1949 Hall of Fame Voting

Baseball Writers

Baseball Writers Table
Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rk Name YoB Votes %vote HOFm HOFs Yrs WAR WAR7 JAWS Jpos G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ W L ERA ERA+ WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO Pos Summary
1Charlie Gehringer HOF6th10266.7%277721980.750.565.656.9232388601775283918414271811186.320.404.480.884124 *4/35
2Mel Ott HOF1st9461.4%2166922107.852.880.358.127309456185928765111860891708.304.414.533.947155 *9587/4
3Al Simmons HOF5th8958.2%226632068.745.757.253.32215875915072927307182888615.334.380.535.915133 *7*8/93
4Dizzy Dean HOF5th8857.5%112331245.543.544.562.23257177616187659.225.235.301.53643150833.021311.206317230311967.11919954531163*1
5Jimmie Foxx HOF5th8555.6%314722096.459.577.954.623178134175126465341922871452.325.428.6091.038163101.522611.141102023.21301411*352/7196
6Bill Terry HOF9th8152.9%169421454.241.247.754.61721642811202193154107856537.341.393.506.899136 *3/97
7Paul Waner HOF3rd7347.7%252612072.842.257.558.1254994591627315211313091041091.333.404.473.878134 *93/78
8Hank Greenberg HOF2nd6743.8%188461357.547.752.654.61394519310461628331127458852.313.412.6051.017158 *37
9Bill Dickey HOF4th6542.5%178561755.834.245.043.9178963009301969202120936678.313.382.486.868127 *2
10Harry Heilmann HOF9th5938.6%192571772.147.159.658.121477787129126601831543113856.342.410.520.930148 *9*38/47
11Rabbit Maranville HOF9th5837.9%59302342.830.436.654.82670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
12Gabby Hartnett HOF6th3522.9%121482053.430.341.843.9199064328671912236117928703.297.370.489.858126 *23
13Joe Cronin HOF3rd3321.6%143552066.443.955.254.821247579123322851701424871059.301.390.468.857119 *6534/7
14Dazzy Vance HOF10th3321.6%89351659.949.354.662.244297168146775179.150.219.198.417101971403.241251.230442349122966.228091328402045*1
15Ted Lyons HOF4th2919.0%65302171.641.056.462.270515631623645149073.233.270.285.556452602303.671181.348594484254161.0448922211211073*1/9
16Hack Wilson HOF5th2415.7%100391238.835.837.357.9134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879/4
17Ray Schalk HOF10th2415.7%56251828.522.025.343.917625306579134511593177638.253.340.316.65683 *2
18Red Ruffing HOF2nd2214.4%130382270.441.155.762.2882193720752136273197.269.306.389.695812732253.801091.341624538184344.0428425415411987*1/79
19Ross Youngs HOF10th2013.1%72321032.230.331.258.112114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
20Tony Lazzeri HOF4th2013.1%89391449.935.142.556.91740629798618401781194148869.292.380.467.846121 *456/73
21Lefty Gomez HOF5th1711.1%128341438.535.837.162.236890459133058150.147.194.159.353-71891023.341251.352368320102503.0229013810951468*1
22Pepper Martin5th1610.5%48211317.516.717.157.911894117756122759501146369.298.358.443.801113002.252151.0002004.02020*5*897/1
23Zack Wheat HOF9th159.8%98481960.134.647.453.324109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *O*7/98
24Edd Roush HOF10th149.2%72361845.231.538.357.9196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *87/394
25Max Carey HOF6th127.8%76362053.932.943.457.92476936315452665708027381040.285.361.386.747108 *O*8*79
26Bucky Harris HOF4th117.2%12181215.115.315.256.91263473672212979508167472.274.352.354.70686 *4/659
27Charlie Grimm5th106.5%18192013.413.213.354.621667917908229979107757578.290.341.397.73894 *3/9758
28Hank Gowdy8th106.5%6251718.213.616.043.9105027352707382132159311.270.351.358.709104 *23
29Chuck Klein HOF2nd95.9%194481743.636.740.158.11753648611682076300120179601.320.379.543.922137 *978/3
30Jim Bottomley HOF2nd85.2%99421635.328.832.054.61991747111772313219142258664.310.369.500.869125 *3/4
31Burleigh Grimes HOF5th85.2%115381952.840.846.862.2632153515738021681569.248.282.306.588582702123.531081.365616497184180.0441214812951512*1
32Stuffy McInnis5th85.2%43231934.225.229.754.6212878228712405201063172380.307.343.381.723105 *36/54O
33Billy Southworth HOF3rd74.6%12191321.019.820.458.111924359661129652561138402.297.359.415.773111 *987/4
34Waite Hoyt HOF5th74.6%94322151.634.142.862.26741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
35Jimmy Dykes2nd74.6%26302235.421.428.455.22282804611082256108106970958.280.365.399.76496004.501111.5002012.02010*5*436/8719
36Jimmie Wilson2nd63.9%4426189.28.79.043.91525477858013583262186356.284.336.370.70782 *2/34879
37Travis Jackson HOF2nd63.9%28291544.035.139.554.816566086833176813592971412.291.337.433.770102 *6*5/49
38Earle Combs HOF6th63.9%96371242.534.438.457.914555746118618665863398670.325.397.462.859125 *879
39Red Faber HOF6th63.9%89372065.040.852.962.26701269981703717169.134.240.161.401102542133.151191.302669483274086.2410611112131471*1
40Steve O'Neill2nd63.9%46261724.220.422.343.91590479544812591353430592.263.349.337.68588 *2/3
41Babe Herman3rd53.3%74391340.331.836.058.115525603882181818199794520.324.383.532.915141 *937
42Babe Adams9th53.3%72391952.340.946.662.2482101979216375153.212.252.281.532501941402.761181.092482354162995.12841674301036*1
43Dave Bancroft HOF6th53.3%84291648.537.242.954.8191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/457
44Mel Harder1st42.6%51212044.338.041.162.2584120389199493239.165.194.215.40972231863.801131.408582433243426.1370616111181161*1
45Eppa Rixey HOF6th42.6%75352155.433.644.562.26941522952913111249.191.221.224.445222662513.151151.272692554144494.246339310821350*1
46Stan Hack2nd42.6%76381652.535.243.855.21938727812392193576421651092.301.394.397.791119 *53
47Kiki Cuyler HOF2nd42.6%117461846.734.940.858.118797161130522991281065328676.321.386.474.860125 *9*8*7
48Wilbur Cooper4th42.6%76331553.941.847.962.2521122711129361061247.239.269.309.578612161782.891161.226517406143480.034151038531252*1/79
49Rube Marquard HOF8th42.6%84311832.129.330.762.2536110763198166633.179.207.202.410172011773.081031.237536408203306.232331078581593*1
50Lefty O'Doul2nd42.6%92311127.127.227.253.39703264624114011354236333.349.413.532.945143114.87831.970341077.210414919*791/8
51Goose Goslin HOF2nd42.6%158611866.143.354.753.322878656148227352481612176949.316.387.500.887128 *798/35
52Everett Scott7th32.0%29141316.215.716.054.81654583755214552055569243.249.281.315.59665 *6/54
53Bob Meusel5th32.0%76311127.623.625.658.11407547582616931561071143375.309.356.497.852118 *7*958/3
54Casey Stengel HOF5th32.0%4151420.117.218.658.112774288575121960535131437.284.356.410.766120 *O*98/7
55Sam Rice HOF3rd32.0%128512052.830.841.858.12404926915142987341077351708.322.374.427.801112112.521171.27193039.13101912*9*87/1
56Stan Coveleski HOF3rd32.0%109381460.249.955.062.2451105870168181053.159.202.205.40792151422.891271.251450385213082.0305566802981*1/9
57Lloyd Waner HOF1st32.0%86311824.120.322.257.919937772120124592759867420.316.353.393.74799 *879/45
58Chief Bender HOF10th21.3%119511649.334.742.062.2507114710224361162075.212.266.280.546662121272.461121.113459334343017.02645407121711*1/3O45
59George Earnshaw2nd21.3%5710921.122.822.062.231970461162370120.230.253.295.54941127934.381001.457319249121915.119811428091002*1
60Freddie Fitzsimmons2nd21.3%56331935.423.129.262.2513115511223114103036.200.233.279.511362171463.511121.297513424133223.23335187846870*1
61Lon Warneke1st21.3%86341546.735.541.162.245996287215497152.223.266.267.533461921213.181191.245445343142782.127261757391140*1
62Chick Hafey HOF2nd21.3%68331330.127.128.653.312834625777146616483370372.317.372.526.898133 *789
63Cy Williams4th21.3%44311937.125.631.357.920026780102419812511005115690.292.365.470.835125 *O*8*97
64Eddie Rommel2nd21.3%49231349.837.643.762.250882680164159162.199.255.245.499281711193.541211.350501249302557.02729138724599*1/749
65Urban Shocker4th21.3%65331358.845.152.062.2412798891671701139.209.334.249.584551871173.171241.255412317252681.22709130657983*1
66Billy Jurges1st21.3%24161730.722.726.754.81816625372116134365636568.258.325.335.66082 *654
67Joe Dugan4th21.3%2213149.310.59.955.21447541066515164256737250.280.317.372.68982 *564/7
68Jesse Haines HOF4th21.3%64271932.521.927.262.2560112476209379230.186.208.218.426122101583.641091.350555387113208.23460165871981*1/3
69Red Lucas1st21.3%20191646.233.539.862.2907143915540431902124.281.340.347.687851571353.721071.25539630272542.02736136455602*1/4657
70Charlie Gelbert2nd21.3%14599.210.29.754.887628693987661735034290.267.336.374.70981009.00512.0002004.05231*65/41
71Bill Sherdel2nd10.7%37161531.223.827.562.254996096214986263.223.271.298.569521651463.721041.358514273262709.13018150661839*1/93
72Buddy Myer1st10.7%86411746.930.738.856.9192370381174213138848157965.303.389.406.795108 *465/78
73Howard Ehmke2nd10.7%32121537.932.034.962.2429100971210073526.208.228.258.486291661663.751041.388427338152820.2287310310421030*1
74Spud Davis2nd10.7%44381627.221.124.143.9145842553881312776476386.308.369.430.799110 *2/35
75Al Lopez HOF1st10.7%71241916.611.714.243.91950591661315475165246556.261.326.337.66383 *2/453
76Joe Judge3rd10.7%32322046.926.436.654.62171789811842352711034213965.298.378.420.798114 *3/9
77Ossie Bluege2nd10.7%8181828.319.724.055.218676440883175143848140723.272.352.356.70785 *564/37
78Freddie Lindstrom HOF1st10.7%56261328.326.227.355.214385611895174710377984334.311.351.449.800110 *5879/46
79Leo Durocher HOF2nd10.7%1514175.17.36.254.81637535057513202456731377.247.299.320.61966 *64/5
80Glenn Wright2nd10.7%33271125.324.424.854.81119415358412199472338209.294.328.447.77599 *6/3459
81Heinie Manush HOF2nd10.7%137461745.834.740.253.320087654128825241101183113506.330.377.479.856121 *7*89/3
82Earl Averill HOF1st10.7%128501348.037.342.757.91669635312242019238116470774.318.395.534.928133 *879
83Hub Pruett1st10.7%0072.32.32.334.4211212936012021.170.245.203.4471729484.63921.6272116913745.0816273963571
84Dickey Kerr6th10.7%2212410.410.410.462.21432754060021428.218.295.284.5795453343.84991.388140836811.1876242502351
85Art Nehf4th10.7%70321529.424.827.162.246491590192876786.210.281.279.560571841203.201051.239451320142707.22715107640844*1/987
86Charlie Root3rd10.7%61281738.226.432.362.26321086861961193144.180.217.266.483272011603.591111.295632341423197.132521898891459*1
87Fred Toney1st10.7%52261225.325.725.562.233674440118347321.159.182.198.379101391022.691131.188336271122206.0203758583718*1
88High Pockets Kelly HOF3rd10.7%48221625.223.924.654.6162259938191778148102065386.297.342.452.794109100.001.0001005.04012*34/7985
89Billy Werber1st10.7%32221125.122.623.855.212955024875136378539215701.271.364.392.75698 *567/948
90Art Fletcher6th10.7%18171347.036.741.954.815335541684153432676160203.277.319.365.684100 *654
91George Burns4th10.7%56271539.332.635.953.3185372411188207741611383872.287.366.384.749114 *O*7*98/5
92Ping Bodie2nd10.7%010914.715.715.257.91050367039310114351483312.275.335.396.731109 *O*87/493
93Whitey Witt1st10.7%15171012.713.212.957.91139417163211951830078489.287.362.364.72698 *86947/5
94George Selkirk2nd10.7%2823922.122.122.158.1846279050381010857649486.290.400.483.883127 *9*7/8
95Wes Ferrell2nd10.7%75221562.055.358.662.25481176175329382082129.280.351.446.7971001931284.041161.481374323132623.028451321040985*1/7
96Jimmy Ring1st10.7%1231211.917.014.462.239181758120457217.147.167.192.359-51181494.13961.486389294112357.12551105953833*1
97Roger Peckinpaugh5th10.7%48261745.029.037.054.8201272331006187648740205814.259.336.335.67286 *6/3
98Ben Chapman1st10.7%79371541.329.935.658.1171764781144195890977287824.302.383.440.823114864.39841.54225160141.114777165*8*9*754/16
Notes: Each voting cycle, qualified members of the BBWAA name no more than 10 eligible players whom they consider worthy of Hall of Fame honors. To be enshrined, a player must be named on at least 75% of the voters' ballots. Currently, players are removed from the ballot if they are named on fewer than 5% of ballots or have been on the ballot 15 times without election. Changed to 10 times prior to the 2015 election.

"X" means off ballot for future elections. "HOF" means they were selected to the Hall of Fame in a future election.

Baseball Writers Runoff

Baseball Writers Runoff Table
Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rk Name Votes %vote HOFm HOFs Yrs WAR WAR7 JAWS Jpos G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ W L ERA ERA+ WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO Pos Summary
1Charlie Gehringer15985.0%277721980.750.565.656.9232388601775283918414271811186.320.404.480.884124 *4/35
2Mel Ott HOF12868.4%2166922107.852.880.358.127309456185928765111860891708.304.414.533.947155 *9587/4
3Jimmie Foxx HOF8947.6%314722096.459.577.954.623178134175126465341922871452.325.428.6091.038163101.522611.141102023.21301411*352/7196
4Dizzy Dean HOF8143.3%112331245.543.544.562.23257177616187659.225.235.301.53643150833.021311.206317230311967.11919954531163*1
5Al Simmons HOF7640.6%226632068.745.757.253.32215875915072927307182888615.334.380.535.915133 *7*8/93
6Paul Waner HOF6333.7%252612072.842.257.558.1254994591627315211313091041091.333.404.473.878134 *93/78
7Harry Heilmann HOF5227.8%192571772.147.159.658.121477787129126601831543113856.342.410.520.930148 *9*38/47
8Bill Terry HOF4825.7%169421454.241.247.754.61721642811202193154107856537.341.393.506.899136 *3/97
9Hank Greenberg HOF4423.5%188461357.547.752.654.61394519310461628331127458852.313.412.6051.017158 *37
10Bill Dickey HOF3920.9%178561755.834.245.043.9178963009301969202120936678.313.382.486.868127 *2
11Rabbit Maranville HOF3920.9%59302342.830.436.654.82670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
12Ray Schalk HOF179.1%56251828.522.025.343.917625306579134511593177638.253.340.316.65683 *2
13Joe Cronin HOF168.6%143552066.443.955.254.821247579123322851701424871059.301.390.468.857119 *6534/7
14Dazzy Vance HOF158.0%89351659.949.354.662.244297168146775179.150.219.198.417101971403.241251.230442349122966.228091328402045*1
15Ted Lyons HOF147.5%65302171.641.056.462.270515631623645149073.233.270.285.556452602303.671181.348594484254161.0448922211211073*1/9
16Hack Wilson HOF126.4%100391238.835.837.357.9134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879/4
17Ross Youngs HOF115.9%72321032.230.331.258.112114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
18Gabby Hartnett HOF73.7%121482053.430.341.843.9199064328671912236117928703.297.370.489.858126 *23
19Tony Lazzeri HOF63.2%89391449.935.142.556.91740629798618401781194148869.292.380.467.846121 *456/73
20Red Ruffing HOF42.1%130382270.441.155.762.2882193720752136273197.269.306.389.695812732253.801091.341624538184344.0428425415411987*1/79
Notes: Intermittently from 1947 to 1967, if the BBWAA did not elect anyone on its initial ballot, the top 20-30 votegetters would appear on a runoff ballot with only the top votegetter being elected.

Old Timers Committee

Old Timers Committee Table
Batting Stats Pitching Stats Manager
Rk Name Hof_category HOFm HOFs Yrs WAR WAR7 JAWS Jpos G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ W L ERA ERA+ WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO Pos Summary W L W-L%
1Mordecai Brownas Player169561455.941.348.662.2493114393235273844.206.236.248.483442391302.061391.066481332493172.12708436731375*1/O485063.442
2Kid Nicholsas Player2286915116.575.095.762.265020902734721627819137.226.277.300.577553612082.961401.224621562175067.1492915612721881*1/O38088.476
Notes: A small committee of high-ranking MLB executives and, later, veteran sportswriters, charged with electing 19th-century players, managers, and executives. Sporadically voting over an 11-year period, they inducted nearly 30 individuals into the Hall of Fame before disbanding, leading to the formation of the Veterans Committee in 1953.
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