In the late 1930’s and early 40’s, Frank McCormick would emerge as one of the most productive players in MLB.  An All-Star every season from 1938 to 1944, McCormick would help propel the Reds to a World Series win in 1940, a season in which he led the National League in Hits for the third year in a row and would win the coveted MVP Award. 
Batter up! For 2016, the Pre-Integration Era Committee is at the plate for Baseball Hall of Fame evaluations and inductions not being done by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA). The Pre-Integration Era covers the period from 1876, when the National League was formed, to 1946, the last year before Major League Baseball became integrated with the introduction of African-American players Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby into, respectively, the National League and American League.