Seven individuals with more than 150 years of baseball's history make up the Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2022,
David Ortiz, the legendary Boston Red Sox baseball player; Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Jim Catt; Minnie Mioso, who plays in the major leagues
Buck O'Neill and the first black professional athlete Michael Jordan will both be honored on Sunday in Cooperstown, New York.
On Sunday in New York, the first black professional baseball player, Bud Fowler, and the iconic Negro League player, Buck O'Neill, will be inducted.
Oliva was selected by the Golden Days Era committee, while Ortiz was selected by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
The Hall of Fame ceremony this year will be a historical lesson on minorities in baseball that is alive and well.
He would eventually win three championships, including the 2013 World Series Most Valuable Player title.
Known as one of the best designated hitters in game history, Ortiz had a career average of.286 and blasted 541 home runs.