Veteran’s committee elects Hank O’Day, Jacob Ruppert, and Deacon White into Hall of Fame

Veteran’s committee elects Hank O’Day, Jacob Ruppert, and Deacon White into Hall of Fame
December 3, 2012, 11:17 am
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Cooperstown just added three new Hall of Famers, as umpire Hank O’Day, executive Jacob Ruppert, and catcher/third baseman Deacon White have been elected by the veteran’s committee that this year was tasked with evaluating candidates from the “pre-integration” era of 1876-1946. O’Day had a 40-year umpiring career that began in 1888, also playing and managing…