Who was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2021?
The votes have been tallied and tabulated, and the Baseball Hall of Fame has a new class of one. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz was inducted in his first year with 77.9% of the vote, with Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling all failing to make the 75% cutoff point in their final year of eligibility.
Who got voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today?
Buck, Gil, Minnie among 6 elected to Hall Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Miñoso and Tony Oliva were elected by the Golden Days Era Committee, and Bud Fowler and Buck O’Neil were chosen by the Early Baseball Era Committee in voting that took place in Orlando, Fla.
Who made the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020?
Major League Baseball inducted Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Ted Simmons and Marvin Miller into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Wednesday. The much-anticipated ceremony took place 13 months later than expected after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed festivities.
Who made the Hall of Fame this year?
Hall of Fame Inductees This year’s class includes five modern-era inductees, one senior inductee, one coach and one contributor. Modern-era inductees this year include: OT Tony Boselli, S LeRoy Butler, LB Sam Mills, DL Richard Seymour, and DT Bryant Young. These players will hold an eternal place in NFL history.
How many votes did Mickey Mantle get for the Hall of Fame?
In 1974, five years from when he retired playing after spending all 18 seasons (1951–1968) of his storied career with the New York Yankees, he was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. However, his selection was far from unanimous, as he garnered 88.2% of the vote. Why did someone of his legacy not gain more support?
Who made Hall of Fame this year?
Leading the way are offensive tackle Tony Boselli, defensive tackle Bryant Young, defensive lineman Richard Seymour, and safety LeRoy Butler. This year’s Hall of Fame class was winnowed down from an initial list of 122 candidates, and those names dwindled to 15 finalists ahead of tonight’s announcement.