On This Date 2/2/1976

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Cal Hubbard becomes the fifth umpire enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame when the Veteran’s Committee elects him. Hubbard has served as an American League Umpire from 1936-1951. Before becoming an umpire, Cal Hubbard played in the NFL for ten seasons as a tackle. Spending most of his career with the Green Bay Packers, he was a member of the Pro-Football Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 1963. To date, he is the only person in both the baseball and football Hall of Fames.

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