2010 - present

The Veterans Committee was re-christened as the Eras Committees in 2010, with the Expansion Era, Golden Era and Pre-Integration Era Committees meeting on a rotating three-year basis. Following the election of four BBWAA candidates from 2010-12, the BBWAA did not elect any candidates in 2013 for the first time since 1996. But in 2014, first-time BBWAA candidates Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas joined Expansion Era Committee electees Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre to mark the first time six living inductees had comprised a Hall of Fame class since 1971. An estimated crowd of 48,000 fans attended the Induction Ceremony. Six more BBWAA electees joined the Hall of Fame in 2015 and 2016, and also in 2016 the Eras Committees were expanded into four categories: Early Baseball, Golden Days, Modern Baseball and Today's Game.

2010

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2010 Induction Ceremony

Baseball's most exclusive club welcomed new members on July 25, 2010, with the biggest names the game has ever known right there to see it. Fifty Hall of Famers graced the stage in Cooperstown during the annual Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as Andre Dawson, Doug Harvey and Whitey Herzog were inducted as the Class of 2010 in front of a cheering crowd of an estimated 10,000 fans and a nation of supporters watching from home live on MLB Network. Dawson, Harvey and Herzog each became a bit emotional during their induction speeches at the three-hour ceremony, which also featured the honoring of Jon Miller and Bill Madden as the Ford C. Frick and J.G. Taylor Spink Award winners, respectively.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Hank Aaron, Sparky Anderson, Luis Aparicio, Johnny Bench, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Gary Carter, Orlando Cepeda, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Doug Harvey, Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog,. Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Al Kaline, Harmon Killebrew, Ralph Kiner, Tommy Lasorda, Juan Marichal, Willie Mays, Bill Mazeroski, Paul Molitor, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Frank Robinson, Ryne Sandberg, Tom Seaver, Ozzie Smith, Bruce Sutter, Don Sutton, Earl Weaver, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

Hall of Fame Award Winners

2011

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2011 Induction Ceremony

The National Pastime took on a decidedly international flavor in the heart of America on July 24, 2011 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But for Class of 2011 members Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick – and the estimated 17,500 fans in Cooperstown on Sunday – the language of baseball needed no translator. Fifty Hall of Famers graced the stage in Cooperstown on Sunday during the annual Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick were inducted as the Class of 2011 in front of a cheering crowd and a nation of supporters watching from home live on MLB Network, and around the world through international affiliates.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Roberto Alomar, Luis Aparicio, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Andre Dawson, Bobby Doerr, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Pat Gillick, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Doug Harvey, Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog,. Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Al Kaline, Ralph Kiner, Sandy Koufax, Tommy Lasorda, Juan Marichal, Bill Mazeroski, Paul Molitor, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Ryne Sandberg, Red Schoendienst, Tom Seaver, Ozzie Smith, Don Sutton, Earl Weaver, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

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2012

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2012 Induction Ceremony

An estimated 18,000 fans, along with 44 returning Hall of Famers, attended the July 22 Induction Ceremony in Cooperstown as Barry Larkin and Ron Santo were inducted as the Class of 2012. Award winners Bob Elliott (J.G. Taylor Spink Award for writing), and Tim McCarver (Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence) were honored at the July 20 Awards Presentation at Doubleday Field.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Roberto Alomar, Luis Aparicio, Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, Yogi Berra, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Steve Carlton, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Tony Gwynn, Doug Harvey, Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Barry Larkin, Juan Marichal, Willie Mays, Paul Molitor, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Ryne Sandberg, Red Schoendienst, Ozzie Smith, Bruce Sutter, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

Hall of Fame Award Winners

2013

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2013 Induction Ceremony

Thirty-two Hall of Famers paid tribute to the Class of 2013 on July 28 in Cooperstown. The Class of 2013 featured three pioneers from baseball’s earliest days: Umpire Hank O’Day, who called the first World Series in 1903 and was the ruling arbiter in the 1908 game between the Giants and Cubs where Fred Merkle’s base running mistake cost the Giants a walk-off win; former Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, who purchased the contract of Babe Ruth from the Red Sox and built Yankee Stadium; and Deacon White, a brilliant bare-handed catcher from the 19th century.

The 2013 award winners featured J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner Paul Hagen and the late Tom Cheek, whose wife Shirley accepted the Ford C. Frick Award on his behalf. Also honored during Hall of Fame Weekend were Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered the ligament transplant procedure known as "Tommy John Surgery" (Tommy John was on hand to honor Dr. Jobe) and Thomas Tull, CEO of Legendary Entertainment who produced the Jackie Robinson biopic "42".

Voting Results

Pre-Integration Era Ballot: Jacob Ruppert (15 votes, 93.8%); Hank O’Day (15 votes, 93.8%); Deacon White (14 votes, 87.5%); Bill Dahlen (10 votes, 62.5%); Sam Breadon, Wes Ferrell, Marty Marion, Tony Mullane, Alfred Reach and Bucky Walters each received three votes or less.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Henry Aaron, Roberto Alomar, Johnny Bench, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Ralph Kiner, Sandy Koufax, Barry Larkin, Tommy Lasorda, Juan Marichal, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Ozzie Smith, Don Sutton, Billy Williams

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2014

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2014 Induction Ceremony

An estimated crowd of 48,000 fans jammed Cooperstown to watch the induction of the Class of 2014, which featured six living Hall of Famers – the most living electees in one year since 1971. The Class of 2014 featured Baseball Writers’ Association of America electees Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas along with Expansion Era Committee electees Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre. The crowd marked the third-largest Induction Ceremony attendance to date, behind only the Class of 2007 (82,000 fans) and the Class of 1999 (50,000 fans).

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Henry Aaron, Roberto Alomar, Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Steve Carlton, Orlando Cepeda, Bobby Cox, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Tom Glavine, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog, Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Barry Larkin, Tony La Russa, Tommy Lasorda, Greg Maddux, Juan Marichal, Paul Molitor, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Tony Perez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, Ozzie Smith, Don Sutton, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

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2015

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2015 Induction Ceremony

A crowd estimated at 45,000 fans came to Cooperstown to witness the induction of four new members, elected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America: Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz. The Class of 2015 marked the first time the BBWAA has elected four members to the Hall of Fame since 1955. The crowd of 45,000 was the fourth-largest in Induction history.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Hank Aaron, Roberto Alomar, Johnny Bench, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Lou Brock, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Steve Carlton, Orlando Cepeda, Bobby Cox, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers. Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Tom Glavine, Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog, Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Barry Larkin, Tony La Russa, Tommy Lasorda, Greg Maddux, Juan Marichal, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, Ozzie Smith, Bruce Sutter, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

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2016

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2016 Induction Ceremony

It was estimated that 50,000 fans came to witness the induction of the Class of 2016 -- tied with the Class of 1999 for the second largest crowd in Hall of Fame history. The Ceremony featured the induction of Ken Griffey Jr., who set a new record by receiving 99.32% of the BBWAA vote, and Mike Piazza, a 62-round draft pick who made history by becoming the lowest-round draft choice to earn enshrinement.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Luis Aparicio, Johnny Bench, Craig Biggio, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Steve Carlton, Orlando Cepeda, Bobby Cox, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Pat Gillick, Tom Glavine, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson, Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Randy Johnson, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Tony La Russa, Barry Larkin, Tommy Lasorda, Juan Marichal, Pedro Martínez, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Ryne Sandberg, Mike Schmidt, Ozzie Smith, John Smoltz, Bruce Sutter, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

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2017

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2017 Induction Ceremony

The induction of Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, John Schuerholz and Bud Selig brought the total of living Hall of Fame electees in the last four years to 17. The last time as many as 17 living Hall of Famers were elected in a four-year span was 1972-75. An estimated crowd of 27,500 fans attended the Induction Ceremony.

Hall of Famers in Attendance

Henry Aaron, Roberto Alomar, Johnny Bench, Craig Biggio, Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, George Brett, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Bobby Cox, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Carlton Fisk, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Pat Gillick, Tom Glavine, Goose Gossage, Ken Griffey Jr., Rickey Henderson, Whitey Herzog, Reggie Jackson, Fergie Jenkins, Randy Johnson, Al Kaline, Sandy Koufax, Tony La Russa, Barry Larkin, Greg Maddux, Juan Marichal, Joe Morgan, Eddie Murray, Phil Niekro, Tony Pérez, Gaylord Perry, Mike Piazza, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg, Mike Schmidt, Ozzie Smith, John Smoltz, Bruce Sutter, Don Sutton, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Billy Williams, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount

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