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1997 Hall of Fame Voting

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Voting bodies this year: Baseball Writers / Veterans Committee

Baseball Writers

473 total ballots (353 votes needed for election) · 1996 · 1998
Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rk 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 Phil Niekro 5th 380 80.3% 157 52 24 96.6 54.5 75.6 61.8 866 1537 80 260 7 109 0 17 .169 .183 .211 .395 8 318 274 3.35 115 1.268 864 716 29 5404.0 5044 482 1809 3342 *1
2 Don Sutton HOF 4th 346 73.2% 149 58 23 67.4 34.0 50.7 61.8 785 1354 64 195 0 64 1 60 .144 .183 .157 .340 -2 324 256 3.26 108 1.142 774 756 5 5282.1 4692 472 1343 3574 *1
3 Tony Perez HOF 6th 312 66.0% 81 41 23 53.9 36.4 45.2 54.2 2777 9778 1272 2732 379 1652 49 925 .279 .341 .463 .804 122 *3*5D/4
4 Ron Santo HOF 14th 186 39.3% 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
5 Jim Rice HOF 3rd 178 37.6% 146 43 16 47.4 36.2 41.8 53.3 2089 8225 1249 2452 382 1451 58 670 .298 .352 .502 .854 128 *7*D9/8
6 Steve Garvey 5th 167 35.3% 130 32 19 37.7 28.6 33.1 54.2 2332 8835 1143 2599 272 1308 83 479 .294 .329 .446 .775 117 *35/749
7 Bruce Sutter HOF 4th 130 27.5% 91 17 12 24.6 24.6 24.6 34.4 661 102 6 9 0 6 1 7 .088 .153 .088 .241 -33 68 71 2.83 136 1.140 661 0 300 1042.0 879 77 309 861 *1
8 Jim Kaat 9th 107 22.6% 130 44 25 51.4 38.4 44.9 61.8 1004 1251 117 232 16 106 5 63 .185 .227 .267 .494 37 283 237 3.45 108 1.259 898 625 18 4530.1 4620 395 1083 2461 *1/D
9 X-Joe Torre HOF 15th 105 22.2% 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
10 Tommy John 3rd 97 20.5% 112 44 26 62.0 34.7 48.4 61.8 761 900 43 141 5 54 0 33 .157 .187 .188 .375 7 288 231 3.34 111 1.283 760 700 4 4710.1 4783 302 1259 2245 *1
11 Minnie Minoso 13th 84 17.8% 87 35 17 50.1 39.8 45.0 53.3 1835 6579 1136 1963 186 1023 205 814 .298 .389 .459 .848 130 *7598/3D6
12 Dave Parker 1st 83 17.5% 124 42 19 39.9 37.2 38.6 58.1 2466 9358 1272 2712 339 1493 154 683 .290 .339 .471 .810 121 *9*D78/34
13 X-Dick Allen 14th 79 16.7% 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
14 Dave Concepcion 4th 60 12.7% 106 29 19 39.8 29.7 34.8 54.7 2488 8723 993 2326 101 950 321 736 .267 .322 .357 .679 88 0 0 0.00 1.500 1 0 0 1.1 2 0 0 1 *6453/81
15 Luis Tiant 10th 53 11.2% 97 41 19 66.7 44.6 55.6 61.8 573 513 36 84 5 44 1 13 .164 .185 .224 .409 17 229 172 3.30 114 1.199 573 484 15 3486.1 3075 346 1104 2416 *1
16 Keith Hernandez 2nd 45 9.5% 86 32 17 60.0 41.0 50.5 54.2 2088 7370 1124 2182 162 1071 98 1070 .296 .384 .436 .821 128 *3/79
17 Mickey Lolich 13th 34 7.2% 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
18 Ron Guidry 4th 31 6.6% 106 38 14 48.1 38.1 43.1 61.8 379 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 170 91 3.29 119 1.184 368 323 4 2392.0 2198 226 633 1778 *1/8
19 Bob Boone 2nd 28 5.9% 102 25 19 27.3 20.3 23.8 43.1 2264 7245 679 1838 105 826 38 663 .254 .315 .346 .661 82 *2/35D7
20 Dwight Evans 1st 28 5.9% 70 44 20 66.9 37.1 52.0 58.1 2606 8996 1470 2446 385 1384 78 1391 .272 .370 .470 .840 127 *9D378
21 X-Fred Lynn 2nd 22 4.7% 85 33 17 49.9 38.2 44.1 57.2 1969 6925 1063 1960 306 1111 72 857 .283 .360 .484 .845 129 *897D
22 X-Graig Nettles 4th 22 4.7% 63 31 22 68.0 42.3 55.1 55.0 2700 8986 1193 2225 390 1314 32 1088 .248 .329 .421 .750 110 *57/39D68
23 X-Ken Griffey 1st 22 4.7% 40 31 19 34.4 23.5 28.9 58.1 2097 7229 1129 2143 152 859 200 719 .296 .359 .431 .790 118 *9*783/D
24 X-Bobby Bonds 11th 20 4.2% 66 36 14 57.7 41.0 49.4 58.1 1849 7043 1258 1886 332 1024 461 914 .268 .353 .471 .824 129 *98D7
25 X-Rusty Staub 7th 18 3.8% 59 38 23 45.8 33.3 39.5 58.1 2951 9720 1189 2716 292 1466 47 1255 .279 .362 .431 .793 124 *9*D*37/8
26 X-Rick Reuschel 1st 2 0.4% 48 31 19 70.0 43.8 56.9 61.8 579 1115 82 187 4 79 3 46 .168 .202 .217 .419 15 214 191 3.37 114 1.275 557 529 5 3548.1 3588 221 935 2015 *1
27 X-Garry Templeton 1st 2 0.4% 58 22 16 27.6 23.5 25.6 54.7 2079 7721 893 2096 70 728 242 375 .271 .304 .369 .673 87 *6/359
28 X-Mike Scott 1st 2 0.4% 57 19 13 22.8 26.2 24.5 61.8 348 653 33 81 2 45 2 27 .124 .158 .155 .313 -11 124 108 3.54 100 1.201 347 319 3 2068.2 1858 173 627 1469 *1
29 X-Terry Kennedy 1st 1 0.2% 40 23 14 21.5 19.3 20.4 43.1 1491 4979 474 1313 113 628 6 365 .264 .314 .386 .699 96 *2/73
30 X-Terry Puhl 1st 1 0.2% 8 15 15 28.3 23.6 26.0 58.1 1531 4855 676 1361 62 435 217 505 .280 .349 .388 .737 112 *9*87/3D
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 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 Nellie Fox as Player 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
2 Tom Lasorda as Manager 0 0 3 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 34.4 27 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .071 .143 -62 0 4 6.48 67 1.869 26 6 1 58.1 53 9 56 37 /1 1599 1439 .526
3 Willie Wells as Player
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.