Hall of Famers By Election Method
The Hall of Fame is comprised of 317 elected members. Included are 220 former major league players, 30 executives, 35 Negro Leaguers, 22 managers and 10 umpires. The BBWAA has elected 124 candidates to the Hall while the veterans committees (in all forms) have chosen 167 deserving candidates (96 major leaguers, 30 executives, 22 managers, 10 umpires and nine Negro Leaguers). The defunct “Committee on Negro Baseball Leagues” selected nine men between 1971-77 and the Special Committee on Negro Leagues in 2006 elected 17 Negro Leaguers. There are currently 71 living members, as of December 2016.
Below is a listing of each of the 317 Hall of Famers, sorted alphabetically by the method in which they earned election.