for 18 seasons.