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On this date in 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members into Cooperstown. That inaugural class was made up of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson.
How many elected members are in the Baseball Hall of Fame now?
The answer is: 3. 306
Today, 78 years later, the website for the hall says it has 306 elected members. That includes 211 former major league players, 28 executives, 35 negro leaguers, 22 managers and 10 umpires. The website says there are currently 68 living members.