1939 Hall of Fame Voting

Gehrig was too ill to travel to ceremony--his recognition occurred during 2013 ceremony in Cooperstown.

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
1George Sisler4th23585.8%200441554.547.250.854.620558267128428121021178375472.340.379.468.847125562.351261.28824123111.09105263*3/197845
2Eddie Collins4th21377.7%2507125123.964.294.156.928269949182133154712997411499.333.424.429.853142 *46/O5
3Willie Keeler4th20775.5%189491954.036.245.158.1212385911719293233810495524.341.388.415.802127 *O5/46
4Rube Waddell HOF4th17965.3%138471358.649.654.162.1410106661172483642.161.197.219.416251931432.161351.10240734052961.12460378032316*1/3
5Rogers Hornsby HOF4th17664.2%3507623127.073.5100.356.9225981731579293030115841351038.358.434.5771.010175 *4*653/978
6Frank Chance HOF4th15857.7%22241745.635.640.654.612884299798127420596403556.296.394.394.788135 *32O
7Ed Delahanty HOF4th14552.9%235651669.548.559.053.318377511160025971011466455741.346.411.505.916152 *O346/5
8Ed Walsh HOF4th13248.2%146521465.561.963.762.14591085922103681446.194.231.255.486511951261.821451.000430315352964.12346236171736*1/O
9Johnny Evers HOF4th10739.1%34241847.733.340.556.917846137919165912536324778.270.356.334.690106 *4/56O
10Miller Huggins HOF3rd9735.4%12251335.425.630.556.915865558948147493183241003.265.382.314.696108 *4/5
11Rabbit Maranville HOF3rd8229.9%59302342.830.436.654.82670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
12Jimmy Collins HOF4th7226.3%43261453.238.445.855.2172567951055199965983194426.294.343.409.752113 *5/O64
13Roger Bresnahan HOF4th6724.5%15301741.028.834.943.914464481682125226530212714.279.386.377.764127413.931081.64996050.16811515*2O53/4168
14Fred Clarke HOF4th5921.5%86502167.836.152.053.32246858416222678671015509875.312.386.429.814133 *O/675
15Mordecai Brown HOF4th5419.7%169561456.441.448.962.1493114393235273844.206.236.248.483432391302.061391.066481332493172.12708436731375*1/O48
16Wilbert Robinson HOF3rd4616.8%25241713.911.812.843.913715075637138818722196286.273.316.346.66283 *23/O
17Chief Bender HOF4th4014.6%119511649.535.042.362.1507114710224361162075.212.266.280.546662121272.461121.113459334343017.02645407121711*1/3O45
18Herb Pennock HOF3rd4014.6%92362244.935.940.462.162012141082324103194.191.253.235.488312411623.601061.348617419373571.239001289161227*1
19Ray Schalk HOF4th3512.8%56251828.522.125.343.917625306579134511593177638.253.340.316.65683 *2
20Ross Youngs HOF4th3412.4%73321032.230.331.358.112114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
21Hugh Duffy HOF3rd3412.4%155551743.030.836.957.917377044155422931061302574664.326.386.451.837123 *O/64532
22Hughie Jennings HOF3rd3312.0%88351842.339.040.654.812844895992152618840359347.312.391.406.797118 *6*34/O5
23Joe McGinnity HOF3rd3211.7%164501057.752.555.162.147712971092510902634.194.221.225.446282461422.661201.188465381243441.13276528121068*1/O45
24Home Run Baker HOF4th3010.9%81331362.846.854.855.215755984887183896991235473.307.363.442.805135 *5
25Eddie Plank HOF3rd2810.2%187711789.950.570.262.1630160713033131221371.206.250.245.495483261942.351221.119623529234495.239584210722246*1
26Addie Joss HOF3rd2810.2%8947943.738.441.162.1296817461181511054.144.198.188.38720160971.891420.96828626052327.01888193649201/3O5
27Mickey Cochrane HOF2nd2810.2%137541352.136.944.543.9148251691041165211983064857.320.419.478.897129 *2/7
28Frankie Frisch HOF2nd269.5%185601970.444.457.456.923119112153228801051244419728.316.369.432.801110 *4*56
29Clark Griffith HOF3rd207.3%91392161.848.555.262.14851380202321816622166.233.318.310.628702371463.311211.31345337283385.2367076774955*1/O634589
30Bill Terry HOF3rd165.8%169421454.241.247.754.61721642811202193154107856537.341.393.506.899136 *3/97
31Dazzy Vance HOF4th155.5%89351659.949.254.662.144297168146775179.150.219.198.417101971403.241251.230442349122966.228091328402045*1
32Johnny Kling4th145.1%25241324.922.423.643.912614246475115420514124281.272.319.357.676100 *2/O356
33Nap Rucker4th134.7%40231048.145.746.962.133680544157144222.195.216.226.443331341342.421191.175336274142375.12089417011217*1
34Joe Tinker HOF3rd124.4%25201553.233.143.254.818066441774169031785336416.262.308.353.66196 *65/4O
35Babe Adams3rd114.0%72391952.040.546.262.1482101979216375153.212.252.281.532501941402.761181.092482354162995.12841674301036*1
36Pie Traynor HOF3rd103.6%96431736.225.731.055.21941755911832416581273158472.320.362.435.797107 *56/3
37Harry Heilmann HOF3rd82.9%192571772.147.159.658.121477787129126601831543113856.342.410.520.930148 *9*38/47
38Edd Roush HOF4th82.9%72361845.231.538.357.9196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *87/394
39Bill Dinneen2nd72.6%56241240.636.738.662.14171143992191602980.192.252.219.471371701773.011071.23139135273074.22957788291127*1/O3
40Kid Nichols HOF2nd72.6%2286915116.575.195.862.165020902734721627819137.226.277.300.577553612082.961401.224621562175067.1492915612721881*1/O3
41Max Carey HOF3rd72.6%77362054.232.943.657.92476936315452665708027381040.285.361.386.747108 *O*8*79
42Casey Stengel HOF2nd62.2%4151420.117.318.758.112774288575121960535131437.284.356.410.766120 *O*98/7
43Nick Altrock3rd62.2%31181910.212.211.262.12305505297227529.176.232.207.4394083752.67961.14121816171514.01455162724251/3O9
44Sam Crawford HOF4th62.2%119531975.139.757.458.12517957013912961971523367760.309.362.452.814144 *O*93
45Jack Chesbro HOF3rd62.2%101401141.440.340.962.1393110385217582525.197.216.267.483441981322.681111.15239233252896.22647396901265*1/3O
46Duffy Lewis3rd62.2%19121121.221.021.153.314595351612151838791113352.284.333.384.7171080018.00253.0001001.03001*O*7/8519
47Amos Rusie HOF3rd62.2%187421069.366.868.162.1487173020942981762527.248.262.320.582622461743.071291.34946342753778.233897517071950*1/O3
48Harry Hooper HOF3rd51.8%39341753.130.041.558.12309878514292466758163751136.281.368.387.755114000.001.5001002.02010*O*9/871
49Mike Donlin3rd51.8%65321229.526.928.257.910493854669128251543213312.333.386.468.854144017.16571.83741016.1161146*O3/16
50Dickey Kerr3rd51.8%2212410.310.310.362.11432754060021428.218.295.284.5795453343.84991.388140836811.1876242502351
51Bobby Wallace HOF3rd51.8%30302570.241.856.054.82383861810572309341121201774.268.332.358.69010524223.871251.55557481402.04696156120*6*514/O3
52Zack Wheat HOF3rd41.5%99481960.234.747.453.324109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *O*7/98
53Rube Marquard HOF4th41.5%84311831.929.030.562.1536110763198166633.179.207.202.410172011773.081031.237536408203306.232331078581593*1
54Stuffy McInnis3rd41.5%43231934.325.329.854.6212878228712405201063172380.307.343.381.723105 *36/54O
55Hank Gowdy3rd41.5%6251718.213.716.043.9105027352707382132159311.270.351.358.709104 *23
56Jimmy Archer3rd31.1%01125.56.05.743.984726462476601629936124.249.288.333.62181 *23/45O
57Red Faber HOF3rd31.1%89372064.840.652.762.16701269981703717169.134.240.161.401102542133.151191.302669483274086.2410611112131471*1
58Earle Combs HOF3rd31.1%97371242.534.338.457.914555746118618665863398670.325.397.462.859125 *879
59Fred Tenney3rd31.1%37251743.628.536.154.6199475951278223122688285874.294.371.358.730110004.50863.0001002.05010*3O2/1
60Joe McCarthy HOF1st31.1%
61Gavvy Cravath3rd20.7%50231132.829.831.358.112203951575113411971989561.287.380.478.858151 *O*9/783
62Bill Carrigan3rd20.7%621012.011.611.843.97091970194506623537206.257.334.314.64894 *2/3
63Buck Ewing HOF1st20.7%35381847.730.539.143.9131553631129162571883354392.303.351.456.807129233.451121.66094147.05522323*23O546/1
64Smoky Joe Wood3rd20.7%68391440.334.637.462.169719522665532332523208.283.357.411.768110117572.031461.087225158101434.1113810421989917/843
65Eddie Grant2nd20.7%01104.45.34.855.299033853998445277153233.249.300.295.59578 *564/3
66Hans Lobert3rd20.7%3161422.920.321.655.213174563640125232481316395.274.337.366.703109 *56/O4
67Lou Criger4th20.7%11201610.79.910.343.9101232023377091134258309.221.295.290.58472 *2/35O
68Bill Donovan3rd20.7%90341842.835.038.962.145913021422517943677.193.241.249.490491851392.691061.24537832782964.226313010591552*1O/346
69Donie Bush2nd20.7%35341639.333.736.554.8194572101280180494454061158.250.356.300.65691 *65/4
70Ossee Schrecongost3rd20.7%511113.213.213.243.98953057304829933852102.271.297.345.64291 *23/O46
71Dolf Luque3rd10.4%44232047.635.841.762.1559104396237590770.227.283.291.573531941793.241181.288550367293220.132311139181130*1/57
72Everett Scott3rd10.4%29141316.115.715.954.81654583755214552055569243.249.281.315.59665 *6/54
73Charlie Grimm1st10.4%18192013.413.213.354.621667917908229979107757578.290.341.397.73894 *3/9758
74Charlie Irwin2nd10.4%35109.19.59.355.2991368555698616493180287.268.331.345.67682 *56/4O3
75Art Nehf3rd10.4%71321529.524.927.262.146491590192876786.210.281.279.560571841203.201051.239451320142707.22715107640844*1/987
76George Burns3rd10.4%57271539.332.535.953.3185372411188207741611383872.287.366.384.749114 *O*7*98/5
77Jake Stahl2nd10.4%54916.617.216.954.6981342540589431437178221.261.323.382.706121 *3O/2
78Harry Steinfeldt2nd10.4%20141430.826.328.655.216475900759157827762202471.267.330.360.690102 *54O/63
79Hub Perdue2nd10.4%2651.01.01.062.11613002042011012.140.173.150.323-851643.85851.3461611227918.11037431993171
80Joe Kelley HOF1st10.4%99521750.636.243.453.31853700614212220651194443911.317.402.451.853134 *O35/46
81Chick Fraser1st10.4%26151414.517.816.162.145913191342353961981.178.230.230.460331752123.67921.42743438863364.034626913381098*1/O35
82Burleigh Grimes HOF3rd10.4%115381953.040.947.062.1632153515738021681569.248.282.306.588582702123.531081.365616497184180.0441214812951512*1
83Jack Barry2nd10.4%28141125.924.625.354.812234146532100910429153396.243.321.303.62488 *6*4/5
84Pat Moran3rd10.4%00146.87.97.443.981826341986181826255142.235.283.312.59578 *25/3O64
85Waite Hoyt HOF1st10.4%94322151.834.042.962.16741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
86Al Schacht1st10.4%0030.40.40.434.453519100409.196.339.235.5745514104.48861.59953183197.0254461381
87Bill Bradley4th10.4%16111437.134.835.955.214615430754147134552181290.271.317.371.688108000.004.0001001.04000*56/341
88Roger Peckinpaugh3rd10.4%48261745.029.037.054.8201272331006187648740205814.259.336.335.67286 *6/3
89Hack Wilson HOF2nd10.4%100391238.835.837.357.9134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879/4
90Jake Daubert3rd10.4%71271539.125.732.454.6201476731117232656722251623.303.360.401.760117 *3
91Wilbur Cooper2nd10.4%76331553.841.547.662.1521122711129361061247.239.269.309.578612161782.891161.226517406143480.034151038531252*1/79
92Dave Bancroft HOF3rd10.4%85291648.537.242.954.8191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/457
93Sherry Magee3rd10.4%61351659.038.548.753.32087744111122169831176441736.291.364.427.790137 *O*73869/45
94Jesse Haines HOF1st10.4%64271932.721.927.362.1560112476209379230.186.208.218.426122101583.641091.350555387113208.23460165871981*1/3
95Art Fletcher3rd10.4%18171347.036.741.854.815335541684153432676160203.277.319.365.684100 *654
96Urban Shocker2nd10.4%65331358.745.051.962.1412798891671701139.209.334.249.584551871173.171241.255412317252681.22709130657983*1
97Lave Cross1st10.4%52402147.228.737.955.22277908413382651471378303466.292.329.383.711100 *5*2O64/3
98Marty Bergen3rd10.4%10340.10.10.143.93441278180339101762452.265.299.347.64672 *2/3O
99Tommy Leach2nd10.4%30261946.830.938.955.2215679591355214363812361820.269.340.370.710109 *O*5*867/49
100Deacon Phillippe1st10.4%98441334.230.532.362.137798096185390449.189.236.234.469361891092.591201.105372289122607.0251841363929*1/O
101Larry Doyle3rd10.4%61281445.130.237.756.917666509960188774794298625.290.357.408.765126 *4
102Kid Gleason3rd10.4%11172240.438.039.262.1196874591022194615824329501.261.311.318.628781381313.791041.44729926662389.1255276906744*41O/653
103Noodles Hahn1st10.4%6331844.644.744.662.124473165129252753.176.236.237.47336130942.551321.13224323102029.11916273819171/3O
104Heinie Peitz1st10.4%3221619.213.916.543.91235412453211171656091410.271.342.361.70393017.31651.81341016.022073*2534/O619
105Bucky Harris HOF2nd10.4%12181215.115.315.256.91263473672212979508167472.274.352.354.70686 *4/659
106Sad Sam Jones1st10.4%56212243.728.035.862.1713124315124561017139.197.289.255.544452292173.841041.411647487313883.0408415113961223*1/79
107Herman Long3rd10.4%88411637.024.830.954.81875767814562129911055537612.277.335.383.71894 *64/O35
108Otto Knabe1st10.4%014119.510.810.156.91278446957211038365143485.247.325.313.63986 *4/O596
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.

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%
1Cap Ansonas Player186642793.941.767.854.625241028119993435972075277984.334.394.447.841142014.50881.5003014.04221*352O/4611295947.578
2Candy Cummingsas Pioneer/Executive8833636.436.436.462.124710681492270107316.213.224.257.48153145942.421131.22824224102149.22526121132591/O
3Buck Ewingas Player35381847.730.539.143.9131553631129162571883354392.303.351.456.807129233.451121.66094147.05522323*23O546/1489395.553
4Al Spaldingas Pioneer/Executive16560859.059.059.062.1411195941761323381829.313.323.379.702115252652.131321.193347325132886.1328015164248*1O3/4567847.624
5Charlie Comiskeyas Pioneer/Executive1910137.710.69.154.613905796992152928883416197.264.293.337.63082010.734581.29741012.113036*3/4O1839540.608
6Old Hoss Radbournas Player221611276.068.172.162.16532487308585925926158.235.283.281.564733091942.681191.14952750234527.143281188751830*1O/6345
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.

Special Election

Special Election 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%
1Lou Gehrigas Player3527217112.467.790.054.6216480011888272149319951021508.340.447.6321.080179 *3/976
Notes: In certain cases, the Hall of Fame has convened the Old Timers or Veterans Committees to elect new Hall Of Famers due to special circumstances such as a person's untimely death. This has been invoked only in the cases of Lou Gehrig and Roberto Clemente.
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