1956 Hall of Fame Voting

Baseball Writers

  • 193 total ballots (145 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 Hank Greenberg9th16485.0%188461355.746.851.254.81394519310461628331127458852.313.412.6051.017159 *37/H
2y Joe Cronin10th15278.8%143552064.143.553.855.321247579123322851701424871059.301.390.468.857119 *6H534/7
3y Red Ruffing HOF9th9750.3%130382268.639.954.261.6882193720752136273197.269.306.389.695812732253.801091.341624538184344.0428425415411987*1H/79
4y Edd Roush HOF17th9147.2%74361845.131.638.358.0196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *8H7/394
5y Lefty Gomez HOF12th8946.1%128341438.536.037.361.636890459133058150.147.194.159.353-71891023.341251.352368320102503.0229013810951468*1
6y Hack Wilson HOF12th7438.3%104391238.235.636.958.0134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879H/4
7y Max Carey HOF13th6533.7%79362054.533.143.858.02476936315452665708027381040.285.361.386.747108 *8*79H
8y Tony Lazzeri HOF11th6433.2%89391447.333.740.557.01740629798618401781194148869.292.380.467.846121 *456H/73
9y Kiki Cuyler HOF9th5528.5%116461847.035.241.157.218797161130522991281065328676.321.386.474.860125 *9*8*7H
10y Hank Gowdy15th4925.4%6251723.718.221.044.2105027352707382132159311.270.351.358.709104 *2H3
11y Sam Rice HOF10th4523.3%127512053.430.742.157.22404926915142987341077351708.322.374.427.801112112.521171.27193039.13101912*9*8H7/1
12y Chuck Klein HOF8th4422.8%194481746.038.742.357.21753648611682076300120179601.320.379.543.922137 *97H8/3
13y Jim Bottomley HOF9th4221.8%99421635.029.032.054.81991747111772313219142258664.310.369.500.869125 *3H/4
14y Waite Hoyt HOF12th3719.2%94322152.234.843.561.66741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
15y Red Faber HOF13th3417.6%89372064.040.752.361.66701269981703717169.134.240.161.401102542133.151191.302669483274086.2410611112131471*1/H
16y Joe Medwick HOF2nd3116.1%200471754.339.646.953.61984763511982471205138342437.324.362.505.867134 *7H9/38
17y Eppa Rixey HOF13th2714.0%75352155.834.145.061.66941522952913111249.191.221.224.445222662513.151151.272692554144494.246339310821350*1/H
18y Goose Goslin HOF6th2613.5%158611866.243.454.853.622878656148227352481612176949.316.387.500.887128 *79H8/35
19y Zack Wheat HOF16th2613.5%99481960.134.647.353.624109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *7H/89
20y Burleigh Grimes HOF11th2513.0%115381952.841.046.961.6632153515738021681569.248.282.306.588582702123.531081.365616497184180.0441214812951512*1/H
21y Ross Youngs HOF17th199.8%71321032.330.531.457.212114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/4H87
22y Lloyd Waner HOF5th189.3%89311827.922.425.158.019937772120124592759867420.316.353.393.74799 *8H79/45
23y Jimmie Wilson9th178.8%45261811.210.710.944.21525477858013583262186356.284.336.370.70782 *2H/34879
24y Chick Hafey HOF9th168.3%68331331.128.029.653.612834625777146616483370372.317.372.526.898133 *789H
25y Muddy Ruel8th168.3%49281920.519.119.844.2146845144941242453661606.275.365.332.69783 *2H/3
26y Dave Bancroft HOF13th157.8%85291649.137.543.355.3191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/H457
27y Earle Combs HOF11th147.3%103371243.935.439.758.014555746118618665863398670.325.397.462.859125 *87H9
28y Luke Appling HOF3rd147.3%149572077.144.860.955.324228856131927494511161791302.310.399.398.798113 *65H4/3
29y Travis Jackson HOF9th147.3%28291543.734.939.355.316566086833176813592971412.291.337.433.770102 *6*5H/49
30y Jesse Haines HOF9th147.3%64271932.622.127.361.6560112476209379230.186.208.218.426122101583.641091.350555387113208.23460165871981*1/H3
31y Heinie Manush HOF3rd136.7%137461747.235.541.453.620087654128825241101183113506.330.377.479.856121 *7*8H9/3
32y Paul Derringer5th126.2%99281535.826.331.161.65791260702202102016.175.186.208.39492232123.461081.282579445293645.039121587611507*1
33y Cy Williams11th115.7%44311937.225.831.558.020026780102419812511005115690.292.365.470.835125 *8*9H7
34y Babe Herman10th115.7%74391339.331.135.257.215525603882181818199794520.324.383.532.915141 *937H
35y Arky Vaughan HOF4th94.7%116531478.053.565.855.3181766221173210396926118937.318.406.453.859136 *65H7/4
36y Howard Ehmke8th84.1%32121539.132.535.861.6429100971210073526.208.228.258.486291661663.751041.388427338152820.2287310310421030*1/H
37y Ernie Lombardi HOF3rd84.1%133421739.525.032.244.21853585560117921909908430.306.358.460.818126 *2*H
38y Pepper Martin10th73.6%49211321.219.420.357.211894117756122759501146369.298.358.443.801113002.252151.0002004.02020*5*89H7/1
39y Wes Ferrell3rd73.6%75221560.054.357.161.65481176175329382082129.280.351.446.7971001931284.041161.481374323132623.028451321040985*1H/7
40y Lefty O'Doul7th52.6%92311126.927.127.053.69703264624114011354236333.349.413.532.945143114.87831.970341077.210414919*7H91/8
41y Bucky Walters4th52.6%105271953.243.248.261.671519662274772323412114.243.286.344.630691981603.301161.32442839843104.2299015511211107*15H/478
42y Bobby Doerr HOF2nd52.6%96411451.136.643.957.01865709310942042223124754809.288.362.461.823115 *4/H
43y Joe Gordon HOF3rd42.1%88311155.744.850.357.015665707914153025397589759.268.357.466.822120 *43/H6
44y Doc Cramer1st42.1%81302012.113.012.658.022399140135727053784262572.296.340.375.71587004.501181.5001004.03031*8H97/16
45y Joe Sewell HOF5th31.6%68451453.937.045.555.3190371321141222649105474842.312.391.413.804109 *6*5H/4
46y Johnny Vander Meer2nd31.6%33121325.724.925.361.638268558104126141.152.200.180.37961191213.441071.39334628622104.2179910011321294*1H
47y Freddie Fitzsimmons4th31.6%56331935.623.329.561.6513115511223114103036.200.233.279.511362171463.511121.297513424133223.23335187846870*1
48y Glenn Wright9th31.6%33271124.824.224.555.31119415358412199472338209.294.328.447.77599 *6H/3459
49y Red Rolfe5th31.6%74211028.026.227.155.71175482794213946949744526.289.360.413.77399 *56H
50y Frank McCormick1st31.6%86181331.826.529.254.815345723722171112895427399.299.348.434.781118 *3H/49
51y Tommy Bridges1st31.6%81291650.334.542.461.6424100384181074074.180.237.223.460191941383.571261.368424362102826.1267518111921674*1
52y George Earnshaw5th31.6%5710921.823.422.661.631970461162370120.230.253.295.54941127934.381001.457319249121915.119811428091002*1
53y Freddie Lindstrom HOF2nd31.6%56261327.525.926.755.714385611895174710377984334.311.351.449.800110 *5879H/46
54y Earl Averill HOF4th31.6%129501351.139.145.158.01669635312242019238116470774.318.395.534.928133 *87H9
55y Ossie Bluege4th21.0%8181827.719.723.755.718676440883175143848140723.272.352.356.70785 *564H/37
56y Jim Tobin1st21.0%118925.823.724.861.63967968118317102180.230.303.345.648831051123.441061.30828722751900.019291075574981H/3
57y Lew Fonseca3rd21.0%45211213.814.414.154.8937340451810753148564186.316.355.432.788103000.000.0001001.00000*3*47H/5961
58y High Pockets Kelly HOF4th21.0%48221624.923.724.354.8162259938191778148102065386.297.342.452.794109100.001.0001005.04012*34H/79851
59y Charlie Keller2nd21.0%47301343.539.141.353.611703790725108518976045784.286.410.518.928152 *7H9
60y Guy Bush1st21.0%51171719.017.918.561.654488857143052350.161.207.179.38631761363.861041.399542308342722.02950151859850*1/H
61y Tommy Henrich3rd21.0%49271139.230.734.957.212844603901129718379537712.282.382.491.873132 *93H87
62y Billy Herman HOF2nd21.0%147381556.036.946.457.019227707116323454783967737.304.367.407.774112 *45/3H
63y Joe Judge5th21.0%33322047.226.436.854.82171789811842352711034213965.298.378.420.798114 *3H/9
64y Lou Boudreau HOF1st21.0%89341563.048.755.955.31646602986117796878951796.295.380.415.795120 *65H/342
65y Hughie Critz1st21.0%11141215.316.916.157.01478593083215913853197289.268.303.352.65674 *4/H6
66y Mort Cooper1st21.0%90301132.631.632.161.629765450127668023.194.223.246.46929128752.971241.215295239151840.21666845719131/H
67y Hal Schumacher3rd21.0%44211329.527.728.661.645089610018115102032.202.233.287.520421581213.361111.34039132972482.12424140902906*1H/8
68y Riggs Stephenson1st21.0%57321432.524.828.753.61310450871415156377353494.336.407.473.880129 *74H5/9
69y Stan Hack5th10.5%76381654.837.246.055.71938727812392193576421651092.301.394.397.791119 *5H3
70y Johnny Mostil1st10.5%34201023.824.124.058.09723507618105423375176415.301.386.427.812113 *8H9/7456
71y Al Schacht4th10.5%0030.20.20.232.653519100409.196.339.235.5745514104.48861.59953183197.0254461381
72y Bill Hallahan2nd10.5%3421214.114.114.161.63285574390232136.162.214.201.41510102944.031021.50432422471740.1183871779856*1/H
73y Rick Ferrell HOF1st10.5%109341831.121.126.144.21884602868716922873429931.281.378.363.74195 *2H
74y Gus Suhr1st10.5%22151123.021.222.154.81435517671414468481853718.279.368.428.796113 *3H/9
75y Dolf Luque7th10.5%44232048.136.742.461.6559104396237590770.227.283.291.573531941793.241181.288550367293220.132311139181130*1/H57
76y Al Lopez HOF4th10.5%71241917.711.914.844.21950591661315475165246556.261.326.337.66383 *2H/453
77y Tony Cuccinello1st10.5%21201533.827.130.457.01704618473017299488442579.280.343.394.737104 *4*5H/6
78y Ken Williams1st10.5%68391442.536.539.553.6139748628601552196916154566.319.393.530.924138 *78H/349
79y Earl Smith2nd10.5%19181211.911.511.744.286022642256864635518247.303.374.432.806111 *2H/4
80y Burgess Whitehead1st10.5%12195.87.66.757.092433164158831724551150.266.304.331.63471 *45H6
81y Everett Scott14th10.5%29141316.215.816.055.31654583755214552055569243.249.281.315.59665 *6/H54
82y Bill Sherdel7th10.5%37161531.124.027.561.654996096214986263.223.271.298.569521651463.721041.358514273262709.13018150661839*1H/93
83y Dolph Camilli2nd10.5%56261243.239.941.554.814905353936148223995060947.277.388.492.880136 *3/H
84y Jimmy Dykes8th10.5%27302234.121.227.655.72282804611082256108106970958.280.365.399.76496004.501111.5002012.02010*5*436H/8719
85y George Uhle1st10.5%52211755.644.450.061.672213601723939190698.289.339.384.722862001663.991061.405513368273119.234171199661135*1H
86y Mule Haas2nd10.5%25171211.913.012.458.01168430370612574349612433.292.359.402.76194 *89H3/7
87y Bob Johnson2nd10.5%92461355.335.545.453.618636920123920512881283961075.296.393.506.899139 *783/495H
88y Earl Whitehill1st10.5%32201736.627.031.861.65481291107264498397.204.261.242.503312181854.361001.500541473113564.2391719214311350*1/H9
89y Sad Sam Jones3rd10.5%56212242.827.635.261.6713124315124561017139.197.289.255.544452292173.841041.411647487313883.0408415113961223*1H/79
90y Leo Durocher HOF4th10.5%1514174.06.95.455.31637535057513202456731377.247.299.320.61966 *64H/5
91y Allie Reynolds1st10.5%110331325.421.023.261.647585756140179161.163.223.198.422181821073.301091.386434309482492.1219313312611423*1H
92y Wally Schang3rd10.5%58331947.927.637.844.218425307769150659705121849.284.393.401.794117 *2H785/96
93y Bill Wambsganss6th10.5%615133.77.45.557.01491524171013597521140490.259.328.327.65578 *46H5/3
94y Phil Rizzuto HOF1st10.5%87231342.034.638.355.316615816877158838563149651.273.351.355.70693 *6/H4
95y Wally Berger1st10.5%60291142.536.239.358.013505163809155024289836435.300.359.522.881138 *8*7H/39
96y Joe Dugan5th10.5%2213149.410.710.055.71447541066515164256737250.280.317.372.68982 *564H/7
97y Jim Turner1st10.5%1913912.112.912.561.6238399328712208.218.241.271.5124469603.221111.242231119201132.01123672833291/H
98y Joe Kuhel1st10.5%29251829.223.226.254.821047984123622121311049178980.277.359.406.765104 *3H
99y Nick Altrock6th10.5%3118199.010.99.961.62305505297227529.176.232.207.4394083752.67961.14121816171514.01455162724251/3H97
100y Max Bishop2nd10.5%28291237.329.233.257.013384494966121641379401156.271.423.366.789103 *4H/36
101y Spud Chandler3rd10.5%70321124.323.924.161.621154853110945020.201.234.290.52442109432.841321.20521118461485.01327644636141
102y Frankie Crosetti3rd10.5%58231723.618.921.255.3168362771006154198649113792.245.341.354.69583 *65H/4
103y Jack Quinn2nd10.5%63302358.633.145.861.67711349902488115589.184.236.240.476292472183.291141.300756443563920.142381038601329*1/H97
104y Bill Dinneen6th10.5%56241239.535.937.761.64171143992191602980.192.252.219.471371701773.011071.23139135273074.22957788291127*1/OH3
105y Marty Marion1st10.5%57171331.425.528.455.31572550660214483662435470.263.323.345.66881 *6/H5
106y Bob Meusel9th10.5%69311127.523.225.457.21407547582616931561071143375.309.356.497.852118 *7*958H/3
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.