Future Hall of Fame Weekends will usually be held over the last Sunday in July in upcoming years. The 2015 Induction Weekend will be held July 24-27 with the Induction on Sunday, July 26.
Provided that they remain retired, the following is a partial list of former Major League ballplayers who will become eligible for consideration by the BBWAA for election into the Hall of Fame in upcoming years. Players who are eligible have played 10 seasons of Major League Baseball and have been retired from for five full seasons. For example, those players eligible for consideration in 2015 will have played their final game in 2009. Those players eligible for consideration in 2016 will have last played in 2010, etc.
Hit .275 over 15 big league seasons – mostly as a shortstop – with Giants, Reds, Padres and Mariners…Selected to 2001 All-Star Game and finished 12th in National League MVP voting that year with Giants while hitting .324 with 37 home runs, 97 RBI and a league-leading 206 hits…Finished career with 186 home runs and 1,576 hits.
2003 All-Star hit .263 in 12 big league seasons, primarily as a third baseman, with the Reds, Yankees, Indians, Marlins, Nationals and Astros…Topped the 20-homer mark in two seasons and finished career with 126 round trippers…His walk-off home run in the 11th inning in Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship series powered the Yankees to the AL pennant.
Won 109 games over 14 seasons with Mets, Braves, Phillies, Royals, Dodgers, Indians and Red Sox…Led AL in complete games with seven in 2002 and in shutouts with two in 2007…Named to 1999 National League All-Star Game roster…Posted 3-1 record in eight postseason appearances.
Hit 251 home runs in 15 seasons for Tigers, Red Sox, Mets, Yankees, Diamondbacks and Padres…Named to 2001 All-Star Game as American League first baseman and finished third in 1996 AL Rookie of the Year voting…Topped the 30-homer mark in four seasons.
Two-time All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger Award winner at first base in his 17 seasons with Blue Jays, Marlins and Mets…Hit 473 home runs and drove in 1,512 runs, leading the American League in RBI with 145 in 2003…Hit 30-or-more home runs in 11 seasons…Led AL with 57 doubles and 378 total bases in 2000…Finished in Top 10 of his league’s Most Valuable Player voting four times…Won 2006 Roberto Clemente Award.
Played 13 seasons with Orioles, Diamondbacks, Yankees, Rangers, Phillies, Indians and Blue Jays, primarily in left field…Hit .256 with 101 home runs…Led National League in triples with 12 in 1998…Member of Diamondbacks 2001 World Series winning team.
Two-time All-Star played 14 seasons with Braves, Royals, A’s and White Sox…Hit .274 with 325 career home runs, winning a Silver Slugger Award in 2006 when he hit 44 home runs and drove in 120 runs…Won Gold Glove Award in 2000 for his play in right field…Topped the 20-home run mark 10 times and drove in 100-or-more runs four times…Named 2005 World Series Most Valuable Player after hitting .438 in White Sox’s sweep of the Astros.
Appeared in 882 games – mostly as a left-handed relief specialist – for Indians, Braves, Diamondbacks, Giants, White Sox, Padres, Red Sox, Yankees, A’s and Rockies over 16 seasons…Went 1-0 with 1.66 ERA in 31 postseason appearances, including three scoreless appearances for Red Sox in 2004 World Series while helping Boston in the Fall Classic.
Two-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons for Angels, White Sox and Astros…Hit .282 with 124 home runs and 913 runs scored…Hit .355 with 25 home runs, 100 RBI and 240 hits in 2000 en route to eighth-place finish in AL Most Valuable Player Award voting…One of only two players to win Gold Glove Awards at multiple positions (outfield and first base).
Won 101 games over 12 seasons with the Blue Jays and Angels…Ranked in the Top 10 in AL earned-run average in three seasons.
Totaled 233 home runs in 17 seasons with the Expos, Marlins, Red Sox, Mets, Cubs, Rays and Padres…Named to 2001 National League All-Star team en route to a season where he totaled 31 home runs, 103 RBI and a .317 batting average for the Marlins…Finished fifth in 1994 NL Rookie of the Year voting and topped the 20-homer mark five times.
Two-time American League batting champion compiled a .313 lifetime average in 14 seasons with Red Sox, Cubs, Dodgers and A’s…Won 1997 AL Rookie of the Year Award and the Silver Slugger Award that year for shortstops…Six-time All-Star who won the 2006 National League Comeback Player of the Year Award with the Dodgers.
Two-time All-Star outfielder who hit 287 home runs in 15 seasons with Indians, Pirates and Padres…Topped 30-homer mark in four straight seasons and drove in 100-plus runs three times…Hit .291 for career with .400 on-base percentage and .502 slugging percentage.
Won 138 games and saved another 158 in 21-year career with Royals, Red Sox, Cubs, Astros, White Sox, Yankees, Phillies and Diamondbacks…Three-time All-Star who appeared in 890 career games, including 203 starts…Won 1998 Rolaids Relief Man Award.
Two-time All-Star appeared in 908 games and saved 187 in 17 seasons with Twins, Mariners, Reds and Rangers…Led American League in saves with 45 in 2002 and posted three seasons with at least 36 saves.
Five-time Cy Young Award winner struck out 4,875 batters (second on the all-time list) over 22 seasons with Expos, Mariners, Astros, Diamondbacks, Yankees and Giants…Named to 10 All-Star Games and posted 303 victories, fifth among left-handers all-time…Led league in ERA four times and finished career with an average of 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, the top average among qualifying pitchers in history.
Two-time All-Star posted a .295 batting average in 15 seasons with Brewers, Astros, Padres, Red Sox and Dodgers, primarily as a second baseman…Totaled 1,713 hits and a .360 on-base percentage…Won the 2006 Hutch Award.
Three-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star pitched for 18 seasons for Dodgers, Expos, Red Sox, Mets and Phillies…Led his league in ERA five times and winning percentage three times en route to a record of 219-100…Led his league in WHIP six times and strikeouts three times.
Posted .271 batting average over 12 seasons with Twins, Red Sox, Mets, Royals, Yankees, Pirates and Dodgers…Won Gold Glove Award for play at first base in 2001 and was member of 2004 Red Sox World Series championship team.
Hit .274 with 170 home runs over 12 seasons with Marlins, Red Sox, Orioles and Blue Jays…Starting first baseman for Red Sox’s 2004 World Series champions.
Five-time All-Star pitched 14 seasons for Angels, Tigers, Cardinals and Rays…Saved 358 games, eighth on the all-time list…Posted eight seasons of 30-or-more saves.
Two-time All-Star pitched 11 seasons for Reds, Orioles and Blue Jays…Saved 117 games, including three seasons with at least 30 saves.
Won 130 games over 14 seasons with Braves, Pirates, Giants and Dodgers…Three-time All-Star who led the National League in ERA in 2003.
Nine-time All-Star infielder/outfielder who slugged 509 career home runs in 22 seasons with Brewers, Padres, Marlins, Dodgers, Braves, Yankees, Tigers and Mets…Five-time Silver Slugger Award winner who drove in 100-or-more runs eight times and topped the 30-homer mark eight times…Won 1992 NL batting title.
Won 213 games and saved 154 more in 21-year career with Braves, Red Sox and Cardinals…1996 NL Cy Young Award winner and member of Braves rotation that won five NL Pennants from 1991-99 and the 1995 World Series…Eight-time All-Star who averaged 48 saves per season from 2002-04 before returning to the Braves rotation…Struck out 3,084 batters, 16th on the all-time list.
Won 107 games in 12 seasons with Angels, Mariners and Tigers…Finished fourth in 2002 AL Cy Young Award vote after going 18-6 with a 3.15 ERA.
Three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner in played 18 seasons in the outfield for Angels, Braves and Dodgers…Won 2003 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award…Led AL in doubles twice and his 522 two-baggers rank No. 43 all-time…Topped the 100-RBI mark four times and finished with 2,529 hits.
Three-time Gold Glove Award winner at catcher an a 1999 All-Star…Played 18 seasons with Padres, Tigers, Astros and Dodgers…Appeared in 1,938 games as a catcher, seventh on the all-time list.
Three-time All-Star Game selection and three-time Gold Glove Award winner at second base…Played 15 seasons for Marlins, Twins and Mets…Led league in stolen bases twice.
Eight-time Gold Glove Award winner in center field and four-time All-Star played 17 seasons for Angels, Cardinals, Padres, Cubs, Brewers and Reds…Reached the 20-homer plateau 11 times en route to 393 career home runs…Posted .284 career batting average with .376 on-base percentage.
Four-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner at third base played 13 seasons for Angels, Diamondbacks, Blue Jays, Cardinals and Braves…Hit 320 career home runs, including an AL-best 47 in 2000…Won 2002 World Series Most Valuable Player Award as member of champion Anaheim Angels.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Selected to 13 All-Star Games, won 10 Gold Glove Awards in center field and seven Silver Slugger Awards in 22-year career with Mariners, Reds and White Sox…Won 1997 AL Most Valuable Player Award and finished in Top 5 of MVP vote four other times…Won 1992 All-Star Game MVP…Led AL in home runs four times and finished with 630 home runs, sixth on all-time list.
Named to one All-Star Game at shortstop and won one Gold Glove Award at second base in 15 seasons for Expos, Dodgers, Cubs, Cardinals, Royals and Indians…Batted .289 with 2,040 hits…Led National League in doubles in 1997 with 54.
Reached the 20-homer plateau five times in 14-year career as outfielder with Pirates, Devil Rays, Diamondbacks, Reds, A’s, Angels, Nationals, Mariners, Royals and Giants…Hit .270 for career with 1,591 hits.
Two-time All-Star pitched 16 seasons for Mariners, Astros, Mets, Rockies, Braves and Diamondbacks…Went 22-4 for Astros in 1999 when he finished second in National League MVP voting…Won five Silver Slugger Awards and the 2003 Gold Glove Award…Finished with 148 victories.
Seven-time All-Star and two-time runner-up in the National League Cy Young voting pitched 18 seasons for Marlins, Padres and Brewers…Finished career with 601 saves, tops on the all-time list at the time of his retirement…Led NL in saves twice and finished with 2.87 earned-run average in 1,035 games.
Three-time All-Star batted .288 in 15 seasons with Pirates, A’s, Cubs, Brewers and Royals…Appeared in 2,025 games as a catcher, fifth on the all-time list ...Led league in assists as a catcher five times…Caught at least 140 games in nine big league seasons, the most seasons among all catchers.
Four-time All-Star and 2007 World Series Most Valuable Player played 13 seasons with Yankees, Marlins and Red Sox…Won 2003 Silver Slugger Award and 2005 Gold Glove Award at third base…Reached 20-home run mark six times and drove in 100-or-more runs three times…Member of World Series winning teams with Marlins in 2003 and Red Sox in 2007.
Pitched four Giants, Braves, Diamondbacks, Orioles, Astros and Dodgers over 12 big league seasons, earning All-Star Game selection in 2003…Led National League with 21 wins in 2003 and reached the 15-win mark four times.
Chan Ho Park
Pitched 17 seasons for Dodgers, Rangers, Padres, Mets, Phillies, Yankees and Pirates, becoming the first South Korean-born player to appear in a big league game…Led National League pitchers with a 6.9 hits-per-innings pitched ratio in 2000 and was named to 2001 NL All-Star team…Finished career with 124 victories.
Five-time All-Star first baseman played 16 years for Royals, A’s, Mariners and Phillies…Hit 20-or-more home runs in six seasons and drove in 100-plus runs twice…Won 2007 Hutch Award.
Seven-time All-Star pitched 16 seasons for Astros, Phillies, Mets, Red Sox and Braves…Saved 422 games – second all-time among left-handers and fifth overall – en route to 47-40 record with 2.31 ERA…Career WHIP of 0.998 would rank No. 2 among all pitchers if he had enough innings to qualify (finished 97 innings short of 1,000-inning threshold).
Career .282 hitter over 13 seasons in the outfield with Devil Rays, Mariners, Giants, Yankees and Cardinals…Hit better than .300 three times and was named to 2002 All-Star Game.
Hit 292 home runs in 13-year career with Phillies, Rays and Giants…Member of World Series winners with 2008 Phillies and 2010 Giants.
Two-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop played 15 seasons for the Expos, Red Sox, Angels, White Sox, A’s, Twins, Reds, Indians and Giants…Hit .272 with 2,055 hits and 216 stolen bases…Started for Red Sox 2004 World Series champions.
Three-time Gold Glove Award winning center fielder played 17 seasons for White Sox, Reds, Mariners, Mets, Padres, Brewers, Red Sox and Marlins…Topped 20-homer mark eight times and finished career with 278 home runs to go with 297 stolen bases…Named to 2001 All-Star Game.
Nine-time All-Star and 2004 American League MVP played 16 seasons for Expos, Angels, Rangers and Orioles…In addition to his 2004 MVP, finished in Top 10 of his league’s MVP voting five other times and won eight Silver Slugger Awards: Seven in the outfield and one as a designated hitter…Drove in 100-or-more runs 10 times, batted .318 for his career and totaled 449 career home runs.
Three-time Gold Glove Award winner at first base and two-time All-Star played 15 seasons for Padres, Marlins, Cubs, Braves, Orioles and Pirates…Won Silver Slugger Award in 2005 when he led the National League with a .335 batting average, 50 doubles, 393 total bases and 199 hits.
Six-time All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger Award winner in right field played for White Sox and Tigers in 15-year career…Won 2007 American League batting title with .363 mark en route to a second-place finish in the MVP voting…Hit .309 for career with 294 home runs and 1,236 RBI.
Part of five World Series-winning teams with Yankees in a 17-year career spent entirely with Bronx Bombers…In 15 of those seasons, participated in the postseason…Named to five All-Star Games and won Silver Slugger Award five times as a catcher…Compiled .273 batting average with 275 home runs…Led AL in assists twice.
Named to 12 All-Star Games in 19 seasons with Indians, Red Sox, Dodgers, White Sox and Rays…Won nine Silver Slugger Awards in left field…Won 2002 AL batting title and was named 2004 World Series Most Valuable Player…Led his league in on-base percentage three times and slugging percentage three times…Member of World Series winning teams in Boston in 2004 and 2007…Finished career with .312 batting average, 555 home runs and 1,831 RBI.
Five-time All-Star played 16 seasons for Marlins, Cardinals, Red Sox, Braves, Tigers, Giants and Reds…Won three Silver Slugger Awards at shortstop and also won two Gold Glove Awards…Drove in winning run in Game 7 of the 1997 World Series, an 11th-inning, walk-off win for the Marlins, and was named the 2010 World Series Most Valuable Player with the Giants…Posted .286 career batting average with 2,327 hits.
Pitched 20 seasons for Orioles, Mariners, A’s, Indians, Phillies, Marlins, Reds, Rangers and Cardinals…Won 87 games in 900 appearances…Named to 2010 All-Star Game…Member of Cardinals 2011 World Series-winning team.
14-time All-Star and 1999 American League MVP played 21 seasons for Rangers, Marlins, Tigers, Yankees, Astros and Nationals…won 13 Gold Glove Awards and seven Silver Slugger Awards as a catcher…Won 2003 NLCS MVP en route to World Series title with Marlins…Appeared in 2,427 games as a catcher, the most in history.
Three-time All-Star played 15 seasons, all with Red Sox…Won one Silver Slugger Award and one Gold Glove Award at catcher…Led all AL catchers in putouts three times…Member of 2004 and 2007 Red Sox World Championship teams.
Won 165 games in 14-year career with Expos, Yankees, Diamondbacks, White Sox, Braves and Marlins…2004 All-Star Game selection who struck out at least 113 batters in every season, finishing career with 2,536 strikeouts.
Won 200 games over 19 seasons with Pirates and Red Sox…Member of Red Sox 2004 and 2007 World Series winning teams, and posted 2-0 record with 3.00 ERA in two complete games for Pirates in 1992 NLCS…Named to 2009 All-Star Game and won 2010 Roberto Clemente Award.
Three-time All-Star and 2005 National League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons for Blue Jays and Cardinals…Finished in Top 5 of Cy Young Award voting two times aside from his 2005 first-place finish…Led NL in ERA in 2009 and in innings pitched in 2011…Posted 10-4 record with 3.00 ERA in 18 postseason starts and was member of Cardinals’ World Series winners in 2006 and 2011.
Two-time All-Star and two-time World Series winner played 18 seasons for Royals, A’s, Red Sox, Yankees, Tigers, Rays and Indians…Scored 100-or-more runs in 10 seasons and finished with 1,668 runs scored…Totaled 2,769 hits en route to .284 career batting average…Compiled 522 doubles and 408 stolen bases, one of only nine players in history to reach that combination.
Four-time All-Star pitched 12 seasons for Mariners, Rockies, Angels, Twins, A’s and Cardinals…Led American League with 48 saves in 2009…Recorded 20-or-more saves six times en route to 204 for career.
Two-time All-Star pitched 17 seasons for Marlins, Giants, Expos, Nationals, Diamondbacks, Twins, Rockies, Mets, Braves and Brewers…Won 1997 NLCS MVP and 1997 World Series MVP en route to leading the Marlins to the championship…Led league in innings pitched three times and complete games twice while winning 178 games in his career.
Two-time World Champion with San Francisco played 13 seasons with Devil Rays, Astros, Orioles, Tigers and Giants…Won 2008 Silver Slugger Award at DH…Drove in 100-plus runs three times and topped the 20-homer mark seven times.
Two-time All-Star played 16 seasons for Mets, A’s, Cardinals, Rays and Angels…Saved 300 games, becoming the 23rd pitcher to reach that plateau…Led NL with 47 saves in 2004 for league-champion Cardinals.
Five-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove Award winner in center field played 17 seasons for Braves, Dodgers, Rangers, White Sox and Yankees…Only Roberto Clemente and Willie Mays won more Gold Glove Awards among outfielders…Led NL with 51 home runs and 128 RBI in 2005…Finished career with 434 home runs and 1,289 RBI…Won 2005 Hank Aaron Award.
Eight-time All-Star and 1999 NL Most Valuable Player anchored Braves’ lineup for each of his 19 big league seasons…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting five other times in addition to his ’99 MVP…Won two Silver Slugger Awards at third base…Drove in 100-or-more runs nine times and scored at least 100 runs eight times…Won 2008 NL batting title and finished with career average of .301…Hit .287 in 21 postseason series over 12 seasons and led Braves to 1995 World Series title.
Three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner in left field played 14 seasons for White Sox, Brewers, Rangers, Astros and Marlins…Reached 100-RBI plateau in six seasons and hit 20-or-more home runs in 10 seasons…Finished with .285 batting average, 358 home runs and 1,363 RBI.
Two-time All-Star pitched 11 seasons for Astros, Phillies and Nationals…Topped the 25-save mark in six seasons and eclipsed 40 saves twice…Finished in Top 10 of NL Cy Young Award voting twice…Counting postseason, was a perfect 48-of-48 in save chances in 2008 while helping Phillies win World Series title…Won 2008 NL Rolaids Relief Man Award in 2008.
Two-time All-Star and 2009 World Series MVP played 10 seasons for Yankees, Angels, A’s and Rays…Drove in 100-plus runs in four seasons and topped the 20-homer mark five times…Debuted in the big leagues at age 29 and finished with 175 home runs and 760 RBI.
Won 169 games over 16 seasons with Braves, Phillies, Indians, Rangers, Orioles, Rockies and Mariners…Led National League with three shutouts in 2003 and led the American League in ERA in 2005 with a mark of 2.86…Posted double-digit totals in victories in eight seasons and was named to 1999 NL All-Star team.
Two-time 20-game winner posted 269 victories over 25 seasons for Cubs, Rangers, Cardinals, Orioles, Red Sox, Mariners, Phillies and Rockies…Named to 2003 American League All-Star team and won the Hutch Award, the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award and the Roberto Clemente Award that year…At 49 years old, became the oldest pitcher to win a big league game on April 17, 2012.
Seven-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove Award winner at third base played 17 seasons for Phillies, Cardinals, Blue Jays and Reds…Won 1997 National League Rookie of the Year Award…Drove in 100-plus runs five times and reached the 20-homer plateau 10 times en route to 1,287 career RBI and 316 career home runs…Starting third baseman for Cardinals 2006 World Series champions.
Five-time All-Star hit 612 home runs over 22 seasons with Indians, Phillies, White Sox, Dodgers, Twins and Orioles…Won 1996 Silver Slugger Award at third base…Led National League in home runs in 2003 with 47 and paced American League in walks three times…Finished career with 1,583 runs scored, 1,699 RBI and 1,747 walks…Won 2002 Roberto Clemente Award and 2004 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award.
Eleven-time Gold Glove Award-winning shortstop (second-most of any SS in history) and three-time All-Star played 24 seasons for Mariners, Indians, Giants, Rangers, White Sox and Blue Jays…Totaled 2,877 hits, 404 stolen bases and 1,445 runs scored…Won 1996 Hutch Award…Led his league in fielding percentage six times and his 2,709 games at shortstop are the most by any player.
Two-time All-Star and 1998 National League Rookie of the Year played 14 seasons for Cubs, Indians and Yankees…Posted 86 wins and 63 saves in 446 career games…Led NL with 266 strikeouts in 2003…On May 6, 1998, struck out 20 Astros in a one-hitter to tie a big league record for most strikeouts in a nine-inning game.
Six-time All-Star played 15 seasons for Astros, Yankees, Cardinals and Rangers…Topped 100-RBI mark six times, including a National League-best 128 in 2002…Reached 30-homer plateau six times…Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting six times…Posted career batting average of .293 along with .406 on-base percentage and .537 slugging average…Hit .423 in 2011 World Series to help Cardinals win title.
Two-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star pitched 16 seasons for Blue Jays and Phillies…Three-time 20-game winner led league in victories twice, complete games seven times, shutouts four times and innings pitched four times…Finished second in Cy Young Award voting twice…Tossed second postseason no-hitter in history when he blanked the Reds on Oct. 6, 2010 in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Five-time All-Star played all 17 of his big league seasons with the Rockies…Won four Silver Slugger Awards and three Gold Glove Awards at first base…Led National League with .372 batting average and 147 RBI in 2000…Led NL in on-base percentage twice and finished career with .316 batting average, .414 on-base percentage and .539 slugging average…Scored 100-or-more runs six times and posted at least 100 RBI in five seasons.
Posted 118 wins over 20 seasons pitching with Rangers, Cardinals, Red Sox, Rockies, Marlins, Astros, Mets, Angels and Blue Jays…Appeared in 766 career games, transitioning from starter to reliever midway through his career.
Two-time 20-game winner and three-time All-Star pitched 13 seasons for Astros, Phillies, Rangers and Rockies...Led NL twice in games started and once in ERA...Posted 163-102 record and went 5-2 in eight postseason series...Finished in Top 5 of NL Cy Young Award voting five times...Won 2005 NLCS Most Valuable Player Award.
Finished in Top 6 of Cy Young Award voting five times en route to 256 wins in 18 seasons with Yankees and Astros…Named to three All-Star teams and never posted a losing record at the big league level…Went 19-11 with a 3.81 ERA in 44 postseason starts, setting a record for postseason victories.
All-time saves leader with 652, 13-time All-Star and five-time Top 5 finisher in Cy Young Award voting pitched 19 seasons for Yankees…In 96 postseason games, posted 8-1 record with 42 saves and a 0.70 ERA…Won 1999 World Series MVP, 2003 ALCS MVP and 2013 All-Star Game MVP…Career WHIP of 1.000 ranks third all-time and first among pitchers whose career started after 1910.
Seven-time All-Star played 14 seasons for Rangers, Phillies and Dodgers…Won 2005 AL batting title with .331 average, one of one of seven seasons where he topped the .300 mark…Finished with 2,375 hits and .300 career batting average…Won 2008 Gold Glove Award at shortstop and 2006 All-Star Game MVP.