1990 - 1999

Joe Morgan and Jim Palmer were elected in 1990, starting a decade that would see the Induction Ceremony move to the Clark Sports Center and the induction of Tom Seaver, who set a record by being named on 98.84 percent of ballots cast, in 1992. Seven years later, George Brett, Robin Yount and Nolan Ryan would become the first trio of first-year candidates to be elected by the BBWAA since the inaugural election of 1936. The Class of 1999 drew an estimated 50,000 fans to the Induction Ceremony. The Class of 1995, featuring Philadelphia legends Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn along with Leon Day, William Hulbert and Vic Willis, attracted a then-record crowd of 40,000 fans to Cooperstown.

1990

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1990 Induction Ceremony

In their first appearances on the ballot, Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jim Palmer and Cincinnati Reds second baseman Joe Morgan were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame and inducted on Aug. 5, 1990.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Al Barlick, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Charlie Gehringer, Billy Herman, Monte Irvin, George Kell, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Buck Leonard, Willie McCovey, Johnny Mize, Joe Morgan, Stan Musial, Jim Palmer, Pee Wee Reese, Robin Roberts, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Willie Stargell, Billy Williams, Ted Williams

1991

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1991 Induction Ceremony

First-ballot nominee Rod Carew joined Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Tony Lazzeri and Bill Veeck as the Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed five new members on July 21, 1991. More than 5,000 fans and 31 Hall of Famers viewed the ceremony in Cooperstown.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Ernie Banks, Al Barlick, Yogi Berra, Rod Carew, Ray Dandridge, Joe DiMaggio, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rick Ferrell, Whitey Ford, Charlie Gehringer, Billy Herman, Catfish Hunter, Monte Irvin, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Al Lopez, Juan Marichal, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Johnny Mize, Joe Morgan, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Billy Williams, Ted Williams, Early Wynn

1992

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1992 Induction Ceremony

Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers headlined the 1992 Hall of Fame class, in a year that saw the Aug. 2 ceremony move to a field adjacent to the Clark Sports Gymnasium -- where it is still held today. An estimated 20,000 people and 37 Hall of Famers saw Seaver, Fingers and Veterans Committee selections Hal Newhouser and Bill McGowan honored.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Al Barlick, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Ray Dandridge, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rick Ferrell, Rollie Fingers, Charlie Gehringer, Bob Gibson, Billy Herman, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, George Kell, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Buck Leonard, Al Lopez, Juan Marichal, Johnny Mize, Joe Morgan, Stan Musial, Hal Newhouser, Jim Palmer, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Billy Williams, Ted Williams, Early Wynn

1993

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1993 Induction Ceremony

Chants of “Reg-gie! Reg-gie!” greeted Reggie Jackson as the only inductee at the 1993 Hall of Fame induction on Aug. 1. Nearly 10,000 fans and 38 living Hall of Famers watched as Mr. October became the 216th member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Al Barlick, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rick Ferrell, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, Catfish Hunter, Monte Irvin, Reggie Jackson, Ferguson Jenkins, George Kell, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Buck Leonard, Al Lopez, Juan Marichal, Willie McCovey, Stan Musial, Hal Newhouser, Jim Palmer, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Duke Snider, Warren Spahn, Willie Stargell, Hoyt Wilhelm, Billy Williams, Early Wynn

1994

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1994 Induction Ceremony

Some 15,000 fans gathered on July 31, 1994 to watch as the Hall of Fame greeted BBWAA elective Steve Carlton and Veteran’s Committee selections Leo Durocher and Phil Rizzuto. New York Mets broadcaster Bob Murphy was given the Ford C. Frick award for broadcast excellence.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Al Barlick, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Steve Carlton, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rick Ferrell, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, George Kell, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Al Lopez, Juan Marichal, Joe Morgan, Stan Musial, Hal Newhouser, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Phil Rizzuto, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Willie Stargell, Hoyt Wilhelm, Billy Williams, Carl Yastrzemski

1995

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1995 Induction Ceremony

About 40,000 fans welcomed BBWAA elective Mike Schmidt and Veteran's Committee selections Leon Day, Richie Ashburn, Vic Willis and William Hulbert to the Hall of Fame on July 30, 1995.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Richie Ashburn, Al Barlick, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Steve Carlton, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, Monte Irvin, Reggie Jackson, George Kell, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Bob Lemon, Juan Marichal, Eddie Mathews, Joe Morgan, Stan Musial, Hal Newhouser, Jim Palmer, Pee Wee Reese, Phil Rizzuto, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Mike Schmidt, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Early Wynn

1996

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1996 Induction Ceremony

For the first time since 1971 the BBWAA did not elect anyone, but a crowd of approximately 10,000 turned out to out see four Veterans Committee selections inducted on August 4, 1996. Jim Bunning, Bill Foster, Ned Hanlon and Earl Weaver made up the 58th induction class in Hall of Fame history.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Richie Ashburn, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Steve Carlton, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, George Kell, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Al Lopez, Eddie Mathews, Stan Musial, Hal Newhouser, Jim Palmer, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Phil Rizzuto, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Duke Snider, Warren Spahn, Earl Weaver, Hoyt Wilhelm, Ted Williams

1997

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1997 Induction Ceremony

Phil Niekro was elected by the BBWAA and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame along with Veterans Committee selections Nellie Fox, Tommy Lasorda and Willie Wells on August 3, 1997. Thirty-one of the living Hall of Famers returned.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Steve Carlton, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, George Kell, Ralph Kiner, Sandy Koufax, Tom Lasorda, Bob Lemon, Al Lopez, Eddie Mathews, Joe Morgan, Stan Musial, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Phil Rizzuto, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Duke Snider, Willie Stargell, Earl Weaver, Billy Williams, Ted Williams

1998

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1998 Induction Ceremony

Don Sutton was the lone inductee by the BBWAA and the Veterans Committee elected Larry Doby, the American League's first African-American player, Lee MacPhail, “Bullet” Joe Rogan and George Davis in front of 33 of living Hall of Famers on July 26, 1998.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Yogi Berra, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Steve Carlton, Larry Doby, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Bob Gibson, Ferguson Jenkins, George Kell, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Sandy Koufax, Tom Lasorda, Bob Lemon, Al Lopez, Lee MacPhail, Juan Marichal, Eddie Mathews, Stan Musial, Phil Niekro, Gaylord Perry, Pee Wee Reese, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Don Sutton, Earl Weaver, Hoyt Wilhelm, Billy Williams

1999

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1999 Induction Ceremony

The Hall of Fame inducted an unprecedented three first-time eligible candidates in George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount. Forty-one living Hall of Famers returned for the enshrinement of three first ballot selections and four selections by the Veterans Committee: Orlando Cepeda, Nestor Chylak, Frank Selee and Joe Williams.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Hank Aaron, Yogi Berra, George Brett, Lou Brock, Steve Carlton, Orlando Cepeda, Larry Doby, Bobby Doerr, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, George Kell, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Tom Lasorda, Lee MacPhail, Juan Marichal, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Gaylord Perry, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Mike Schmidt, Tom Seaver, Enos Slaughter, Warren Spahn, Willie Stargell, Don Sutton, Billy Williams, Ted Williams, Robin Yount

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