1939 Hall of Fame Voting

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

Baseball Writers

  • 274 total ballots (206 votes needed for election)
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
1y George Sisler4th23585.8%200441554.047.050.554.720558267128428121021178375472.340.379.468.847125562.351261.28824123111.09105263*3/197845
2y Eddie Collins4th21377.7%2507125124.064.394.156.928269949182133154712997411499.333.424.429.853141 *46/8975
3y Willie Keeler4th20775.5%189491954.136.245.256.8212385911719293233810495524.341.388.415.802127 *O95/4768
4y Rube Waddell HOF4th17965.3%138471358.349.654.061.8410106661172483642.161.197.219.416251931432.161351.10240734052961.12460378032316*1/3
5y Rogers Hornsby HOF4th17664.2%3507623127.073.5100.356.9225981731579293030115841351038.358.434.5771.010175 *4*653/978
6y Frank Chance HOF4th15857.7%22241745.635.640.654.712884299798127420596403556.296.394.394.788135 *32O
7y Ed Delahanty HOF4th14552.9%235651669.748.659.153.618377510160025971011466456742.346.411.505.917152 *O346/5
8y Ed Walsh HOF4th13248.2%146521466.062.364.161.84591085922103681446.194.231.255.486511951261.821461.000430315352964.12346236171736*1/O7
9y Johnny Evers HOF4th10739.1%34241847.733.440.556.917846137919165912536324778.270.356.334.690106 *4/569
10y Miller Huggins HOF3rd9735.4%12251335.625.730.756.915865558948147493183241003.265.382.314.696108 *4/5
11y Rabbit Maranville HOF3rd8229.9%59302342.930.536.755.02670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
12y Jimmy Collins HOF4th7226.3%43261453.338.545.955.6172567951055199965983194426.294.343.409.752113 *5/O64
13y Roger Bresnahan HOF4th6724.5%15291740.928.834.944.014464481682125226530212714.279.386.377.764126413.931081.64996050.16811515*2O53/41687
14y Fred Clarke HOF4th5921.5%86502167.936.252.153.62246858416222678671015509875.312.386.429.814133 *O*7/658
15y Mordecai Brown HOF4th5419.7%169561458.343.851.061.8493114393235273844.206.236.248.483432391302.061391.066481332493172.12708436731375*1/O48
16y Wilbert Robinson HOF3rd4616.8%25241713.911.812.844.013715075637138818722196286.273.316.346.66283 *23/O
17y Chief Bender HOF4th4014.6%119511648.033.940.961.8507114710224361162075.212.266.280.546662121272.461121.113459334343017.02645407121711*1/3O45
18y Herb Pennock HOF3rd4014.6%92362244.836.140.561.862012141082324103194.191.253.235.488312411623.601061.348617419373571.239001289161227*1
19y Ray Schalk HOF4th3512.8%56251828.622.125.344.017625306579134511593177638.253.340.316.65683 *2
20y Hugh Duffy HOF3rd3412.4%155551743.130.937.057.717377044155422931061302574664.326.386.451.837123 *O/64532
21y Ross Youngs HOF4th3412.4%73321032.230.331.356.812114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
22y Hughie Jennings HOF3rd3312.0%88351842.339.040.755.012844895992152618840359347.312.391.406.797118 *6*34/O5
23y Joe McGinnity HOF3rd3211.7%164501057.652.455.061.847712971092510902634.194.221.225.446282461422.661201.188465381243441.13276528121068*1/O45
24y Home Run Baker HOF4th3010.9%81331362.846.854.855.615755984887183896991235473.307.363.442.805135 *5
25y Eddie Plank HOF3rd2810.2%187711791.550.871.261.8630160713033131221371.206.250.245.495483261942.351221.119623529234495.239584210722246*1
26y Addie Joss HOF3rd2810.2%8947944.238.841.561.8296817461181511054.144.198.188.38720160971.891420.96828626052327.01888193649201/3O5
27y Mickey Cochrane HOF2nd2810.2%137541352.136.944.544.0148251691041165211983064857.320.419.478.897129 *2/7
28y Frankie Frisch HOF2nd269.5%185601970.444.457.456.923119112153228801051244419728.316.369.432.801110 *4*56
29y Clark Griffith HOF3rd207.3%91392161.448.354.961.84851380202321816622166.233.318.310.628692371463.311211.31345337283385.2367076774955*1/O634589
30y Bill Terry HOF3rd165.8%169421454.241.247.754.71721642811202193154107856537.341.393.506.899136 *3/97
31y Dazzy Vance HOF4th155.5%89351660.149.554.861.844297168146775179.150.219.198.417101971403.241251.230442349122966.228091328402045*1
32y Johnny Kling4th145.1%25231324.922.423.644.012614246475115420514124281.272.319.357.676100 *2/O395876
33y Nap Rucker4th134.7%40231047.545.146.361.833680544157144222.195.216.226.443331341342.421191.175336274142375.12089417011217*1
34y Joe Tinker HOF3rd124.4%25201553.132.943.055.018066441774169031785336416.262.308.353.66196 *65/4O
35y Babe Adams3rd114.0%72391951.940.846.461.8482101979216375153.212.252.281.532501941402.761181.092482354162995.12841674301036*1
36y Pie Traynor HOF3rd103.6%96431736.325.731.055.61941755911832416581273158472.320.362.435.797107 *56/3
37y Harry Heilmann HOF3rd82.9%192571772.247.159.756.821477787129126601831543113856.342.410.520.930148 *9*38/47
38y Edd Roush HOF4th82.9%72361845.331.538.457.7196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *87/394
39y Kid Nichols HOF2nd72.6%2286915116.174.995.561.865020902734721627819137.226.277.300.577553622082.961401.224621562165067.1492915612721881*1/O3
40y Max Carey HOF3rd72.6%79362054.033.043.557.72476936315452665708027381040.285.361.386.747108 *8*79
41y Bill Dinneen2nd72.6%56241240.236.338.361.84171143992191602980.192.252.219.471371701773.011071.23139135273074.22957788291127*1/O3
42y Casey Stengel HOF2nd62.2%4151420.117.218.756.812774288575121960535131437.284.356.410.766120 *98/7
43y Nick Altrock3rd62.2%31181910.212.211.261.82305505297227529.176.232.207.4394083752.67961.14121816171514.01455162724251/397
44y Sam Crawford HOF4th62.2%119531975.239.757.556.82517957013912961971523367760.309.362.452.814144 *O*9*83/7
45y Jack Chesbro HOF3rd62.2%101401142.140.641.361.8393110385217582525.197.216.267.483441981322.681111.15239233252896.22647396901265*1/3O
46y Duffy Lewis3rd62.2%19121121.321.221.253.614595351612151838791113352.284.333.384.7171080018.00253.0001001.03001*7/8951
47y Amos Rusie HOF3rd62.2%187421068.866.367.661.8487173020942981762527.248.262.320.582622461743.071291.34946342753778.233897517071950*1/O3
48y Mike Donlin3rd51.8%65321229.426.828.157.710493854669128251543213312.333.386.468.854144017.16571.83741016.1161146*O9387/16
49y Dickey Kerr3rd51.8%2212410.310.310.361.81432754060021428.218.295.284.5795453343.84991.388140836811.1876242502351
50y Bobby Wallace HOF3rd51.8%30302570.341.856.155.02383861810572309341121201774.268.332.358.69010524223.871251.55557481402.04696156120*6*514/O3
51y Harry Hooper HOF3rd51.8%39341753.430.041.756.82309878514292466758163751136.281.368.387.755114000.001.5001002.02010*97/81
52y Stuffy McInnis3rd41.5%43231934.325.329.854.7212878228712405201063172380.307.343.381.723105 *36/547
53y Rube Marquard HOF4th41.5%84311832.129.630.961.8536110763198166633.179.207.202.410172011773.081031.237536408203306.232331078581593*1
54y Hank Gowdy3rd41.5%6251718.213.716.044.0105027352707382132159311.270.351.358.709104 *23
55y Zack Wheat HOF3rd41.5%99481960.234.647.453.624109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *7/89
56y Red Faber HOF3rd31.1%89372065.040.952.961.86701269981703717169.134.240.161.401102542133.151191.302669483274086.2410611112131471*1
57y Earle Combs HOF3rd31.1%103371242.534.338.457.714555746118618665863398670.325.397.462.859125 *879
58y Fred Tenney3rd31.1%37251743.628.636.154.7199475951278223122688285874.294.371.358.730110004.50863.0001002.05010*3O2/819
59n Joe McCarthy HOF1st31.1%
60y Jimmy Archer3rd31.1%01125.45.95.744.084726462476601629936124.249.288.333.62180 *23/45O
61y Smoky Joe Wood3rd20.7%68391439.834.337.061.869719522665532332523208.283.357.411.768110117572.031461.087225158101434.1113810421989917/843
62y Eddie Grant2nd20.7%01104.55.45.055.699033853998445277153233.249.300.295.59578 *564/3
63y Lou Criger4th20.7%11201610.79.910.344.0101232023377091134258309.221.295.290.58472 *2/35O
64y Hans Lobert3rd20.7%3161423.120.421.855.613174563640125232481316395.274.337.366.703109 *56/O74
65y Bill Donovan3rd20.7%90341842.434.838.661.845913021422517943677.193.241.249.490491851392.691061.24537832782964.226313010591552*1O/34698
66y Donie Bush2nd20.7%35341639.333.736.555.0194572101281180494454061158.250.356.300.65691 *65/4
67y Ossee Schrecongost3rd20.7%511113.213.213.244.08953057304829933852102.271.297.345.64290 *23/O46
68y Gavvy Cravath3rd20.7%50231133.030.031.556.812203951575113411971989561.287.380.478.858151 *978/3
69y Bill Carrigan3rd20.7%621012.211.812.044.07091970194506623537206.257.334.314.64894 *2/3
70y Buck Ewing HOF1st20.7%35381847.730.439.144.0131553631129162571883354392.303.351.456.807129233.451121.66094147.05522323*23O546/1
71y Al Schacht1st10.4%0030.50.50.531.353519100409.196.339.235.5745514104.48861.59953183197.0254461381
72y Waite Hoyt HOF1st10.4%94322151.834.343.161.86741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
73y Roger Peckinpaugh3rd10.4%48261745.129.137.155.0201272331006187648740205814.259.336.335.67286 *6/3
74y Hack Wilson HOF2nd10.4%102391238.935.837.357.7134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879/4
75y Jake Daubert3rd10.4%71271539.025.732.354.7201476731117232656722251623.303.360.401.760117 *3
76y Bill Bradley4th10.4%16111437.234.936.155.614615430754147134552181290.271.317.371.688108000.004.0001001.04000*56/341
77y Wilbur Cooper2nd10.4%76331553.741.847.861.8521122711129361061247.239.269.309.578612161782.891161.226517406143480.034151038531252*1/79
78y Sherry Magee3rd10.4%61351659.338.749.053.62087744111122169831176441736.291.364.427.790137 *O*78396/45
79y Dave Bancroft HOF3rd10.4%85291648.637.242.955.0191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/457
80y Art Fletcher3rd10.4%18171347.036.841.955.015335541684153432676160203.277.319.365.68499 *654
81y Urban Shocker2nd10.4%65331358.945.352.161.8412798891671701139.209.334.249.584551871173.171241.255412317252681.22709130657983*1
82y Jesse Haines HOF1st10.4%64271932.522.027.261.8560112476209379230.186.208.218.426122101583.641091.350555387113208.23460165871981*1/3
83y Marty Bergen3rd10.4%10340.10.10.144.03441278180339101762452.265.299.347.64672 *2/3O
84y Lave Cross1st10.4%51402147.228.738.055.62277908413382651471378303466.292.329.383.711100 *5*2O64/3
85y Tommy Leach2nd10.4%30261947.031.039.055.6215679591355214363812361820.269.340.370.710109 *O*5*867/49
86y Deacon Phillippe1st10.4%98441334.130.732.461.837798096185390449.189.236.234.469361891092.591201.105372289122607.0251841363929*1/O
87y Larry Doyle3rd10.4%61281445.030.137.656.917666509960188774794298625.290.357.408.765125 *4
88y Kid Gleason3rd10.4%11172240.037.738.861.8196874591022194615824329501.261.311.318.628781381313.791041.44729926662389.1255276906744*41O/6537
89y Heinie Peitz1st10.4%3221619.213.916.544.01235412453211171656091410.271.342.361.70393017.31651.81341016.022073*2534/O619
90y Bucky Harris HOF2nd10.4%12181215.215.315.356.91263473672212979508167472.274.352.354.70686 *4/659
91y Noodles Hahn1st10.4%6331844.844.944.861.824473165129252753.176.236.237.47336130942.551321.13224323102029.11916273819171/3O
92y Herman Long3rd10.4%88411637.124.931.055.01875767814562129911055537612.277.335.383.71894 *64/O35
93y Otto Knabe1st10.4%014119.610.910.356.91278446957211038365143485.247.325.313.63987 *4/O5976
94y Sad Sam Jones1st10.4%56212243.227.935.561.8713124315124561017139.197.289.255.544452292173.841041.411647487313883.0408415113961223*1/79
95y Everett Scott3rd10.4%29141316.215.816.055.01654583755214552055569243.249.281.315.59665 *6/54
96y Charlie Grimm1st10.4%18192013.413.213.354.721667917908229979107757578.290.341.397.73894 *3/9758
97y Dolf Luque3rd10.4%44232047.736.041.861.8559104396237590770.227.283.291.573531941793.241181.288550367293220.132311139181130*1/57
98y George Burns3rd10.4%57271539.432.636.053.6185372411188207741611383872.287.366.384.749114 *7*98/5
99y Jake Stahl2nd10.4%54916.617.216.954.7981342540589431437178221.261.323.382.706120 *3O7/28
100y Charlie Irwin2nd10.4%35109.29.59.355.6991368555698616493180287.268.331.345.67682 *56/4O3
101y Art Nehf3rd10.4%71321529.224.827.061.846491590192876786.210.281.279.560571841203.201051.239451320142707.22715107640844*1/987
102y Hub Perdue2nd10.4%2651.11.11.161.81613002042011012.140.173.150.323-851643.85851.3461611227918.11037431993171
103y Joe Kelley HOF1st10.4%99521750.736.343.553.61853700614212220651194443911.317.402.451.853134 *O357/4689
104y Chick Fraser1st10.4%26151413.917.315.661.845913191342353961981.178.230.230.460321752123.67921.42743438863364.034626913381098*1/O35
105y Harry Steinfeldt2nd10.4%20141430.726.228.555.616475900759157827762202471.267.330.360.690102 *54O/63
106y Pat Moran3rd10.4%00146.87.97.444.081826341986181826255142.235.283.312.59578 *25/3O64
107y Burleigh Grimes HOF3rd10.4%115381952.840.946.961.8632153515738021681569.248.282.306.588582702123.531081.365616497184180.0441214812951512*1
108y Jack Barry2nd10.4%28141125.924.625.355.012234146532100910429153396.243.321.303.62488 *6*4/5
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%
1y Candy Cummingsas Pioneer/Executive8833636.236.236.261.824710681492270107316.213.224.257.48153145942.421131.22824224102149.22526121132591/O
2y Buck Ewingas Player35381847.730.439.144.0131553631129162571883354392.303.351.456.807129233.451121.66094147.05522323*23O546/1489395.553
3y Al Spaldingas Pioneer/Executive16560860.360.460.461.8411195941761323381829.313.323.379.702116252652.131321.193347325132886.1328015164248*1O3/4567847.624
4y Charlie Comiskeyas Pioneer/Executive1910137.710.69.154.713905796992152928883416197.264.293.337.63082010.734581.29741012.113036*3/4O1839540.608
5y Old Hoss Radbournas Player221621275.367.471.361.86532487308585925926158.235.283.281.564733101942.681191.14952750224527.143281188751830*1O/6345
6y Cap Ansonas Player186642794.241.868.054.725241028119993435972075277984.334.394.447.841142014.50891.5003014.04221*352O/4611295947.578
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%
1y Lou Gehrigas Player3527217112.467.790.154.7216480011888272149319951021508.340.447.6321.080179 *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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