Hall of Fame 2014 BBWAA Candidate Bios

Moises Alou

1st year on ballot…Played 17 seasons with the Pirates, Expos, Marlins, Astros, Cubs, Giants and Mets…Six-time All-Star (1994, 1997-98, 2001, 2004-05) and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1994, 1998) in left field…Finished second in 1992 National League Rookie of the Year Award voting…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting three times: 1994 (3rd), 1997 (10th) and 1998 (3rd)…Won 1997 Babe Ruth Award as World Series MVP as voted on by New York Chapter of the BBWAA…Scored 100-or-more runs twice (1998, 2004) and drove in 100-or-more runs five times (1997-98, 2000-01, 2004)…Batted .300 or better in eight seasons (1994, 1998, 2000-01, 2005-08) and finished career with lifetime batting average of .303…Batted .276 in seven postseason series, with five home runs, 24 RBI and 14 runs scored…Powered Marlins to 1997 World Series title with three home runs and nine RBI in the Fall Classic against the Indians…Member of Cubs’ 2003 team that advanced to NLCS. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1990, '92-98, 2000-08 1942 7037 1109 2134 421 39 332 1287 106 737 894 .303 .369 .516

 

Jeff Bagwell

4th year on ballot…Played 15 seasons, all for the Astros…Four-time All-Star (1994, 1996-97, 1999) and three-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1994, 1997, 1999) at first base…Won 1991 National League Rookie of the Year Award…Unanimous winner of 1994 NL Most Valuable Player Award…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting five other times: 1996 (9th), 1997 (3rd), 1999 (2nd), 2000 (7th) and 2001 (7th)…Won 1994 Gold Glove Award at first base…Led NL in runs scored three times (1994, 1999-2000), doubles once (1996), RBI once (1994) and walks once (1999)…Led NL in games played four times (1992, 1996-97, 1999)… Scored 100-or-more runs in eight of nine seasons from 1996-2004 and drove in 100-or-more runs seven times in that span…Ranks 28th on career walks list (1,401), 35th in slugging percentage (.540), 36th in home runs (449, also an Astros record), 40th in career on-base percentage (.408), 47th in RBI (1,529), 63rd in runs scored (1,517) and 68th in total bases (4,213)…Hit better than .300 in six seasons (1993-94; 1996; 1998-2000)…Batted .226 in nine postseason series, with two home runs, 13 RBI and 19 walks…Played in NLCS in 2004 and 2005…Member of Astros’ 2005 NL Championship team. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1991-2005 2150 7797 1517 2314 488 32 449 1529 202 1401 1558 .297 .408 .540

 

Armando Benitez

1st year on the ballot…Pitched 15 seasons for Orioles, Mets, Yankees, Mariners, Marlins, Giants and Blue Jays…Ranks 26th in ML history in saves (289) and 30th all-time in games finished (527)…Ranks 56th in games pitched (762)…Named National League Rolaids Relief Man of the Year in 2001…Named to 2003 NL All-Star Game…Saved NL-best 47 games in 2003…Led NL in games finished in 2000 (68)…Seven consecutive seasons (1998-2004) with 20-plus saves, including three seasons (2000-01, 2004) with 40-plus saves…Pitched in nine career postseason series, going 3-2 with four saves and a 3.52 earned-run average in 28 games…Member of New York Mets’ 2000 NL Championship team. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1994-2008 40 47 3.13 762 0 0 0 289 779.0 545 403 946

 

Craig Biggio

2nd year on ballot…Played 20 seasons, all for the Astros…Seven-time All-Star (1991-92, 1994-98) and five-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1989, 1994-95, 1997-98)…Named to one All-Star team as a catcher (1991) and six as a second baseman (1992, 1994-98)…Named Silver Slugger Award winner once at catcher (1989) and four times at second base (1994-95, 1997-98)…Won four career Gold Glove Awards (1994-97) at second base…Also spent two seasons (2003-04) as one of Astros’ starting outfielders… Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting three times: 1995 (10th), 1997 (4th) and 1998 (5th)…Led NL in runs scored two times (1995, 1997), doubles three times (1994, 1998-99), stolen bases once (1994), hit-by-pitches five times (1995-97, 2001, 2003) and plate appearances five times (1992, 1995, 1997-99)…Led NL in games played three times (1992, 1996-97) and appeared in at least 150 games in 12 seasons… Scored 100-or-more runs in eight seasons (1995-99, 2001, 2003-04)…Recorded at least a .300 batting average in four seasons (1994-95, 1997-98)…Ranks fifth all-time in doubles (first among right-handed hitters) with 668…Ranks 12th all-time in at-bats (10,876), 15th in runs scored (1,844), 16th in games played (2,850) and 21st in hits (3,060)…Only player in baseball history with at least 3,000 hits, 600 doubles, 400 stolen bases and 250 home runs…Batted .234 in nine postseason series, with 39 hits and 23 runs scored in 40 games…Played in NLCS in 2004 and 2005…Member of Astros’ 2005 NL Championship team…Won 1997 Branch Rickey Award, 2005 Hutch Award and 2007 Roberto Clemente Award. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1998-2007 2850 10876 1844 3060 688 55 291 1175 414 1401 1160 .281 .363 .433

 

Barry Bonds

2nd year on ballot…Played 22 seasons with the Pirates and the Giants…14-time All-Star (1990, 1992-98, 2000-04, 2007), eight-time Gold Glove Award winner as left fielder (1990-94, 1996-99) and 12-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1990-94, 1996-97, 2000-04)…Won seven National League Most Valuable Player Awards, the most of any player all-time (1990, 1992-93, 2001-04)…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting six other times: 1991 (2nd), 1994 (4th), 1996 (5th), 1997 (5th), 1998 (8th) and 2000 (2nd)…Finished sixth in 1986 NL Rookie of the Year voting…Set single-season record with 73 home runs in 2001 and also led NL in home runs in 1993 with 46…Led NL in walks 12 times (1992, 1994-97, 2000-04, 2006-07) including a big league-record 232 in 2004…Led NL in on-base percentage 10 times (1991-93, 1995, 2001-04, 2006-07), slugging percentage seven times (1990, 1992-93, 2001-04), batting average twice (2002, 2004), RBI once (1993) and runs scored once (1992)…Scored 100-or-more runs 12 times (1990, 1992-93, 1995-98, 2000-04)…Drove in 100-or-more runs 12 times (1990-93, 1995-98, 2000-02, 2004)…Hit .300-or-better in 11 seasons (1990, 1992-94, 1996, 1998, 2000-04)…Holds career big league records for home runs (762), walks (2,558) and intentional walks (688)…Ranks third in career runs (2,227), fourth in total bases (5,976), fourth in RBI (1,996), fifth in slugging percentage (.607), sixth in on-base percentage (.444), 10th in games played (2,986), 14th in doubles (601) and 33rd in stolen bases (514)…Batted .245 in nine postseason series, with 37 hits, 33 runs scored, nine home runs, 24 RBI and 52 walks in 48 games…Hit .471 with four homers, six RBI and 13 walks in 2002 World Series against the Angels…Played in NLCS in 1990-92 and 2002…Member of Giants’ 2002 NL Championship team…Won 2001, 2002 and 2004 Hank Aaron Award. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1986-2007 2986 9847 2227 2935 601 77 762 1996 514 2558 1539 .298 .444 .607

 

Sean Casey

1st year on the ballot…Played 12 seasons with the Indians, Reds, Pirates, Tigers and Red Sox…A three-time All-Star (1999, 2001, 2004)…Topped the 20-home run mark three times (1999-2000, 2004) and scored 100-plus runs twice (1999, 2004)…Hit .300-or-better six times (1999-2001, 2004-05, 2008)…Appeared in four postseason series (2006 ALDS, ALCS and World Series with Tigers; 2008 ALCS with Red Sox), hitting .410 (16 hits in 39 at-bats) with two home runs and nine RBI…In 2006 World Series, hit .529 with two home runs and five RBI…Led all National League first basemen with .998 fielding percentage in 2005…Ranks 13th all-time among first basemen with .995 fielding percentage…1999 Hutch Award winner. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1997-2008 1405 5066 690 1531 322 12 139 735 18 477 577 .302 .367 .447

 

Roger Clemens

2nd year on the ballot… Pitched 24 seasons for Red Sox, Blue Jays, Yankees and Astros…Five 20-win seasons, 15 seasons with 200-plus innings and 12 200-plus strikeout campaigns…Won record seven Cy Young Awards (1986-87, 1991, 1997-98, 2004)…Received Cy Young Award votes five other times: 1988 (6th), ’90 (2nd), ’92 (3rd), 2000 (6th) and ’05 (3rd)…Won 1986 AL Most Valuable Player Award and finished in Top 10 of league MVP voting in 1990 (3rd), 1991 (10th), 1997 (10th), 2001 (8th) and 2004 (8th)…Named to 11 All-Star teams (1986, 1988, 1990-92, 1997-98, 2001, 2003-05); started games in 1986, 2001 and 2004…Finished sixth in 1984 AL Rookie of the Year voting…Won AL pitching Triple Crown in 1997 and 1998, leading league in wins, ERA and strikeouts…Led his league in ERA seven times, the second-most all-time (1986, 1990-92, 1997-98, 2005) and complete games three times (1987-88, 1997)…Ranks 3rd all-time in strikeouts (4,672), 7th in games started (707) and 9th all-time in wins (354)…Led league in shutouts six times (1987-88, 1990-92, 1997), strikeouts five times (1986, 1991, 1996-98), victories four times (1987-87, 1997-98), winning percentage three times (1986, 2001, 2004), innings pitched twice (1991, 997) and games started once (1991)…Appeared in 24 postseason series (nine Division Series, nine League Championship Series and six World Series), posting a 12-8 record with a 3.75 ERA in 35 games…Appeared on two WS Championship teams (Yankees: 1999, 2000). Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1984-2007 354 184 3.12 709 707 118 46 0 4916.2 4185 1580 4672

 

Ray Durham

1st year on the ballot…Played 14 seasons with the White Sox, A’s, Giants and Brewers…Was named to two All-Star Games (1998, 2000)… Finished 6th in American League Rookie of the Year voting in 1995…Scored 100-or-more runs in six straight seasons (1997-2002)…Topped the 20-stolen base mark in seven straight seasons (1996-2002)…Reached double-digits in home runs in 11 seasons, topping the 20-homer mark twice…Led AL in defensive games at second base in 1998 (158) and led AL in double plays by a second baseman in 1998 (128) and 2000 (126)…Hit .250 (14-for-56) in 15 career postseason games (2000 and 2002 ALDS, 2003 and 2008 NLDS) with 13 runs scored, three home runs and three RBI…One of 10 players in history to appear in at least 1,800 games at second base and compile an OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) of at least .788. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1995-2008 1975 7408 1229 2054 440 79 192 875 273 820 1201 .277 .352 .436

 

Eric Gagne

1st year on the ballot…Pitched 10 seasons for Dodgers, Rangers, Red Sox and Brewers…Named to three All-Star Games (2002-04)…Won 2003 National League Cy Young Award after posting league-highs in saves (55) and games finished (67) while recording a 1.20 earned-run average in 77 games…Placed sixth in NL Most Valuable Player Award voting in 2003…Finished in Top 10 of NL Cy Young Award voting in 2002 (4th) and 2004 (7th)…Won NL Rolaids Relief Man Award in 2003 and 2004…Averaged better than 74 games pitched and 50 saves per season from 2002-04…Ranks 51st in ML history in saves (187)… Pitched in five career postseason series, posting a 2.89 ERA in nine games…Member of Red Sox 2007 World Series championship team...Converted 82 straight save opportunities from Aug. 28, 2002 until July 5, 2004, a big league record…His 55 saves in 2003 are tied with John Smoltz for most in a single season in N.L. history. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1999-2008 33 26 3.47 402 48 0 0 187 643.2 518 226 718

 

Tom Glavine

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 22 seasons for the Braves and Mets…Five 20-win seasons, 14 seasons with 200-plus innings and six seasons with an earned-run average under 3.00…Won two Cy Young Awards (1991, 1998) and received votes for five other Cy Young Awards: 1992 (2nd), 1993 (3rd), 1995 (3rd) and 2000 (2nd)…Finished in Top 10 of National League MVP voting in 1992 (10th)…Named to 10 All-Star teams (1991-93, 1996-98, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006); started games in 1991 and 1992…Led N.L. in games started six times (1993, 1996, 1999-2002), wins five times (1991-93, 1998, 2000), complete games once (1991) and shutouts once (1992)…Ranks 12th in games started (682; every one of his regular-season appearances came as a starting pitcher), 21st all-time in wins (305), 24th in strikeouts (2,607) and 30th in innings pitched (4,413.1)…Won four Silver Slugger Awards for his work as a batter (1991, 1995-96, 1998)…Appeared in 24 postseason series (nine Division Series, 10 League Championship Series and five World Series), posting a 14-16 record with a 3.30 ERA in 35 games…Appeared for 1995 Braves World Series champions, winning World Series Most Valuable Player honors after going 2-0 with a 1.29 ERA in two starts against the Indians…Was also a member of the Braves National League Champions in 1991, 1992, 1996 and 1999. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1987-2008 305 203 3.54 682 682 56 25 0 4413.1 4298 1500 2607

 

Luis Gonzalez

1st year on the ballot…Played 19 seasons with the Astros, Cubs, Tigers, Diamondbacks, Dodgers and Marlins…Named to five All-Star Games (1991, 2001-03, 2005)…Won one Silver Slugger Award in left field (2001)…Finished 3rd in National League MVP voting in 2001…Led the NL in hits in 1999 (206)…Led the NL in games played (162) in 2000 and 2001…Led NL in sacrifice flies in 1993 (10)…Drove in 100-or-more runs five times (1999-2003) and scored 100-or-more runs three times (1999-2001)…Hit 57 home runs in 2001, a single-season figure topped by only eight players in MLB history…Hit .300 or better in five seasons (1993, 1999-2001, 2003)…Ranks as the Diamondbacks all-time leader in batting average (.298), on-base percentage (.391), slugging percentage (.529), games played (1,194), runs (780), hits (1,337), total bases (2,373), doubles (310), home runs (224), RBI (774) and walks (650)…Posted 30-game hitting streak in 1999 to set a Diamondbacks team record…His 596 career doubles rank 15th all-time in MLB history…Appeared in 24 postseason games over five series, hitting .253 with four home runs, 12 runs scored and 12 RBI…Drove in winning run in Game 7 of 2001 World Series to lift the Diamondbacks to their first World Series title with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning…Won the 2005 Branch Rickey Award. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1990-2008 2591 9157 1412 2591 596 68 354 1439 128 1155 1218 .283 .367 .479

 

Jacque Jones

1st year on the ballot…Played 10 seasons with the Twins, Cubs, Tigers and Marlins…Hit .300 or better in 2002 (.300) and 2003 (.304)…Hit 20-plus home runs in a season four times (2002, 2004-06)…Hit 30-plus doubles in a season four times (2002-03, 2006-07)…Led all American League left fielders in putouts in 2002 (330)...Appeared in 21 postseason games in five postseason series, recording .200 average (17-for-85) with two home runs, five RBI and seven runs scored. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1999-2008 1302 4594 632 1272 255 19 165 630 82 314 949 .277 .326 .448

 


Todd Jones

1st year on the ballot…Pitched 16 seasons for Astros, Tigers, Twins, Rockies, Red Sox, Reds, Phillies and Marlins…Ranks 15th in ML history in saves (319), 15th all-time in games finished (619) and 17th all-time in games pitched (982)…Named to 2000 American League All-Star team and won the 2000 AL Rolaids Relief Award…Finished fifth in 2000 AL Cy Young Award voting…Saved AL-best 42 games in 2000…Also reached the 40-save mark in 2005, one of seven seasons where he recorded at least 20 saves (1997-2000, 2005-07)… Pitched in eight career postseason games in four series, recording four saves while allowing no earned runs in seven innings…Member of Detroit Tigers’ 2006 AL Championship team…His 235 saves rank No. 1 on Tigers’ all-time list. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1993-2008 58 63 3.97 982 1 0 0 319 1072.0 1072 443 868

 


Jeff Kent

1st year on the ballot…Played 17 seasons with the Blue Jays, Mets, Indians, Giants, Astros and Dodgers…Named to five All-Star Games (1999-2001, 2004-05)…Won four Silver Slugger Awards at second base (2000-02, 2005)…Named 2000 National League Most Valuable Player and finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting in three other seasons (1997-8th; 1998-9th; 2002-6th)…Hit .300 or better in three seasons (2000, 2002, 2007)…Drove in 100-or-more runs seven times (1997-2002, 2004-05) and scored 100-or-more runs three times (2000, 2002, 2005)…Hit 20-or-more homers in 12 seasons and reached the 30-homer mark three times (1998, 2000, 2002)…Led NL in extra base hits once (2002-81) and in sacrifice flies twice (1998-10; 2001-13)…Defensively, led all NL second basemen in assists once (2001-390) and double plays once (2002-113)…Ranks 24th on career doubles list (560) and 49th on career RBI list (1,518)…His 351 home runs as a second basemen are most ever at the position…Posted eight seasons with 20 home runs and 100 RBI, the most by any 2B in MLB history…Appeared in 49 postseason games over 11 series, hitting .276 with nine home runs, 25 runs scored and 23 RBI…Member of Giants’ 2002 National League Championship team. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1992-2008 2298 8498 1320 2461 560 47 377 1518 94 801 1522 .290 .356 .500

 


Paul Lo Duca

1st year on the ballot…Played 11 seasons with the Dodgers, Marlins, Mets and Nationals…A four-time All-Star (2003-06)…Hit .300-or-better twice (2001, 2006)…Set career high with 25 home runs in 2001…Led all National League catchers in putouts, assists and caught stealing in 2002 and 2003…Appeared in 10 postseason games over two years (2006 NLDS and NLCS), batting .275 with six RBI...Member of 2006 Mets team that advanced to National League Championship Series. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1998-2008 1082 3892 483 1112 222 8 80 481 20 266 295 .286 .337 .409

 

Greg Maddux

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 23 seasons for Cubs, Braves, Dodgers and Padres…Two 20-win seasons (1992-93), a record 17 straight seasons with at least 15 wins (1988-2004) and four National League earned-run average titles (1993-95, 1998)…Won four consecutive Cy Young Awards (1992-95)…Received Cy Young Award votes five other times: 1989 (3rd), 1996 (5th), 1997 (2nd), 1998 (4th) and 2000 (3rd)…Finished in Top 10 of league MVP voting twice: 1994 (5th) and 1995 (3rd)…Named to eight All-Star teams (1988, 1992, 1994-98, 2000); started games in 1994, 1997 and 1998…Won 18 Gold Glove Awards (1990-2002, 2004-08), the most all-time at any position… Led N.L. in walks per nine innings nine times (1995-97, 2000-01, 2003, 2005, 2007-08), games started seven times (1990-93, 2000, 2003, 2005), innings pitched five times (1991-95), shutouts five times (1994-95, 1998, 2000-01), wins three times (1992, 1994-95), strikeouts per walk ratio three times (1995-97) and complete games three times (1993-95)…Ranks fourth all-time in games started (740), eighth in wins (355), 10th in strikeouts (3,371) and 13th in innings pitched (5,008.1)…One of only four pitchers with more than 3,000 strikeouts and fewer than 1,000 walks…Appeared in 23 postseason series (11 Division Series, nine League Championship Series and three World Series), posting 11-14 record with a 3.27 ERA in 35 games…Member of Braves 1995 World Championship team and Atlanta’s 1996 and 1996 National League Championship teams. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1986-2008 355 227 3.16 744 740 109 35 0 5008.1 4726 999 3371

 

Edgar Martinez

5th year on the ballot…Played 18 seasons, all with the Mariners…Named to seven All-Star Games (1992, 1995-1997, 2000-2001, 2003)…Won five Silver Slugger Awards (1992, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003)…Finished third in American League MVP voting in 1995 and 6th in 2000…Won AL batting titles in 1992 (.343) and 1995 (.356)…Led the league in OBP three times (1995, 1998-99) and finished in the top five in 10 different years…Led the AL in games played (145) and runs scored (121) in 1995…Led the league in doubles twice (1992, 1995) and RBI in 2000…Hit .300 or better in 10 full seasons (1990-92, 1995-2001)…Drove in 100-or-more runs six times (1995-98, 2000-01) and scored 100-or-more runs five times (1992, 1995-97, 2000)…One of only 10 players in history with 300 homers, 500 doubles, a career batting average higher than .300, a career OBP higher than .400 and a career slugging percentage higher than .500…Became only the fifth player in the 20th century to hit 50 doubles in two consecutive seasons (1995-96)…Ranks as the Mariners all-time leader in runs (1,219), doubles (514), walks (1,283), RBI (1,261), extra-base hits (838) and total bases (3,718)…Posted sterling 1995 ALDS against New York when he hit .571 (12-for-21) and was on base 18 times in five games and set the record for single-game postseason RBI with seven…In 34 career postseason games (1995 ALDS and ALCS; 1997 ALDS; 2000 ALDS and ALCS and 2001 ALDS and ALCS) hit .266 (34-for-128) with eight homers and 24 RBI…Won the Roberto Clemente Award in 2004, the same year that MLB renamed the Outstanding Designated Hitter Award in his honor, presented annually. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1987-2004 2055 7213 1219 2247 514 15 309 1261 49 1283 1202 .312 .418 .515

 

Don Mattingly

14th year on the ballot…Played 14 seasons, all with the New York Yankees… Won 1985 American League Most Valuable Player Award…Also finished in top 10 of AL MVP voting in 1984 (5th), ’86 (2nd) and ’87 (7th)…Won Gold Glove Award nine times (1985-‘89, ’91-‘94) for his play at first base…Won three Silver Slugger Awards (1985-87) at first base…Named AL Player of the Year by the Sporting News three times, consecutively (1984-‘86)…Named ML Player of the Year by the Sporting News in 1985…Six All-Star teams, consecutively (1984-‘89)…Seven seasons with .300-plus batting average (1984-89, 1994)…20-plus HR five times, 30-plus HR three times, 30-plus doubles nine times, 40-plus doubles four times, 100-plus RBI five times (1984-87, 1989) and 100-plus runs twice (1985-86)…Led AL in batting once (1984), RBI once (1985), doubles three times (1984-‘86), hits twice (1984, ’86), and slugging percentage once (1986)…Led AL in total bases twice (1985-‘86)…Led AL in sacrifice flies once (1985)…Holds ML records for most HR in seven consecutive games (9) and eight consecutive games (10) with a home run in each game…Shares ML record with a HR in eight consecutive games…Shares ML single-season record for most grand slams (6) in 1987…Shares ML single-game record for most sacrifice flies (3)…Ranks ninth all-time in fielding percentage among first basemen (.9958) …Led AL 1B in fielding percentage four times (1984-85, 1993-94), in putouts and total chances (1986) and double plays (1985, 1991)…Shares ML record for most putouts and total chances by a 1B in a nine-inning game (22)…One Division Series (1995); batted .417 with six RBI, four doubles, and one HR in 24 ALDS at-bats. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1982-1995 1785 7003 1007 2153 442 20 222 1099 14 588 444 .307 .358 .471

 

Fred McGriff

5th year on the ballot…Played 19 seasons with the Blue Jays, Padres, Braves, Devil Rays, Cubs and Dodgers…A five-time All-Star (1992, 1994-1996, 2000)…Won three Silver Slugger Awards (1989, 1992-1993) at first base and finished in the top 10 of MVP voting six times (6th in 1989, 10th in 1990, 10th in 1991, 6th in 1992, 4th in 1993, 8th in 1994)…Tied for the league lead in games played in 1995 with 144 and paced the league in homers in 1989 (36) and 1992 (35)…Hit 30-or-more home runs in seven straight seasons from 1988-1994 and three more times in 1999, 2001, 2002…Hit .300-or-better four times (1990, 1994, 1999 and 2001)…Drove in 100-or-more runs eight times (1991-93, 1996, 1999-2002) and scored 100-or-more runs twice (1988, 1993)…Won the All-Star MVP Award in 1994…Won a World Series with the 1995 Atlanta Braves (.261 average, with five runs scored and three RBI) and a career .303 postseason batting average in 50 games (57-for-188) with 10 homers and 37 RBI in 10 series (1989 ALCS; 1993 NLCS; 1995 NLDS, NLCS and WS; 1996 NLDS, NLCS and WS, 1997 NLDS and NLCS) …Had a .992 fielding percentage at first base…Ranks 26th all-time in home runs (493), 42nd in RBI (1,550), 42nd in walks (1,305), 49th in total bases (4,458), 46th in extra base hits (958) and 30th in intentional walks (171). Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1986-2004 2460 8757 1349 2490 441 24 493 1305 72 1305 1882 .284 .377 .509

 

Mark McGwire

8th year on the ballot…Played 16 seasons, 11½ with Oakland and 4½ with Cardinals…Twelve-time All-Star selection…Five times among Top 10 in MVP (1987, 1992, 1996, 1998-99), including runner-up in 1998, 4th in 1992 and 5th in 1999…Unanimous AL Rookie of the Year in 1987…Gold Glove Award winner at first base in 1990…Three-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1992, 1996, 1998)…Ranks 10th on the all-time home run list with 583…All-time leader in at-bats per home run (10.6)…Led league in home runs four times (1987, 1996, 1998, 1999), including then-major league record 70 HR in 1998…Followed that with a 65-home run season in 1999…Drove in 100-or-more runs seven times (1987, 1990, 1992, 1996-99) and scored 100-or-more runs three times (1996, 1998-99)…Ranks eighth all-time with a .588 slugging percentage…Four times led league in slugging percentage (1987, 1992, 1996, 1998)…Also led league in on-base percentage in 1996 and 1998…Led NL in RBI in 1999…Led league in walks twice (1990, 1998)…Three times among top five in total bases (1987, 1998, 1999)…A career .993 fielder…Hit .217 (28-129) in 42 career postseason games, with five home runs and 14 RBI in 10 postseason series over six years…Appeared in three World Series, winning in 1989 with Oakland…Hit .188 (9-48) with a home run and two RBI in 13 career WS games. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1986-2001 1874 6187 1167 1626 252 6 583 1414 12 1317 1596 .263 .394 .588

 

Jack Morris

15th and final year on the ballot… Pitched 18 seasons, 14 with Detroit and four others with Twins, Blue Jays and Indians…Three 20-win seasons (1983, 1986, 1992), 11 seasons with 200-plus innings (1980, 1982-88, 1990-92) and three 200-strikeout campaigns (1983, 1986-87)…Received Cy Young Award votes seven times: 1981 (3rd), 1983 (3rd), 1984 (T7th), 1986 (5th), 1987 (9th), 1991 (4th) and 1992 (5th)…Made 14 Opening Day starts, tied with Steve Carlton, Randy Johnson, Walter Johnson and Cy Young for second-most ever, two behind Tom Seaver…Named AL Pitcher of the Year by the Sporting News in 1981…Named to five All-Star teams (1981, ’84, ’85, ’87, ’91); started games in 1981, ’85 and ’91; owns a 2.53 ERA with eight strikeouts in 10 2/3 ASG innings…Ranks 32nd all-time in strikeouts (2,478) and tied for 42nd in wins (254)…Tossed a 4-0 no-hitter vs. the Chicago White Sox on April 7, 1984…Led all ML pitchers in the 1980s with 162 wins, 133 complete games, 332 starts and 2,443.2 innings…Held AL record for most consecutive starting assignments (515) before broken by Roger Clemens in 2001…Topped AL in strikeouts (232) and innings (293 2/3) in 1983, and shutouts (6) in 1986…Tied for the AL lead in wins twice (1981, ’92), starts twice (1990, ’91) and complete games once (1990)…Holds AL career record for most putouts by a pitcher (387)… Named WS MVP in 1991 with Twins with a 2-0 record, 1.17 ERA, and a 10-inning, 1-0 victory in Game 7…Four AL Championship Series (1984, 1987, 1991-92); owns a 3-2 record with a 4.87 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 40 2/3 ALCS innings…Three World Series (1984, 1991-92); owns a record of 4-2 with a 2.96 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 51 2/3 WS innings…Pitched in postseason for three WS champion teams (1984, 1991-92) and was member of 1993 Blue Jays team that won the World Series. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1977-1994 254 186 3.90 549 527 175 28 0 3824 3567 1390 2478

 

Mike Mussina

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 18 seasons for Orioles and Yankees…One 20-win season (2008), at 39 years he became the oldest pitcher to record his first 20-win campaign…11 total seasons with at least 15 wins (1992, 1994-97, 1999, 2001-03, 2006, 2008)…Received Cy Young Award votes eight times: 1992 (4th), 1994 (4th), 1995 (5th), 1996 (5th), 1997 (6th), 1999 (2nd), 2000 (6th), 2001 (5th) and 2008 (6th)…Named to five All-Star teams (1992-94, 1997, 1999…Won seven Gold Glove Awards (1996-99, 2001, 2003, 2008)…Led American League in games started twice (1996, 2008), wins once (1995), winning percentage once (1992), shutouts once (1994), innings pitched once (2000) and walks per innings pitched once (1995-2.0)…Finished in Top Five in AL earned-run average rankings seven times (1992-95, 1999-2001, 2006)…Among pitchers with at least 250 victories, only Lefty Grove, Christy Mathewson, Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson and Grover Cleveland Alexander have a better career winning percentage than Mussina’s .638 mark…Ranks 17th all-time in strikeouts-to-walk ratio (3.583), 19th in strikeouts (2,813), 33rd in wins (270), 33rd in games started (536), 39th in winning percentage (.638)…Appeared in 16 postseason series (nine Division Series, five League Championship Series and two World Series), posting 7-8 record with a 3.42 ERA in 23 games…Member of Yankees’ 2001 and 2003 American League Championship teams. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1991-2008 270 153 3.68 537 536 57 23 0 3562.2 3460 785 2813

 

Hideo Nomo

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 12 seasons for the Dodgers, Mets, Brewers, Tigers, Red Sox, Devil Rays and Royals…Won 1995 National League Rookie of the Year Award…Led NL in strikeouts (236), shutouts (3) and hits-per-nine innings pitched (5.8) in 1995, the year he became the first Japanese player to appear in a big league game since Masanori Murakami in 1965…Named to 1995 NL All-Star squad and started the All-Star Game that season…Pitched two career no-hitters: vs. the Rockies on Sept. 17, 1996 vs. the Orioles on April 4, 2001…Led American League in strikeouts in 2001 (220)…Received Cy Young Award votes in two seasons: 1995 (4th) and 1996 (4th)…Ranks 16th all-time with 8.734 strikeouts per nine innings pitched; led his league in that category in 1995 (11.101) and 2001 (10.0)…Became fastest pitcher to reach 500 career strikeouts, doing so in his first 444.2 innings…Appeared in two games in two postseason series (1995-96 NLDS), posting 0-2 record in two starts. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1995-05,'08 123 109 4.24 323 318 16 9 0 1976.1 1768 908 1918

 

Rafael Palmeiro

4th year on the ballot…Played 20 seasons with Cubs, Rangers and Orioles…Named to four All-Star teams (1988, 1991, 1998-99)…Won two Silver Slugger Awards (1998-99) and three Gold Glove Awards (1997-99) at first base…Named 1999 Major League Player of the Year by the Sporting News…One of only four players with at least 3,000 career hits and 500 career home runs… Ranks 11th all-time in total bases (5,388), 12th in home runs (569), 16th in RBI (1,835), 16th in doubles (585), 17th in at-bats (10,472), 18th in games played (2,831), 25th in hits (3,020), 32nd in runs scored (1,663) and 32nd in walks (1,353)…Totaled six seasons with a batting average of at least .300: 1988 (.307), 1990 (.319), 1991 (.322), 1994 (.319), 1995 (.310) and 1999 (.324)…From 1995-2003, hit at least 38 home runs and drove in at least 104 runs, averaging 41 home runs, 121 RBI and 156 games played per season in that span…Received Most Valuable Player Award votes in 10 seasons, finishing in Top 10 three times: 1993 (8th), 1996 (6th) and 1999 (5th)…Led American League in hits in 1990 with 191…Led AL in doubles with 49 in 1991, with a career-high 203 hits…Led AL in runs scored with 124 in 1993, the second of four times he surpassed the 100-run mark in one season…In five postseason series, hit .244 with 13 runs scored, four home runs and eight RBI…Played in 1996 and 1997 ALCS with Orioles. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1986-2005 2831 10472 1663 3020 585 38 569 1835 97 1353 1348 .288 .371 .515

 

Mike Piazza

2nd year on ballot…Played 16 seasons with Dodgers, Marlins, Mets, Padres and A’s…Twelve-time All-Star (1993-2002, 2004-05) and 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner (1993-2002), the most Silver Slugger Awards of any catcher in history…Unanimous choice as 1993 National League Rookie of the Year…Won 1996 All-Star Game MVP Award…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting seven times: 1993 (9th), 1994 (6th), 1995 (4th), 1996 (2nd), 1997 (2nd), 1999 (7th) and 2000 (3rd)…Drove in 100-or-more runs in five seasons (1993, 1996-2000)…Scored 100-or-more runs in two seasons (1997, 1999)…Recorded at least a .300 batting average in nine seasons (1993-2001)…Became the first player whose primary position was catcher to record at least 200 hits in a season in 1997 (201)…Hit 396 home runs as a catcher, the top total in big league history…Ranks 31st all-time in slugging percentage (.545) and 45th all-time in home runs (427)…Led all NL catchers in putouts four times (1995-97, 1999), assists twice (1993, 1998), caught stealing once (1993) and fielding percentage once (2000)…Appeared in eight postseason series over five seasons, batting .242 with six home runs and 15 RBI in 32 games…Member of New York Mets NL Championship team in 2000. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1992-2007 1912 6911 1048 2127 344 8 427 1335 17 759 1113 .308 .377 .545

 

Tim Raines

7th year on the ballot…Played 23 seasons with Expos, White Sox, Yankees, A’s, Orioles and Marlins…Named 1981 National League Rookie Player of the Year by the Sporting News…Seven-time All-Star, consecutively (1981-87)…Named 1987 All-Star Game MVP…Finished in the Top 10 in NL MVP voting three times 1983 (5th), 1986 (6th), 1987 (7th)…Received NL Silver Slugger Award in 1986…Led NL in stolen bases four times (1981-84), runs twice (1983, 1987)…Won 1986 NL batting title (.334)…Led league in on-base percentage once (1986) and doubles once (1984)…Six 100-runs seasons…Seven full seasons of hitting .300 or better, four times finishing in the top 10 in average…Sixteen seasons of 10 or more stolen bases, 11 times finishing in the top 10… Ranks second all-time for highest stolen-base percentage (300 or more attempts) with 84.7…Led NL outfielders with 21 assists in 1983…Hit for the cycle on Aug. 16, 1987…Twice collected switch-hit home runs in one game…Hit three home runs in one game (April 18, 1994)…Ranks 5th all-time in stolen bases (808) and 53rd all-time in runs (1,571)…Member of two World Championship teams with the Yankees (1996, 1998)…Hit .270 (34-126) in 34 career postseason games. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1979-99,2001-02 2502 8872 1571 2605 430 113 170 980 808 1330 966 .294 .385 .425

 

Kenny Rogers

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 20 seasons for the Rangers, Yankees, A’s, Mets, Twins and Tigers…Named to three American League All-Star Games and started 2006 Mid-Summer Classic…Won five Gold Glove Awards (2000, 2002, 2004-06)…Finished fifth in 2006 AL Cy Young Award voting…Led AL in appearances in 1992 (81)…Won 15-or-more games in five seasons (1993, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2006)…Became the 14th pitcher in big league history to throw a perfect game when he blanked the Angels on July 28, 1994…Appeared in 12 postseason games over nine series (four Division Series, three Championship Series, two World Series), posting 3-3 record with 4.15 earned-run average…In three postseason starts for Tigers in 2006, went 3-0 with 0.00 ERA while holding opponents to .120 batting average in 23 innings pitched…Member of Yankees 1996 World Championship team and Tigers’ 2006 AL Pennant-winning team. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1989-2008 219 156 4.27 762 474 36 9 28 3302.2 3457 1175 1968

 

Curt Schilling

2nd year on the ballot… Pitched 20 seasons for the Orioles, Astros, Phillies, Diamondbacks and Red Sox…Three 20-win seasons (2001-02, 2004), nine seasons with 200-plus innings (1992-93, 1997-98, 2000-02, 2004, 2006) and five 200-plus strikeout campaigns (1997-98, 2001-02, 2004), including three seasons with at least 300 strikeouts (1997-98, 2002)…Only two pitchers (Randy Johnson and Nolan Ryan with six apiece) have recorded more seasons with 300 strikeouts… Received Cy Young Award votes four times, finishing second in the balloting three times: 1997 (4th), 2001 (2nd), ’02 (2nd) and ’04 (2nd)…Finished in Top 10 of league MVP voting in 2001 (10th) and ’02 (10th)…Named to six All-Star Games (1997-99, 2001-02, ’04), drawing starting assignments in 1999 and 2002…Led his league in strikeout-to-walk ratio five times (2001-04, ’06), complete games four times (1996, ’98, 2000-01), games started three times (1997-98, 2001), victories twice (2001 and ’04), strikeouts twice (1997-98), innings pitched twice (1998, 2001) and winning percentage once (2004)…Ranks 15th all-time in strikeouts (3,116)…One of only four pitchers with at least 3,000 career strikeouts and fewer than 1,000 walks…Ranks second all-time in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.383) and first in that category among pitchers who pitched after 1900…Appeared in 12 postseason series (four Division Series, four League Championship Series and four World Series), posting a 11-2 record with a 2.23 ERA in 19 games (all starts)…Ranks third in postseason winning percentage (.846), fifth all-time in postseason victories (11) and eighth in strikeouts (120)…Set single-season postseason record with 56 strikeouts in 2001…Won 1993 NLCS Most Valuable Player Award and shared 2001 World Series MVP Award with Randy Johnson…Won 1995 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, 2001 Branch Rickey Award, 2001 Hutch Award and 2001 Roberto Clemente Award…Pitched in postseason for three World Series champion teams (2001, 2004, 2007). Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1988-2007 216 146 3.46 569 436 83 20 22 3261.0 2998 711 3116

 

Richie Sexson

1st year on the ballot…Played 12 seasons with the Indians, Brewers, Diamondbacks, Mariners and Yankees…Named to two All-Star Games (2002-03)…Led National League in games played in 2003…Hit 30-or-more home runs in six seasons (1999-2000, 2001, 2003, 2005-06) and topped the 40-homer mark twice (2001, 2003)…Drove in 100-or-more runs five times (1999, 2001-03, 2005-06)…Hit 306 career home runs, one of only 136 players to reach the 300-home run mark…Averaged one home run per 16.1 at-bats, ranking 16th on the all-time list…Led all NL first basemen in putouts in 2001 and led all AL first basemen in assists in 2005…Finished in Top 5 among his league’s first basemen in fielding percentage four times (2001, 2005-07)…Appeared in three postseason series with the Indians (1998 ALDS and ALCS; 1999 ALDS), going 1-for-14 at the plate. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1997-2008 1367 4928 748 1268 260 17 306 943 14 588 1313 .261 .344 .507

 

Lee Smith

12th year on the ballot…Pitched 18 seasons for Cubs, Red Sox, Cardinals, Angels, Expos, Reds, Yankees and Orioles…Ranks third in ML history in saves (478)… Retired as all-time major league leader in saves and games finished (802)…Tied for 11th in games pitched (1,022)…Named National League Fireman of the Year by the Sporting News in 1991… Named American League Fireman of the Year by the Sporting News in 1994…Named NL Co-Fireman of the Year by the Sporting News in 1983 and ‘92…Won the NL Rolaids Relief Award in 1991 and 1992 and AL Rolaids Relief Award in 1994…Finished 8th in 1991 NL MVP Award voting…Finished in Top 10 in NL Cy Young Award voting three times in 1983 (T9th), 1991 (2nd), and 1992 (4th)…Finished in Top 10 in AL Cy Young Award balloting in 1994 (5th)…Seven All-Star teams (1983, 1987, 1991-95), with a 5.40 ERA in five ASG innings…Led NL in saves three times (1983, ’91-92) and AL in saves once (1994)…Thirteen consecutive seasons with 20-plus saves (1983-‘95), 11 seasons with 30-plus saves, and three seasons with 40-plus saves…Holds Chicago Cubs all-time team record for most saves…Holds NL career record for most consecutive errorless games by a pitcher (546)…Two League Championship Series (1984, ’88); with one save in 5 1/3 LCS innings. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1980-1997 71 92 3.03 1022 6 0 0 478 1289.1 1133 486 1251

 

J.T. Snow

1st year on the ballot…Played 16 seasons with the Yankees, Angels, Giants and Red Sox…Won six Gold Glove Awards at first base, a total topped by only five players in history at the position…Drove in 100-or-more runs twice (1995, 1997)…Topped the .300 mark once when he hit .327 in 2004…Led National League in sacrifice flies with 14 in 2000…Reached the 20-home run plateau three times (1995, 1997, 1999)…Led NL first basemen in fielding percentage in 1998 (.999)…Finished in Top 5 among his league’s first basemen in fielding percentage six times (1995-2000) and ranks 12th all-time in fielding percentage among first basemen (.995)…Appeared in six postseason series with the Giants, batting .327 with three home runs and 15 RBI in 28 games...Member of Giants’ 2002 NL Championship team and hit .407 (11-for-27) in 2002 World Series against the Angels. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1992-06,2008 1716 5641 798 1509 293 19 189 877 20 760 1142 .268 .357 .427

 

Sammy Sosa

1st year on ballot…Played 18 seasons with Rangers, White Sox, Cubs and Orioles…Seven-time All-Star (1995, 1992-2002, 2004) and six-time Silver Slugger Award winner in right field (1995, 1998-2002)…Won 1998 National League Most Valuable Player Award and finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting six other times: 1995 (9th), ‘99 (8th), ‘00 (9th), ‘01 (2nd), ‘02 (9th) and ‘03 (8th)…Topped the 30-homer mark 11 times, including seven times with 40-or-more and three times with better than 60 home runs (1998-99, 2001)…Led NL in home runs twice (2000, 2002)…Drove in 100-or-more runs nine times (1995-2003), including leading the NL in RBI twice (1998, 2001)…Scored 100-or-more runs in five seasons (1998-2002), leading NL in runs scored three times (1998, 2001-02)…Led NL in total bases in three seasons (1998-99, 2001)…Led NL in games played in three seasons (1995, 1997, 1999)… Recorded at least a .300 batting average in four full seasons (1994, 1998, 2000-01)…Ranks eighth all-time in home runs (609), 27th all-time in RBI (1,667), 27th in extra-base hits (1,033) and 35th in total bases (4,707)…Led all NL right fielders in putouts three times (1990, 1995, 2001) and assists twice (1995, 1997)…Appeared in three postseason series over two seasons, batting .245 with two home runs and seven RBI in 15 games…Won 1998 Roberto Clemente Award and 1999 Hank Aaron Award. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1989-05,2007 2345 8813 1475 2408 379 45 609 1667 234 929 2306 .273 .344 .534

 

Frank Thomas

1st year on the ballot…Played 19 seasons with the White Sox, A’s and Blue Jays…A five-time All-Star (1993-97)…Won back-to-back American League Most Valuable Player Awards in 1993-94 and finished in the Top 10 in the AL MVP voting seven other times (3rd in 1991, 8th in 1992, 8th in 1995, 8th in 1996, 3rd in 1997, 2nd in 2000 and 4th in 2006)…Won four Silver Slugger Awards (1991, 1993-94, 2000) at first base and designated hitter…Led AL in on-base percentage four times (1991-92, 1994, 1997), walks four times (1991-92, 1994-95), intentional walks twice (1995-96), batting average once (1997), slugging once (1994), runs once (1994), doubles once (1992) and sacrifice flies once (1995)…Hit 30-or-more home runs nine times (1991, 1993-97, 2000, 2003, 2006), reaching the 40-homer mark five times (1993, 1995-96, 2000, 2003)…Hit .300-or-better 10 times (1990-97, 1999-2000)…Drove in 100-or-more runs 11 times (1991-98, 2000, 2003, 2006) and scored 100-or-more runs nine times (1991-1998, 2000)…Drew 100-or-more walks in a season 10 times (1991-98, 2000, 2003)…Appeared in four postseason series, hitting .224 with three homers, five RBI and 18 walks in 16 games…Member of 2005 White Sox World Series champions, though he did not play in the postseason due to injury… Ranks 10th all-time in walks (1,667), 18th in home runs (521), 19th in on-base percentage (.419), 22nd in RBI (1,704), 22nd in slugging percentage (.555) and 42nd in total bases (4,550)…Totaled seven straight seasons (1991-97) of 20-plus home runs, 100 RBI, 100 walks and .300 batting average, the longest such streak in history. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1990-2008 2322 8199 1494 2468 495 12 521 1704 32 1667 1397 .301 .419 .555

 

Mike Timlin

1st year on the ballot… Pitched 20 seasons for the Blue Jays, Mariners, Orioles, Cardinals, Phillies and Red Sox…Finished sixth in 1991 AL Rookie of the Year voting…Led AL in appearances in 2005 (81), the oldest pitcher in league history (39 years old) to lead the league in appearances…Appeared in 1,058 games, which ranks 8th among pitchers all-time…Saved 141 games, including a career-high 27 in 1999…Appeared in 46 postseason games over 18 series (six Division Series, eight Championship Series, four World Series), posting 0-3 record with 4.26 earned-run average and one save, which came in Game 6 of the 1992 World Series when he closed out the Braves to clinch the title for the Blue Jays… Member of Blue Jays’ 1992 and 1993 World Championship teams and Red Sox’s 2004 and 2007 World Championship teams…Won 2007 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award. Full Bio

Years W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H BB SO
1991-2008 75 73 3.63 1058 4 0 0 141 1204.1 1168 377 872

 

Alan Trammell

13th year on the ballot…Played 20 seasons, all with the Detroit Tigers…Seven .300 batting average seasons, one season with 200-plus hits, one season with 100-plus RBI, and three seasons with 100-plus runs scored…Finished in Top 10 in MVP voting three times in 1984 (9th), 1987 (2nd), and 1988 (7th)…Named WS MVP in 1984; batted .450 with six RBI and two HR in 20 WS at-bats…Shares single-game WS record for driving in all of team’s runs (4) on Oct. 13, 1984…Six All-Star teams (1980, 1984-85, 1987-88, 1990)… Won four AL Gold Glove Awards (1980-81, 1983-84) at shortstop…Named 1983 AL Comeback Player of the Year by the Sporting News…Finished tied for 4th in the 1978 BBWAA AL Rookie of the Year Award voting…20-plus HR twice, 30-plus doubles six times, 20-plus stolen bases three times, and 30-plus stolen bases once…Five career grand slams…Had 20-game hitting streak (Aug. 5-22, 1984) and 21-game hitting streak (May 24-June 16, 1987)… Led AL in sacrifice hits in 1981 (16) and 1983 (15)… Led AL shortstops in double plays (102) in 1990… Two ALCS (1984, 1987); batted .258 with five RBI and one HR in 31 ALCS at-bats…One World Series (1984); member of 1984 WS championship team. Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1977-1996 2293 8288 1231 2365 412 55 185 1003 236 850 874 .285 .352 .415

 

Larry Walker

4th year on the ballot…Played 17 seasons with Expos, Rockies and Cardinals…Won 1997 National League Most Valuable Player Award, hitting .366 with NL-leading totals in home runs (49), total bases (409, the 18th-best single-season total in history), on-base percentage (.452) and slugging percentage (.720)…Led NL in batting three times: 1998 (.363), 1999 (.379) and 2001 (.350)…Won seven Gold Glove Awards (1992-93, 1997-99, 2001-02) and three Silver Slugger Awards (1992, 1997, 1999) as a right fielder…Finished seventh in 1990 NL Rookie of the Year Award voting with Expos…Named to five All-Star Games (1992, 1997-99, 2001)…Received NL Most Valuable Player Award votes in eight seasons, finishing in Top 10 four times: 1992 (5th), 1995 (7th), 1997 (1st), 1999 (10th)…Led NL in slugging percentage twice (1997 and 1999), and his .565 career mark ranks 13th all-time…Posted 30 homer/30-steal season in 1997 with 49 home runs and 33 stolen bases, becoming just the 16th different NL player to reach that milestone…Drove in at least 100 runs in five seasons (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002)…Hit better than .300 in nine seasons (1992, 1994-95, 1997-2002)…Scored 100-or-more runs in four seasons (1997-99, 2001)…In six postseason series, batted .230 with 18 runs scored, seven home runs and 15 RBI…Two NLCS with Cardinals (2004-05). Full Bio

Years G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1989-2005 1988 6907 1355 2160 471 62 383 1311 230 913 1231 .313 .400 .565