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1985 Hall of Fame Voting

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Voting bodies this year: Baseball Writers / Veterans Committee

Baseball Writers

395 total ballots (297 votes needed for election) · 1984 · 1986
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
1 Hoyt Wilhelm 8th 331 83.8% 117 30 21 47.3 26.9 37.1 34.4 1070 432 24 38 1 21 0 26 .088 .139 .106 .246 -31 143 122 2.52 147 1.125 1070 52 227 2254.1 1757 150 778 1610 *1
2 Lou Brock 1st 315 79.7% 152 43 19 45.2 32.0 38.6 53.3 2616 10332 1610 3023 149 900 938 761 .293 .343 .410 .753 109 *798
3 X-Nellie Fox HOF 15th 295 74.7% 163 32 19 49.0 36.9 42.9 57.0 2367 9232 1279 2663 35 790 76 719 .288 .348 .363 .710 93 *4/53
4 Billy Williams HOF 4th 252 63.8% 122 48 18 63.5 41.3 52.4 53.3 2488 9350 1410 2711 426 1475 90 1045 .290 .361 .492 .853 133 *7*9D38
5 Jim Bunning HOF 9th 214 54.2% 98 42 17 59.4 48.9 54.2 61.8 601 1275 82 213 7 75 0 34 .167 .188 .206 .395 9 224 184 3.27 115 1.179 591 519 16 3760.1 3433 372 1000 2855 *1
6 Catfish Hunter HOF 1st 212 53.7% 134 42 15 41.4 35.1 38.2 61.8 515 658 60 149 6 51 2 8 .226 .234 .287 .521 52 224 166 3.26 104 1.134 500 476 1 3449.1 2958 374 954 2012 *1/3
7 Roger Maris 12th 128 32.4% 89 22 12 38.2 32.3 35.2 58.1 1463 5101 826 1325 275 850 21 652 .260 .345 .476 .822 127 *98/7
8 Harvey Kuenn 9th 125 31.6% 100 27 15 25.9 22.0 24.0 54.7 1833 6913 951 2092 87 671 68 594 .303 .357 .408 .765 108 *6*7*9853
9 Orlando Cepeda HOF 6th 114 28.9% 126 37 17 50.2 34.5 42.4 54.2 2124 7927 1131 2351 379 1365 142 588 .297 .350 .499 .849 133 *37D/95
10 Tony Oliva 4th 114 28.9% 114 29 15 43.0 38.5 40.8 58.1 1676 6301 870 1917 220 947 86 448 .304 .353 .476 .830 131 *9*D8/7
11 Maury Wills 8th 93 23.5% 104 29 14 39.5 29.5 34.5 54.7 1942 7588 1067 2134 20 458 586 552 .281 .330 .331 .661 88 *6*5/4
12 Bill Mazeroski HOF 8th 87 22.0% 71 16 17 36.2 25.7 30.9 57.0 2163 7755 769 2016 138 853 27 447 .260 .299 .367 .667 84 *4/5
13 Lew Burdette 13th 82 20.8% 84 31 18 28.9 24.0 26.5 61.8 666 1011 101 185 12 75 2 32 .183 .216 .253 .469 29 203 144 3.66 99 1.243 626 373 31 3067.1 3186 289 628 1074 *1
14 Mickey Lolich 1st 78 19.7% 98 37 16 49.1 38.6 43.8 61.8 592 821 63 90 0 31 1 105 .110 .215 .121 .335 -2 217 191 3.44 104 1.227 586 496 11 3638.1 3366 347 1099 2832 *1
15 Ken Boyer 6th 68 17.2% 86 36 15 62.8 46.3 54.5 55.0 2034 7455 1104 2143 282 1141 105 713 .287 .349 .462 .810 116 *5836
16 Roy Face 10th 62 15.7% 56 11 16 20.9 18.1 19.5 34.4 853 194 9 31 0 7 0 2 .160 .168 .175 .344 -6 104 95 3.48 109 1.243 848 27 193 1375.0 1347 141 362 877 *1
17 Elston Howard 12th 54 13.7% 82 22 14 27.0 26.4 26.7 43.1 1605 5363 619 1471 167 762 9 373 .274 .322 .427 .749 108 *2739
18 Ron Santo HOF 2nd 53 13.4% 88 41 15 70.4 53.8 62.1 55.0 2243 8143 1138 2254 342 1331 35 1108 .277 .362 .464 .826 125 *5D4/673
19 Joe Torre HOF 3rd 44 11.1% 96 40 18 57.6 37.3 47.5 54.2 2209 7874 996 2342 252 1185 23 779 .297 .365 .452 .817 129 *2*3*5/7
20 Don Larsen 12th 32 8.1% 26 6 14 18.4 16.4 17.4 34.4 480 596 65 144 14 72 0 43 .242 .291 .371 .662 81 81 91 3.78 99 1.400 412 171 23 1548.0 1442 130 725 849 *1/7
21 Thurman Munson 5th 32 8.1% 90 29 11 45.9 37.0 41.4 43.1 1423 5344 696 1558 113 701 48 438 .292 .346 .410 .756 116 *2D/9375
22 Curt Flood 4th 28 7.1% 59 16 15 41.7 32.7 37.2 57.2 1759 6357 851 1861 85 636 88 444 .293 .342 .389 .732 100 *8/5749
23 Dick Allen 2nd 28 7.1% 99 39 15 58.7 45.8 52.3 55.0 1749 6332 1099 1848 351 1119 133 894 .292 .378 .534 .912 156 *3*57/4D68
24 Vada Pinson 4th 19 4.8% 95 36 18 54.1 40.0 47.0 57.2 2469 9645 1365 2757 256 1169 305 574 .286 .327 .442 .769 111 *8*97/3D
25 Wilbur Wood 2nd 16 4.1% 65 21 17 50.2 45.8 48.0 61.8 651 322 11 27 0 13 1 20 .084 .140 .090 .230 -33 164 156 3.24 114 1.232 651 297 57 2684.0 2582 209 724 1411 *1
26 X-Harvey Haddix 10th 15 3.8% 30 20 14 33.7 27.3 30.5 61.8 532 798 95 169 4 64 4 46 .212 .255 .296 .551 47 136 113 3.63 108 1.233 454 286 21 2235.0 2154 240 601 1575 *1/9
27 Dave McNally 3rd 7 1.8% 96 35 14 26.0 23.4 24.7 61.8 425 731 49 97 9 43 0 58 .133 .196 .201 .397 14 184 119 3.24 106 1.214 424 396 2 2730.0 2488 230 826 1512 *1
28 Ken Holtzman 1st 4 1.0% 62 24 15 27.6 24.3 26.0 61.8 456 607 35 99 2 34 0 17 .163 .186 .208 .393 8 174 150 3.49 105 1.289 451 410 3 2867.1 2787 249 910 1601 *1
29 Andy Messersmith 1st 3 0.8% 66 30 12 40.2 34.2 37.2 61.8 353 729 49 124 5 54 1 46 .170 .219 .232 .451 29 130 99 2.86 121 1.143 344 295 15 2230.1 1719 174 831 1625 *1
30 Jim Lonborg 1st 3 0.8% 44 18 15 14.5 17.4 16.0 61.8 426 770 41 105 3 43 1 51 .136 .191 .175 .366 3 157 137 3.86 95 1.308 425 368 4 2464.1 2400 233 823 1475 *1
31 X-Ron Fairly 2nd 3 0.8% 15 23 21 35.2 24.0 29.6 54.2 2442 7184 931 1913 215 1044 35 1052 .266 .360 .408 .768 117 *3*978D
32 X-Don Kessinger 1st 2 0.5% 44 19 16 8.9 11.2 10.1 54.7 2078 7651 899 1931 14 527 100 684 .252 .314 .312 .626 73 *64/53
33 X-Denny McLain 3rd 2 0.5% 92 26 10 19.7 22.4 21.1 61.8 285 616 32 82 1 31 1 25 .133 .166 .153 .318 -8 131 91 3.39 101 1.163 280 264 2 1886.0 1646 242 548 1282 1
34 X-Jesus Alou 1st 1 0.3% 2 6 15 0.9 5.8 3.4 58.1 1380 4345 448 1216 32 377 31 138 .280 .305 .353 .658 86 *9*7D/83
35 X-Dock Ellis 1st 1 0.3% 18 15 12 14.8 15.0 14.9 61.8 388 489 42 65 0 23 4 27 .133 .178 .141 .319 -9 138 119 3.46 104 1.288 345 317 1 2128.0 2067 140 674 1136 *1
36 X-Rico Carty 1st 1 0.3% 32 25 15 32.6 27.6 30.1 53.3 1651 5606 712 1677 204 890 21 642 .299 .369 .464 .833 132 *7*D3/295
37 George Scott 1st 0 0.0% 44 20 14 36.4 30.2 33.3 54.2 2034 7433 957 1992 271 1051 69 699 .268 .333 .435 .767 114 *35D
38 X-Bobby Tolan 1st 0 0.0% 19 8 13 10.2 16.7 13.4 57.2 1282 4238 572 1121 86 497 193 258 .265 .314 .382 .696 95 *8*973
39 X-Roy White 1st 0 0.0% 18 22 15 46.7 37.0 41.8 53.3 1881 6650 964 1803 160 758 233 934 .271 .360 .404 .764 121 *7D89/534
40 X-Clay Carroll 2nd 0 0.0% 55 18 15 17.9 15.8 16.9 34.4 731 208 17 27 1 7 0 7 .130 .158 .144 .302 -15 96 73 2.94 121 1.284 731 28 143 1353.1 1296 67 442 681 *1
41 X-Ed Kranepool 1st 0 0.0% 6 6 18 4.4 9.0 6.7 54.2 1853 5436 536 1418 118 614 15 454 .261 .316 .377 .693 98 *379/8
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.
X means off ballot for future elections. HOF means they were selected to the Hall of Fame in a future election.
Batting Stats Pitching Stats Manager
Rk Name 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%
1 Arky Vaughan as Player 116 52 14 72.9 50.6 61.8 54.7 1817 6622 1173 2103 96 926 118 937 .318 .406 .453 .859 136 *65O/4
2 Enos Slaughter as Player 90 41 19 55.0 34.9 45.0 58.1 2380 7946 1247 2383 169 1304 71 1018 .300 .382 .453 .834 124 *9*7/8
Notes: Various groups of Hall of Fame members and others charged with the induction of players who were not voted in by the BBWAA, as well as Negro League players and non-playing personnel (including managers, owners, and executives). To be enshrined, players must be named on at least 75% of the Committee members' ballots.