The 2023 Baseball Corridor of Fame vote is simply across the nook! The Baseball Writers' Affiliation of America will announce the outcomes of this yr's election stay from Cooperstown on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Community.
Of the 14 former gamers who might be returning to the poll this yr, Scott Rolen — showing on the poll for the sixth time– obtained the best proportion of votes on all ballots solid in 2022 with 63.2 %. A participant wants 75% of the vote to be elected.
The one others who obtained at the least 50% of the BBWAA vote final yr had been Todd Helton (52%) and Billy Wagner (51%), of their fifth and eighth years, respectively.
All three may stay on the poll even when not elected on Tuesday, as candidates can seem on it for 10 years so long as they're named on at the least 5 % of all ballots solid annually. The opposite returnees from final yr are Andruw Jones, Gary Sheffield, Alex Rodriguez, Jeff Kent, Manny Ramirez, Omar Vizquel, Andy Pettitte, Jimmy Rollins, Bobby Abreu, Mark Buehrle, Torii Hunter.
One other 14 gamers might be making their BBWAA poll debuts in 2023, together with Bronson Arroyo, Carlos Beltran, and Jacoby Ellsbury.
In December, Fred McGriff was chosen as the latest member of the Baseball Corridor of Fame — with Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling denied once more. McGriff was a unanimous selection among the many 16 members of the inaugural modern baseball period committee, which thought of a poll of eight candidates whose main contributions to the sport happened after 1980.
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