1946 Hall of Fame Voting

Players elected were not included in induction ceremony held in 1946. Inducted in ceremony held in 1947.

Baseball Writers Nominating Vote

Baseball Writers Nominating Vote 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
1Frank Chance HOF7th14471.3%22241745.635.640.654.612884299798127420596403556.296.394.394.788135 *32O
2Johnny Evers HOF7th13064.4%34241847.733.340.556.917846137919165912536324778.270.356.334.690106 *4/56O
3Miller Huggins HOF6th12963.9%12251335.425.630.556.915865558948147493183241003.265.382.314.696107 *4/5
4Rube Waddell HOF7th12260.4%138471358.649.654.162.1410106661172483642.161.197.219.416251931432.161351.10240734052961.12460378032316*1/3
5Ed Walsh HOF7th11556.9%146521465.561.963.762.14591085922103681446.194.231.255.486511951261.821451.000430315352964.12346236171736*1/O
6Frankie Frisch HOF5th10451.5%185601970.444.457.456.923119112153228801051244419728.316.369.432.801110 *4*56
7Carl Hubbell HOF2nd10150.0%175511667.547.357.462.15351288952464101133.191.212.227.439182531542.981301.166535433333590.134612277251677*1
8Mickey Cochrane HOF5th8039.6%137541352.136.944.543.9148251691041165211983064857.320.419.478.897129 *2/7
9Clark Griffith HOF6th7336.1%91392161.848.555.262.14851380202321816622166.233.318.310.628702371463.311211.31345337283385.2367076774955*1/O634589
10Lefty Grove HOF3rd7135.1%2336217103.663.683.662.16191369119202151211105.148.209.207.41763001413.061481.278616457543940.2384916211872266*1
11Pie Traynor HOF6th6532.2%96431736.225.731.055.21941755911832416581273158472.320.362.435.797107 *56/3
12Mordecai Brown HOF7th5627.7%169561456.441.448.962.1493114393235273844.206.236.248.483442391302.061391.066481332493172.12708436731375*1/O48
13Joe Tinker HOF6th5527.2%25201553.233.143.254.818066441774169031785336416.262.308.353.66196 *65/4O
14Joe McGinnity HOF6th5326.2%164501057.752.555.162.147712971092510902634.194.221.225.446282461422.661201.188465381243441.13276528121068*1/O45
15Rabbit Maranville HOF6th5024.8%59302342.830.436.654.82670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
16Charlie Gehringer HOF3rd4321.3%277721980.650.565.656.9232388601775283918414271811186.320.404.480.884124 *4/35
17Herb Pennock HOF6th4120.3%92362244.935.940.462.162012141082324103194.191.253.235.488312411623.601061.348617419373571.239001289161227*1
18Bill Dickey HOF2nd4019.8%178561755.834.245.043.9178963009301969202120936678.313.382.486.868127 *2
19Dizzy Dean HOF2nd4019.8%112331244.942.943.962.13257177616187659.225.235.301.53643150833.021311.206317230311967.11919954531163*1
20Home Run Baker HOF7th3919.3%81331362.846.854.855.215755984887183896991235473.307.363.442.805135 *5
21Chief Bender HOF7th3919.3%119511649.535.042.362.1507114710224361162075.212.266.280.546662121272.461121.113459334343017.02645407121711*1/3O45
22Ray Schalk HOF7th3617.8%56251828.522.125.343.917625306579134511593177638.253.340.316.65683 *2
23Eddie Plank HOF6th3416.8%187711789.950.570.262.1630160713033131221371.206.250.245.495483261942.351221.119623529234495.239584210722246*1
24Dazzy Vance HOF7th3115.3%89351659.949.254.662.144297168146775179.150.219.198.417101971403.241251.230442349122966.228091328402045*1
25Bill Terry HOF6th3115.3%169421454.241.247.754.61721642811202193154107856537.341.393.506.899136 *3/97
26Jimmie Foxx HOF2nd2612.9%314722096.459.577.954.623178134175126465341922871452.325.428.6091.038163101.522611.141102023.21301411*352/7196
27Ross Youngs HOF7th2512.4%73321032.230.331.358.112114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
28Harry Heilmann HOF6th2311.4%192571772.147.159.658.121477787129126601831543113856.342.410.520.930148 *9*38/47
29Johnny Kling7th209.9%25241324.922.423.643.912614246475115420514124281.272.319.357.676100 *2/O356
30Addie Joss HOF6th146.9%8947943.738.441.162.1296817461181511054.144.198.188.38720160971.891420.96828626052327.01888193649201/3O5
31Nap Rucker7th136.4%40231048.145.746.962.133680544157144222.195.216.226.443331341342.421191.175336274142375.12089417011217*1
32Edd Roush HOF7th115.4%72361845.231.538.357.9196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *87/394
33Sam Crawford HOF7th94.5%119531975.139.757.458.12517957013912961971523367760.309.362.452.814144 *O*93
34Babe Adams6th63.0%72391952.040.546.262.1482101979216375153.212.252.281.532501941402.761181.092482354162995.12841674301036*1
35Zack Wheat HOF6th63.0%99481960.234.747.453.324109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *O*7/98
36Lou Criger5th63.0%11201610.79.910.343.9101232023377091134258309.221.295.290.58472 *2/35O
37Rube Marquard HOF5th63.0%84311831.929.030.562.1536110763198166633.179.207.202.410172011773.081031.237536408203306.232331078581593*1
38Smoky Joe Wood5th52.5%68391440.334.637.462.169719522665532332523208.283.357.411.768110117572.031461.087225158101434.1113810421989917/843
39Lefty Gomez HOF2nd42.0%128341438.435.637.062.136890459133058150.147.194.159.353-71891023.341251.352368320102503.0229013810951468*1
40Paul Waner HOF1st42.0%253612072.842.257.558.1254994591627315211313091041091.333.404.473.878134 *93/78
41Bill Donovan5th42.0%90341842.835.038.962.145913021422517943677.193.241.249.490491851392.691061.24537832782964.226313010591552*1O/346
42Ted Lyons HOF2nd31.5%65302171.540.956.262.170515631623645149073.233.270.285.556452602303.671181.348594484254161.0448922211211073*1/9
43Jesse Burkett HOF5th21.0%191561662.937.250.053.32067842617202850759523891029.338.415.446.8611403115.56631.93523140123.014439484*O/1456
44Bill McKechnie HOF2nd21.0%71113.36.24.755.284628433197138240127190.251.301.313.61478 *5436/89
45Jack Coombs3rd21.0%95301428.928.428.762.1460111012326141002159.235.278.295.573741581102.78991.23935426882320.02034388411052*1O/983
46Harry Davis2nd21.0%47172238.728.433.554.6175566531001184175951285525.277.335.408.743119 *3O5/46
47Donie Bush5th21.0%35341639.333.736.554.8194572101280180494454061158.250.356.300.65691 *65/4
48Shoeless Joe Jackson2nd21.0%122401362.352.557.458.113324981873177254792202519.356.423.517.940170 *O*7*983
49Gabby Hartnett HOF3rd21.0%121482053.430.341.843.9199064328671912236117928703.297.370.489.858126 *23
50Muddy Ruel1st10.5%49281918.516.517.543.9146845144941242453661606.275.365.332.69783 *2/3
51Eddie Grant5th10.5%01104.45.34.855.299033853998445277153233.249.300.295.59578 *564/3
52John Clarkson HOF1st10.5%252651284.074.979.462.15461974254432242323181.219.250.319.569613281782.811331.20953151854536.1429515911911978*1/O53
53Dave Bancroft HOF4th10.5%85291648.537.242.954.8191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/457
54Bill Dinneen5th10.5%56241240.636.738.662.14171143992191602980.192.252.219.471371701773.011071.23139135273074.22957788291127*1/O3
55Charlie Grimm3rd10.5%18192013.413.213.354.621667917908229979107757578.290.341.397.73894 *3/9758
56Sherry Magee6th10.5%61351659.038.548.753.32087744111122169831176441736.291.364.427.790137 *O*73869/45
57Waite Hoyt HOF3rd10.5%94322151.834.042.962.16741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
58Bill Bradley6th10.5%16111437.134.835.955.214615430754147134552181290.271.317.371.688108000.004.0001001.04000*56/341
59Jack Chesbro HOF4th10.5%101401141.440.340.962.1393110385217582525.197.216.267.483441981322.681111.15239233252896.22647396901265*1/3O
60Pepper Martin3rd10.5%49211317.516.717.157.911894117756122759501146369.298.358.443.801113002.252151.0002004.02020*5*897/1
61Kid Nichols HOF5th10.5%2286915116.575.195.862.165020902734721627819137.226.277.300.577553612082.961401.224621562175067.1492915612721881*1/O3
62Billy Sullivan3rd10.5%1120166.06.16.043.9114736473637772137898170.213.254.281.53563 *2/345O6
63Herman Long5th10.5%88411637.024.830.954.81875767814562129911055537612.277.335.383.71894 *64/O35
64Jack Dunn3rd10.5%0087.69.38.562.1490162219739711645583.245.287.292.5806664594.11921.44114211831076.2121730334171516O4
65Billy Southworth HOF2nd10.5%12191321.019.820.458.111924359661129652561138402.297.359.415.773111 *987/4
66Jesse Tannehill2nd10.5%92411548.742.545.662.15071414190361514219105.255.310.337.648891971172.801141.18635932172759.1279440478944*1O
67Al Simmons HOF2nd10.5%227632068.745.757.253.32215875915072927307182888615.334.380.535.915133 *7*8/93
68Bill Killefer1st10.5%1020133.55.64.643.910353150237751424039113.238.273.283.55563 *2/37
69Fielder Jones2nd10.5%33231543.128.735.957.9178867471180192021631359817.285.368.347.715112 *O/968
70Gavvy Cravath4th10.5%50231132.829.831.358.112203951575113411971989561.287.380.478.858151 *O*9/783
71Deacon Phillippe4th10.5%98441334.230.532.362.137798096185390449.189.236.234.469361891092.591201.105372289122607.0251841363929*1/O
72Tully Sparks1st10.5%33181220.721.821.262.13148014592041052.115.172.145.317-51211372.821031.22931427082343.2225033630780*1
73Fred Tenney5th10.5%37251743.628.536.154.6199475951278223122688285874.294.371.358.730110004.50863.0001002.05010*3O2/1
74Jimmy Sheckard3rd10.5%44291749.633.141.353.32122760512962084568104651135.274.375.378.753121 *O9/756843
75Otto Knabe2nd10.5%014119.510.810.156.91278446957211038365143485.247.325.313.63986 *4/O596
76Ginger Beaumont4th10.5%68251230.226.228.257.914635660955175939617254425.311.362.393.755123 *O/3
Notes: In 1946, the vote was done in two stages where the top 20 vote recipients were then included on a final ballot where the standard 75% threshold applied.

Baseball Writers Final Vote

Baseball Writers Final Vote 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
1Frank Chance HOF15057.0%22241745.635.640.654.612884299798127420596403556.296.394.394.788135 *32O
2Johnny Evers HOF11041.8%34241847.733.340.556.917846137919165912536324778.270.356.334.690106 *4/56O
3Miller Huggins HOF10640.3%12251335.425.630.556.915865558948147493183241003.265.382.314.696107 *4/5
4Ed Walsh HOF10640.3%146521465.561.963.762.14591085922103681446.194.231.255.486511951261.821451.000430315352964.12346236171736*1/O
5Rube Waddell HOF8733.1%138471358.649.654.162.1410106661172483642.161.197.219.416251931432.161351.10240734052961.12460378032316*1/3
6Clark Griffith HOF8231.2%91392161.848.555.262.14851380202321816622166.233.318.310.628702371463.311211.31345337283385.2367076774955*1/O634589
7Carl Hubbell HOF7528.5%175511667.547.357.462.15351288952464101133.191.212.227.439182531542.981301.166535433333590.134612277251677*1
8Frankie Frisch HOF6725.5%185601970.444.457.456.923119112153228801051244419728.316.369.432.801110 *4*56
9Mickey Cochrane HOF6524.7%137541352.136.944.543.9148251691041165211983064857.320.419.478.897129 *2/7
10Lefty Grove HOF6123.2%2336217103.663.683.662.16191369119202151211105.148.209.207.41763001413.061481.278616457543940.2384916211872266*1
11Pie Traynor HOF5320.2%96431736.225.731.055.21941755911832416581273158472.320.362.435.797107 *56/3
12Mordecai Brown HOF4818.3%169561456.441.448.962.1493114393235273844.206.236.248.483442391302.061391.066481332493172.12708436731375*1/O48
13Joe McGinnity HOF4717.9%164501057.752.555.162.147712971092510902634.194.221.225.446282461422.661201.188465381243441.13276528121068*1/O45
14Joe Tinker HOF4517.1%25201553.233.143.254.818066441774169031785336416.262.308.353.66196 *65/4O
15Dizzy Dean HOF4517.1%112331244.942.943.962.13257177616187659.225.235.301.53643150833.021311.206317230311967.11919954531163*1
16Home Run Baker HOF3613.7%81331362.846.854.855.215755984887183896991235473.307.363.442.805135 *5
17Chief Bender HOF3513.3%119511649.535.042.362.1507114710224361162075.212.266.280.546662121272.461121.113459334343017.02645407121711*1/3O45
18Bill Dickey HOF3212.2%178561755.834.245.043.9178963009301969202120936678.313.382.486.868127 *2
19Rabbit Maranville HOF2911.0%59302342.830.436.654.82670100781256260528884291839.258.318.340.65882 *6*4/5
20Charlie Gehringer HOF238.7%277721980.650.565.656.9232388601775283918414271811186.320.404.480.884124 *4/35
21Herb Pennock HOF166.1%92362244.935.940.462.162012141082324103194.191.253.235.488312411623.601061.348617419373571.239001289161227*1

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%
1Rube Waddellas Player138471358.649.654.162.1410106661172483642.161.197.219.416251931432.161351.10240734052961.12460378032316*1/3
2Johnny Eversas Player34241847.733.340.556.917846137919165912536324778.270.356.334.690106 *4/56O180192.484
3Tommy McCarthyas Player45241316.218.917.658.1127351201066149344732468536.292.364.375.740102084.99671.578137070.18532621*O45/611512.556
4Jack Chesbroas Player101401141.440.340.962.1393110385217582525.197.216.267.483441981322.681111.15239233252896.22647396901265*1/3O
5Eddie Plankas Player187711789.950.570.262.1630160713033131221371.206.250.245.495483261942.351221.119623529234495.239584210722246*1
6Frank Chanceas Player22241745.635.640.654.612884299798127420596403556.296.394.394.788135 *32O946648.593
7Jesse Burkettas Player191561662.937.250.053.32067842617202850759523891029.338.415.446.8611403115.56631.93523140123.014439484*O/1456
8Joe McGinnityas Player164501057.752.555.162.147712971092510902634.194.221.225.446282461422.661201.188465381243441.13276528121068*1/O45
9Ed Walshas Player146521465.561.963.762.14591085922103681446.194.231.255.486511951261.821451.000430315352964.12346236171736*1/O12.333
10Joe Tinkeras Player25201553.233.143.254.818066441774169031785336416.262.308.353.66196 *65/4O304308.497
11Clark Griffithas Pioneer/Executive91392161.848.555.262.14851380202321816622166.233.318.310.628702371463.311211.31345337283385.2367076774955*1/O63458914911367.522
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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