2020 Hall of Fame Election

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The results of the 2020 Hall of Fame Election will be announced on January 21, 2020. Before that, the Veterans Committee will vote on nominees from the "Modern Baseball" era of baseball (1970-1987). These results will be announced on December 8, 2019.

BBWAA Voting[edit]

Eligible members of the Baseball Writers Association of America will vote on a ballot comprising holdover candidates from the 2019 Hall of Fame Election and players who played their last major league game in 2014. The ballot, made public on November 18, 2019, includes 32 names headed by first-timer Derek Jeter; who has a chance to join Mariano Rivera as a unanimous selection. For a full list of candidates, see Category:Eligible for the Hall of Fame in 2020

Veterans Committee[edit]

The Veterans Committee, consisting of 16 members, will vote on players and officials from the "Modern baseball" era (from 1970 to 1987). The ballot will consist of ten candidates: Dwight Evans, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Thurman Munson, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Lou Whitaker. All were nominated as players, apart from Miller who was nominated as an executive.

The results of the vote will be announced on December 8, 2019.


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Further Reading[edit]

  • Scott Boeck: "Derek Jeter heads list of players on 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot", USA Today, November 18, 2019. [1]
  • Anthony Castrovince: "Here's the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot", mlb.com, November 18, 2019. [2]
  • Matt Kelly: "10 named to Modern Baseball Era ballot for HOF: John, Mattingly, Munson among candidates under consideration", mlb.com, November 4, 2019. [3]

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