Bunning, Foster, Hanlon, Weaver elected as Class of 1996
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Foster was a dominant left-handed pitcher who dominated the Negro National League in the 1920s and 1930s. He was the winning pitcher in the inaugural East-West All-Star Game in 1933.
Thirty-three Hall of Famers returned to Cooperstown to honor the Class of 1996 on Aug. 4 of that year.
Craig Muder is the director of communications for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum