1956 Hall of Fame Voting

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
1Hank Greenberg9th16485.0%188461357.547.752.654.61394519310461628331127458852.313.412.6051.017158 *37
2Joe Cronin10th15278.8%143552066.443.955.254.821247579123322851701424871059.301.390.468.857119 *6534/7
3Red Ruffing HOF9th9750.3%130382270.441.355.862.1882193720752136273197.269.306.389.695812732253.801091.341624538184344.0428425415411987*1/79
4Edd Roush HOF17th9147.2%72361845.231.538.357.9196773631099237668981268484.323.369.446.815126 *87/394
5Lefty Gomez HOF12th8946.1%128341438.435.637.062.136890459133058150.147.194.159.353-71891023.341251.352368320102503.0229013810951468*1
6Hack Wilson HOF12th7438.3%100391238.835.837.357.9134847608841461244106352674.307.395.545.940144 *879/4
7Max Carey HOF13th6533.7%77362054.232.943.657.92476936315452665708027381040.285.361.386.747108 *O*8*79
8Tony Lazzeri HOF11th6433.2%89391449.935.142.556.91740629798618401781194148869.292.380.467.846121 *456/73
9Kiki Cuyler HOF9th5528.5%117461846.734.940.858.118797161130522991281065328676.321.386.474.860125 *9*8*7
10Hank Gowdy15th4925.4%6251718.213.716.043.9105027352707382132159311.270.351.358.709104 *23
11Sam Rice HOF10th4523.3%128512052.830.841.858.12404926915142987341077351708.322.374.427.801112112.521171.27193039.13101912*9*87/1
12Chuck Klein HOF8th4422.8%194481743.636.740.258.11753648611682076300120179601.320.379.543.922137 *978/3
13Jim Bottomley HOF9th4221.8%99421635.328.832.054.61991747111772313219142258664.310.369.500.869125 *3/4
14Waite Hoyt HOF12th3719.2%94322151.834.042.962.16741287962550100040.198.223.235.458202371823.591121.340674425533762.1403715410031206*1
15Red Faber HOF13th3417.6%89372064.840.652.762.16701269981703717169.134.240.161.401102542133.151191.302669483274086.2410611112131471*1
16Joe Medwick HOF2nd3116.1%200471755.639.747.653.31984763511982471205138342437.324.362.505.867134 *79/38
17Eppa Rixey HOF13th2714.0%75352155.433.444.462.16941522952913111249.191.221.224.445222662513.151151.272692554144494.246339310821350*1
18Zack Wheat HOF16th2613.5%99481960.234.747.453.324109106128928841321248205650.317.367.450.817129 *O*7/98
19Goose Goslin HOF6th2613.5%159611866.143.354.753.322878656148227352481612176949.316.387.500.887128 *798/35
20Burleigh Grimes HOF11th2513.0%115381953.040.947.062.1632153515738021681569.248.282.306.588582702123.531081.365616497184180.0441214812951512*1
21Ross Youngs HOF17th199.8%73321032.230.331.358.112114627812149142592153550.322.399.441.839130 *9/487
22Lloyd Waner HOF5th189.3%87311824.120.322.257.919937772120124592759867420.316.353.393.74799 *879/45
23Jimmie Wilson9th178.8%4526189.28.79.043.91525477858013583262186356.284.336.370.70782 *2/34879
24Chick Hafey HOF9th168.3%68331330.127.128.653.312834625777146616483370372.317.372.526.898133 *789
25Muddy Ruel8th168.3%49281918.516.517.543.9146845144941242453661606.275.365.332.69783 *2/3
26Dave Bancroft HOF13th157.8%85291648.537.242.954.8191371821048200432591145827.279.355.358.71498 *6/457
27Travis Jackson HOF9th147.3%28291544.035.139.554.816566086833176813592971412.291.337.433.770102 *6*5/49
28Jesse Haines HOF9th147.3%64271932.721.927.362.1560112476209379230.186.208.218.426122101583.641091.350555387113208.23460165871981*1/3
29Earle Combs HOF11th147.3%97371242.534.338.457.914555746118618665863398670.325.397.462.859125 *879
30Luke Appling HOF3rd147.3%149572074.543.859.154.824228856131927494511161791302.310.399.398.798113 *654/3
31Heinie Manush HOF3rd136.7%137461745.834.740.253.320087654128825241101183113506.330.377.479.856121 *7*89/3
32Paul Derringer5th126.2%99281537.026.932.062.15791260702202102016.175.186.208.39492232123.461081.282579445293645.039121587611507*1
33Babe Herman10th115.7%74391340.331.836.058.115525603882181818199794520.324.383.532.915141 *937
34Cy Williams11th115.7%44311937.125.631.357.920026780102419812511005115690.292.365.470.835125 *O*8*97
35Arky Vaughan HOF4th94.7%116531472.950.661.854.8181766221173210396926118937.318.406.453.859136 *657/4
36Howard Ehmke7th84.1%32121538.332.235.262.1429100971210073526.208.228.258.486291661663.751041.388427338152820.2287310310421030*1
37Ernie Lombardi HOF3rd84.1%133421745.927.836.843.91853585560117921909908430.306.358.460.818126 *2
38Wes Ferrell3rd73.6%75221561.655.058.362.15481176175329382082129.280.351.446.7971001931284.041161.481374323132623.028451321040985*1/7
39Pepper Martin10th73.6%49211317.516.717.157.911894117756122759501146369.298.358.443.801113002.252151.0002004.02020*5*897/1
40Bucky Walters4th52.6%105271954.243.048.662.171519662274772323412114.243.286.344.630691981603.301161.32442839843104.2299015511211107*15/478
41Bobby Doerr HOF2nd52.6%96411451.236.443.856.91865709310942042223124754809.288.362.461.823115 *4
42Lefty O'Doul7th52.6%92311127.127.227.253.39703264624114011354236333.349.413.532.945143114.87831.970341077.210414919*791/8
43Joe Gordon HOF3rd42.1%88311157.145.851.556.915665707914153025397589759.268.357.466.822120 *43/6
44Doc Cramer1st42.1%8130208.411.19.757.922399140135727053784262572.296.340.375.71587004.501181.5001004.03031*897/16
45Freddie Fitzsimmons4th31.6%56331935.723.229.562.1513115511223114103036.200.233.279.511362171463.511121.297513424133223.23335187846870*1
46Glenn Wright9th31.6%33271125.324.424.854.81119415358412199472338209.294.328.447.77599 *6/3459
47Frank McCormick1st31.6%86181334.828.331.654.615345723722171112895427399.299.348.434.781118 *3/49
48Red Rolfe5th31.6%74211023.522.222.855.21175482794213946949744526.289.360.413.77399 *56
49Tommy Bridges1st31.6%81291651.135.043.062.1424100384181074074.180.237.223.460191941383.571261.368424362102826.1267518111921674*1
50George Earnshaw5th31.6%5710921.323.122.262.131970461162370120.230.253.295.54941127934.381001.457319249121915.119811428091002*1
51Freddie Lindstrom HOF2nd31.6%56261328.326.327.355.214385611895174710377984334.311.351.449.800110 *5879/46
52Earl Averill HOF4th31.6%129501348.037.342.757.91669635312242019238116470774.318.395.534.928133 *879
53Joe Sewell HOF5th31.6%68451453.737.345.554.8190371321141222649105474842.312.391.413.804108 *6*5/4
54Johnny Vander Meer2nd31.6%33121325.624.925.262.138268558104126141.152.200.180.37961191213.441071.39334628622104.2179910011321294*1
55Billy Herman HOF2nd21.0%147381554.735.545.156.919227707116323454783967737.304.367.407.774112 *45/3
56Joe Judge5th21.0%33322046.926.436.754.62171789811842352711034213965.298.378.420.798114 *3/9
57Hughie Critz1st21.0%11141215.116.815.956.91478593083215913853197289.268.303.352.65673 *4/6
58Lou Boudreau HOF1st21.0%89341563.048.755.854.81646602986117796878951796.295.380.415.795120 *65/342
59Mort Cooper1st21.0%90301132.931.832.362.129765450127668023.194.223.246.46929128752.971241.215295239151840.21666845719131
60Hal Schumacher3rd21.0%44211329.927.928.962.145089610018115102032.202.233.287.520421581213.361111.34039132972482.12424140902906*1/8
61Tommy Henrich3rd21.0%49271135.728.031.958.112844603901129718379537712.282.382.491.873132 *9387
62Riggs Stephenson1st21.0%57321432.124.228.253.31310450871415156377353494.336.407.473.880129 *745/9
63Lew Fonseca3rd21.0%45211214.014.414.254.6937340451810753148564186.316.355.432.788103000.000.0001001.00000*3*47/5961
64Ossie Bluege4th21.0%8181828.319.724.055.218676440883175143848140723.272.352.356.70785 *564/37
65Jim Tobin1st21.0%118926.824.425.662.13967968118317102180.230.303.345.648831051123.441061.30828722751900.019291075574981/3
66High Pockets Kelly HOF4th21.0%48221625.223.924.654.6162259938191778148102065386.297.342.452.794109100.001.0001005.04012*34/7985
67Charlie Keller2nd21.0%47301343.038.640.853.311703790725108518976045784.286.410.518.928152 *79
68Guy Bush1st21.0%51171720.618.519.562.154488857143052350.161.207.179.38631761363.861041.399542308342722.02950151859850*1
69Ken Williams1st10.5%68391442.636.539.553.3139748628601552196916154566.319.393.530.924138 *78/349
70Earl Smith2nd10.5%19181214.413.213.843.986022642256864635518247.303.374.432.806111 *2/4
71Dolph Camilli2nd10.5%56261242.839.541.254.614905353936148223995060947.277.388.492.880135 *3
72Burgess Whitehead1st10.5%12195.97.76.856.992433164158831724551150.266.304.331.63471 *456
73Everett Scott14th10.5%29141316.115.715.954.81654583755214552055569243.249.281.315.59665 *6/54
74Bill Sherdel7th10.5%37161531.424.127.762.154996096214986263.223.271.298.569521651463.721041.358514273262709.13018150661839*1/93
75Mule Haas2nd10.5%23171212.413.112.857.91168430370612574349612433.292.359.402.76194 *893/7
76Jimmy Dykes8th10.5%27302235.421.428.455.22282804611082256108106970958.280.365.399.76496004.501111.5002012.02010*5*436/8719
77George Uhle1st10.5%52211756.043.549.762.172213601723939190698.289.339.384.722862001663.991061.405513368273119.234171199661135*1
78Earl Whitehill1st10.5%32201737.527.132.362.15481291107264498397.204.261.242.503312181854.361001.500541473113564.2391719214311350*1/9
79Bob Johnson2nd10.5%92461357.236.046.653.318636920123920512881283961075.296.393.506.899139 *783/495
80Sad Sam Jones3rd10.5%56212243.728.035.862.1713124315124561017139.197.289.255.544452292173.841041.411647487313883.0408415113961223*1/79
81Wally Schang3rd10.5%58331945.025.235.143.918425307769150659705121849.284.393.401.794117 *2785/96
82Leo Durocher HOF4th10.5%1514175.17.36.254.81637535057513202456731377.247.299.320.61966 *64/5
83Allie Reynolds1st10.5%110331325.921.023.562.147585756140179161.163.223.198.422181821073.301091.386434309482492.1219313312611423*1
84Wally Berger1st10.5%60291142.135.838.957.913505163809155024289836435.300.359.522.881138 *8*7/39
85Bill Wambsganss6th10.5%615133.77.45.656.91491524171013597521140490.259.328.327.65578 *465/3
86Phil Rizzuto HOF1st10.5%87231340.833.837.354.816615816877158838563149651.273.351.355.70693 *6/4
87Joe Dugan5th10.5%2213149.410.59.955.21447541066515164256737250.280.317.372.68982 *564/7
88Jim Turner1st10.5%1913912.212.812.562.1238399328712208.218.241.271.5124469603.221111.242231119201132.01123672833291
89Johnny Mostil1st10.5%34201024.224.524.357.99723507618105423375176415.301.386.427.812113 *89/7456
90Joe Kuhel1st10.5%29251826.621.724.254.621047984123622121311049178980.277.359.406.765104 *3
91Max Bishop2nd10.5%28291237.429.233.356.913384494966121641379401156.271.423.366.789103 *4/36
92Nick Altrock6th10.5%31181910.212.211.262.12305505297227529.176.232.207.4394083752.67961.14121816171514.01455162724251/3O9
93Spud Chandler3rd10.5%70321124.424.024.262.121154853110945020.201.234.290.52442109432.841321.20521118461485.01327644636141
94Frankie Crosetti3rd10.5%58231723.919.121.554.8168362771006154198649113792.245.341.354.69583 *65/4
95Jack Quinn2nd10.5%63302358.133.245.662.17711349902488115589.184.236.240.476292472183.291141.300756443563920.142381038601329*1/97
96Bob Meusel9th10.5%76311127.623.625.658.11407547582616931561071143375.309.356.497.852118 *7*958/3
97Bill Dinneen6th10.5%56241240.636.738.662.14171143992191602980.192.252.219.471371701773.011071.23139135273074.22957788291127*1/O3
98Marty Marion1st10.5%57171331.626.228.954.81572550660214483662435470.263.323.345.66881 *6/5
99Stan Hack5th10.5%76381652.535.243.955.21938727812392193576421651092.301.394.397.791119 *53
100Rick Ferrell HOF1st10.5%109341829.819.924.943.91884602868716922873429931.281.378.363.74195 *2
101Gus Suhr1st10.5%22151123.021.122.154.61435517671414468481853718.279.368.428.796113 *3/9
102Al Schacht4th10.5%0030.40.40.434.453519100409.196.339.235.5745514104.48861.59953183197.0254461381
103Bill Hallahan2nd10.5%3421214.314.514.462.13285574390232136.162.214.201.4159102944.031021.50432422471740.1183871779856*1
104Al Lopez HOF4th10.5%71241916.611.714.243.91950591661315475165246556.261.326.337.66383 *2/453
105Tony Cuccinello1st10.5%21201535.328.031.656.91704618473017299488442579.280.343.394.737104 *4*5/6
106Dolf Luque7th10.5%44232047.635.841.762.1559104396237590770.227.283.291.573531941793.241181.288550367293220.132311139181130*1/57
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.
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