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Dec 5, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — Star 19th Century barehanded catcher Deacon White was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday. White played from 1871-1890, logging 2,067 hits in 1,560 games. He gained fame in the days when catchers wore no gear and the job required a substantial amount of courage.
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GuestsPeter Morris, author, Catcher: How the Man Behind the Plate Became an American Folk Hero
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