Do Hall of Famers get a vote?

The names of those BBWAA members casting Hall of Fame ballots are made public with the election results; however, an individual’s ballot will not be revealed by the Hall of Fame.

Who voted against Babe Ruth for the Hall of Fame?

The great Babe Ruth made it on 95.13 percent of his ballots. Meaning 4.87 percent of established baseball voters decided the Sultan of Swat was undeserving of the Hall of Fame. Nearly one out of 20—11 of the 226 voters—thought it was a good idea to leave Ruth off their list.

How many Hall of Fame ballots are there?

Below is a list of the 397 members of the BBWAA who cast ballots in the 2020 Hall of Fame election.

How many years can you be on HOF ballot?

10 years
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Who votes for NFL HOF?

There are 17 at-large Selectors, who are active members of the media or persons intricately involved in professional football, including one representative of the Pro Football Writers of America. All appointments are open-ended and approved annually by a majority vote of the Hall of Fame’s Board of Trustees.

Who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013?

Hall of Fame Inductees

Year Name Voted By
2013 Deacon White Veterans
2012 Barry Larkin BBWAA
2012 Ron Santo Veterans
2011 Roberto Alomar BBWAA

How many votes did Babe Ruth get for the Hall of Fame?

215 votes
Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner received 215 votes apiece (95.13 percent), while Christy Mathewson got 205 votes (90.70 percent). Walter Johnson received 189 votes (83.62 percent) – 20 more than the 169 necessary to reach the 75-percent mark needed for induction.

Who votes on the Hall of Fame?

You can visit to cast a ballot daily. The top five artists, as selected by the public, will comprise a “fans’ ballot” that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2022 Inductees. Fans will need to login to vote. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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