Veterans Committee elects two to Hall of Fame Class of 1980
On March 12, 1980, the Veterans Committee named outfielder Chuck Klein and Boston Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey to the Class of 1980, joining Baseball Writers’ Association of America electees Al Kaline and Duke Snider.
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The Red Sox won American League pennants in 1946, 1967 and 1975 under Yawkey, who passed away in 1976.
Craig Muder is the director of communications for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum