Future Eligibles

Dates for future Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies include:

2022: Sunday, July 24
2023: Sunday, July 23

Provided that they remain retired, the following are partial lists 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 2023 will have played their final game in 2017. Those players eligible for consideration in 2024 will have last played in 2018, etc.

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2023 Eligibles

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Carlos Beltrán

Nine-time All-Star and 1999 American League Rookie of the Year played 20 big league seasons for the Royals, Astros, Mets, Giants, Cardinals, Yankees and Rangers…Three-time Gold Glove Award winner in center field and a two-time Silver Slugger Award winner…Drove in 100-or-more runs in eight seasons and topped the 20-home run mark 12 times…Career stolen base success rate of 86.4 percent is higest of any player in history with at least 300 steals…Had two postseason series in 2004 (NLDS and NLCS) with four home runs and hit .307 with 16 home runs in 65 career postseason games…Member of 2017 Astros World Series title team.

Matt Cain

Three-time All-Star who pitched 13 seasons, all with the Giants...Finished in Top 10 of National League Cy Young Award voting twice...Started 2012 All-Star Game for NL...Member of Giants' World Series championship teams in 2010, 2012 and 2014, posting 4-2 record with a 2.10 ERA in eight Postseason starts...In three starts during 2010 Postseason, was 2-0 with 0.00 ERA in 21.1 innings, allowing 13 hits and one unearned run.

Andre Ethier

Played 12 seasons, all with the Dodgers...Two-time All-Star outfielder and 2011 Gold Glove Award winner...Won a Silver Slugger Award in 2009...Reached the 20-homer mark in four seasons...Appeared in 14 Postseason series over eight years with the Dodgers, and was member of Dodgers 2017 National League championship team.

John Lackey

Pitched 15 seasons for Angels, Red Sox, Cardinals and Cubs, topping 200-inning mark six times...2007 All-Star finished third in American League Cy Young Award voting that season after leading the league with 3.01 ERA en route to 19-9 record...Totaled 188 wins and 2,294 strikeouts...Member of starting rotations of World Series winners with Angels in 2002, Red Sox in 2013 and Cubs in 2016.

Mike Napoli

Reached 20-home run mark in eight seasons during a 12-year career with Angels, Rangers, Red Sox and Indians...2012 All-Star finished career with 267 home runs...Starting first baseman on Red Sox's 2013 World Series title team.

Jhonny Peralta

Three-time All-Star played 15 seasons for Indians, Tigers and Cardinals...Topped 20-home run mark five times, totaling at least 70 RBI in eight seasons...Finished with 202 home runs and 873 RBI...Starting shortstop for 2012 Tigers American League championship team.

Francisco Rodríguez

Six-time All-Star pitched 16 seasons for Angels, Mets, Brewers, Orioles and Tigers...Set single-season saves record with 62 in 2008 and finished with 437 saves, fourth-best all-time...Won five games during 2002 postseason as set-up man to help Angels win World Series...In 948 games, posted 2.86 ERA with 1,142 strikeouts.

Huston Street

The 2005 American League Rookie of the Year pitched 13 seasons for Athletics, Rockies, Padres and Angels...Two-time All-Star reached 30-save mark in five seasons...Finished career with 324 saves, 42 wins and 2.95 ERA over 668 appearances.

Jered Weaver

Three-time All-Star pitched 12 seasons for Angels and Padres, finishing in Top 5 of American League Cy Young Award voting each season from 2010-12...Led AL in victories with 20 in 2012 and 18 in 2014...Finished career with record of 150-98 with 3.63 ERA.

Jayson Werth

Played 15 seasons for the Blue Jays, Dodgers, Phillies and Nationals, earning All-Star Game berth in 2009…Reached 20-homer mark in six seasons and led National League with 46 doubles in 2010…Had two seasons with 20 homers and 20 steals…Hit .444 to power Phillies past Tampa Bay in 2008 World Series.

2024 Eligibles

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José Bautista

Six-time All-Star and two-time American League home run leader played 15 seasons for Orioles, Devil Rays, Royals, Pirates, Blue Jays, Braves Mets and Phillies...Drove totaled 100-or-more RBI in four seasons and scored 100-plus runs in four seasons...Hit 344 home runs and totaled 1,032 walks, leading AL twice in bases on balls...Finished in Top 10 of AL Most Valuable Player voting in four seasons.

Adrián Beltré

Four-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove Award third baseman played 21 seasons for Dodgers, Mariners, Red Sox and Rangers...Totaled 636 doubles, 477 home runs and 1,707 RBI...Among players who appeared in at least 50 percent of their games at third base, is only player in big league history with at least 3,000 hits and 450 home runs...Played 2,759 games at third base, second on the all-time list.

Bartolo Colon

Four-time All-Star and 2005 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 21 seasons for Indians, White Sox, Angels, Red Sox, Yankees, Athletics, Mets, Braves, Twins and Rangers…Two-time 20-game winner who reached 15-win plateau in nine seasons…Led National League in walks per nine innings twice during his age-42 and age-43 seasons…Topped 200-innings pitched mark in eight seasons…Finished career with 247-188 record and 2,535 strikeouts.

Adrián González

Five-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award-winning first baseman played 15 seasons for Rangers, Padres, Red Sox, Dodgers and Mets...Recorded 100-or-more RBI in seven seasons and reached the 20-homer mark nine times, including four seasons with at least 30 home runs...Led league in hits once, RBI once and walks once.

Matt Holliday

Seven-time All-Star played 15 seasons as an outfielder with Rockies, Athletics, Cardinals and Yankees...Reached 20-homer mark in 10 seasons en route to 316 for career...Led National League in hits, doubles, RBI, batting average and total bases in 2007 while leading Rockies to NL pennant and finishing second in NL MVP voting...Member of Cardinals 2011 World Series championship team.

Jim Johnson

Two-time member of the 50-save club pitched 13 seasons for Orioles, Athletics, Tigers, Braves, Dodgers and Angels…Led major leagues in saves 2012 and 2013, earning All-Star Game selection in ’12 and finishing seventh in American League Cy Young Award voting that year…Appeared in 674 career games, posting 38-46 record with 178 saves.

Victor Martinez

Five-time All-Star played 16 seasons as a catcher and designated hitter with Indians, Red Sox and Tigers...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, once at catcher and once at DH...Reached the 100-RBI mark five times and the 20-home run mark seven times, hitting better than .300 in eight full seasons...Finished career with 2,153 hits, 246 home runs and a .295 batting average.

Joe Mauer

Six-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher and three-time Gold Glove Award winner played all 15 of his big league seasons with the Twins...Won American League batting title in 2006, 2008 and 2009, becoming the only catcher to win three batting titles...Named 2009 AL Most Valuable Player and finished in Top 10 of AL MVP voting in three other seasons...Topped the .400 mark in on-base percentage of six of his seasons as a catcher, a total exceeded by only four other catchers, none of whom started their careers after 1930...Spent last five of his 15 years in the big leagues primarily at first base.

Brandon Phillips

Four-time Gold Glove Award-winning second baseman played 17 seasons for Indians, Reds, Braves, Angels and Red Sox...Three-time All-Star posted a 30-homer, 30-steal season in 2007...Reached 20-homer mark in three seasons and 20-steal mark five times...Led NL in fielding percentage three times, assists three times and putouts twice.

José Reyes

Four-time All-Star played 16 seasons for Mets, Marlins, Blue Jays and Rockies...Led National League in triples four times, stolen bases three times and hits once...Won Silver Slugger Award for play at shortstop in 2006...Led NL with .337 batting average in 2011...Career total of 517 stolen bases ranks 33rd in MLB history.

James Shields

Pitched for 13 seasons for Rays, Royals, Padres and White Sox, leading his league in games started three times and topping 200-innings pitched mark 10 times…Led American League with 11 complete games and four shutouts in 2011, the same year he earned an All-Star Game berth…Recorded double-digit win totals in nine seasons.

Chase Utley

Six-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger Award winner at second base played 16 seasons for Phillies and Dodgers...Topped the 100-RBI mark four times and reached the 30-home run mark three times...Teams qualified for postseason in eight of his 16 seasons, including five straight with the Phillies from 2007-11...Helped lead Phillies to 2008 World Series title and hit a record-tying five home runs in 2009 World Series.

David Wright

Seven-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner at third base played each of his 14 big league seasons for the Mets...Drove in 100-or-more runs five times, topped the .300 mark in batting average in seven seasons and hit 20-plus home runs six times...Finished in Top 10 of NL MVP voting four times...Finished career with 242 home runs, 196 stolen bases and .296 batting average.

Brad Ziegler

Pitched 11 seasons for Athletics, Diamondbacks, Red Sox and Marlins...In 739 appearances - all as a reliever - won 37 games and saved 105 more while posting a 2.75 earned-run average...In 2008, set record by pitching 39.1 scoreless innings to start career.

2025 Eligibles

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Melky Cabrera

Played 15 seasons for Yankees, Braves, Royals, Giants, Blue Jays, White Sox, Indians and Pirates, earning All-Star Game MVP honors in 2012...Topped the .300 mark in batting average in three seasons, finishing career with .285 mark to go with 1,962 hits...Led AL left fielders in assists in 2006 and 2016 and AL center fielders in assists in 2007...Member of Yankees 2009 World Championship team and hit .391 with four RBI in that year's ALCS.4

Carlos Gómez

Two-time All-Star outfielder played 13 seasons for Mets, Twins, Brewers, Astros, Rangers and Rays...Topped 30-steal mark in four seasons, finishing with 268 stolen bases...Reached 20-home run mark in 2013 and 2014 with Brewers, becoming 30th player in history to post a 20-homer/40-steal season...Won Gold Glove Award for play in center field in 2013.

Carlos González

Three-time All-Star outfielder and three-time Gold Glove Award winner played 12 seasons for Athletics, Rockies, Indians and Cubs...Led NL in batting average (.336), hits (197) and total bases (351) in 2010 when he finished third in NL MVP voting...Reached the 20-homer mark in six seasons, including hitting a career-best 40 in 2015...Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner.

Curtis Granderson

Three-time All-Star outfielder played 16 seasons with the Tigers, Yankees, Mets, Dodgers, Blue Jays, Brewers and Marlins...Reached the 20-home run mark in 10 seasons, including two campaigns with 40-plus homers...Led AL in runs scored and RBI in 2011 with Yankees, finishing fourth in league Most Valuable Player voting and winning a Silver Slugger Award...Totaled 1,800 hits, 344 home runs and 1,217 runs scored...Named winner of 2015 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award.

David Freese

Most Valuable Player of the 2011 NLCS and World Series with Cardinals whose dramatic two-run, two-out triple in the bottom of the ninth of Game 6 of the Fall Classic pushed the game to extra innings, where he then won the game in the 12th inning with a walk-off home run...Played 11 seasons with Cardinals, Angels, Pirates and Dodgers, earning a 2012 All-Star Game berth...Primarily a third baseman, Freese hit .299 in 14 Postseason series over six seasons with 10 home runs and 36 RBI in 69 games.

Adam Jones

Five-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons for Mariners, Orioles and Diamondbacks...Hit 20-or-more home runs in seven seasons to finish with 282 career homers...Scored 100-or-more runs in two seasons and topped the 80-RBI mark six times...Led American League center fielders in putouts three times, assists three times and double plays twice...Won 2013 AL Silver Slugger Award.

Ian Kinsler

Four-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons for Rangers, Tigers, Angels, Red Sox and Padres...Topped 20-homer mark in five seasons and scored 100-or-more runs six times...Stole 20-or-more bases in five seasons...Totaled eight seasons with at least 70 RBI, second most years of any second baseman with at least one Gold Glove Award...Finished career with 416 doubles, 257 home runs and 243 stolen bases...Member of Red Sox 2018 World Series championship team.

Brian McCann

Seven-time All-Star and six-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 15 seasons for Braves, Yankees and Astros…Reached the 20-home run mark in 10 seasons and finished with 282 homers, eighth-best all-time among players whose primary position was catcher…His 10 seasons with 20-or-more homers are tied with Yogi Berra for the second-most of any catcher, behind Johnny Bench and Mike Piazza with 11 apiece...Retired as one of only 12 catchers in history with at least 1,000 RBI…Appeared in 11 Postseason series in eight seasons, helping Astros win 2017 World Series title…Led league among catchers in putouts twice and fielding percentage twice.

Kendrys Morales

Topped 20-home run mark seven times in 13-season career with Angels, Mariners, Twins, Royals, Blue Jays, Athletics and Yankees...Won Silver Slugger Award as Royals' designated hitter in 2015, helping Kansas City win that year's World Series...Named 2015 Edgar Martinez Award winner as American League's top DH...Finished career with 213 home runs and 740 RBI.

Dustin Pedroia

Four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion who played 14 seasons, all with the Red Sox...2007 American League Rookie of the Year and 2008 AL Most Valuable Player...Won four Gold Glove Awards and 2008 AL Silver Slugger Award at second base...Led AL in runs scored in 2008 and 2009...Finished career with .299 batting average, .365 on-base percentage and 1,805 hits.

Martín Prado

Topped the .300 mark in batting average in four full seasons during 14-year career with Braves, Diamondbacks, Yankees and Marlins...2010 All-Star at second base who reached 30-double mark in five seasons, including two campaigns with 40-plus doubles...Led all NL third basemen in fielding percentage in 2015.

Hanley Ramírez

Three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 15 seasons for Red Sox, Marlins, Dodgers and Indians...Won 2006 National League Rookie of the Year Award...Scored 100-or-more runs three times and posted two 100-RBI seasons...Totaled seven seasons with 20-or-more stolen bases, including two campaigns with at least 50 steals...Won 2009 NL batting title with .342 average...Hit .380 with 14 RBI during 20 games over five different postseason series...Totaled 271 career home runs and 281 stolen bases.

Mark Reynolds

Hit 20-or-more home runs in eight of his 13 big league seasons with the Diamondbacks, Orioles, Indians, Yankees, Brewers, Cardinals, Rockies and Nationals...Hit 30-or-more home runs in four seasons, totaling 298 homers for his career...Totaled 85-or-more RBI in five seasons.

Fernando Rodney

Three-time All-Star played 17 seasons for Tigers, Angels, Rays, Mariners, Cubs, Padres, Marlins, Diamondbacks, Twins, Athletics and Nationals...Posted seven seasons with 20-or-more saves, including an MLB-best 48 in 2014...Finished fifth in AL Cy Young Award voting in 2012 after saving 48 games with 0.60 ERA for Rays, the lowest ERA in any season by a pitcher with at least 70 appearances...Saved 327 games in his career, posting 48-71 record with 3.80 ERA...Member of Nationals 2019 World Series championship team.

CC Sabathia

Six-time All-Star and 2009 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 19 seasons for Indians, Brewers and Yankees…Led AL in victories twice and strikeout-to-walk ratio twice…Became 17th member of 3,000 strikeout club and finished career with 3,093 Ks…In addition to ’09 Cy Young Award, finished in Top 5 of AL Cy Young balloting four times…Game 1 starter in all three playoff rounds for Yankees in 2009 to help New York win World Series title…Named 2009 ALCS Most Valuable Player…Won 251 games and posted .609 career winning percentage, becoming just one of five pitchers with at least 250 wins, a .600 winning percentage and 3,000 strikeouts.

Ichiro Suzuki

Ten-time All-Star and 2001 American League Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player, played 19 seasons with Mariners, Yankees and Marlins…Tied MLB record with 200-plus hits in 10 seasons from 2001-10, setting single-season record with 262 hits in 2004…Led AL in hits seven times, batting average twice and stolen bases once…Ten-time Gold Glove Award winner in right field…Amassed 3,089 big league hits, along with another 1,278 hits in nine seasons playing for Orix in the Japanese Pacific League…Scored 1,420 runs in MLB and added 509 stolen bases to go with .311 career batting average.

Troy Tulowitzki

Five-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop played 13 seasons for Rockies, Blue Jays and Yankees…Led MLB shortstops in home runs in four seasons and RBI in three seasons…Finished career as one of five shortstops with seven-or-more 20-home run seasons…Helped Rockies reach the franchise’s first World Series appearance in 2007.

Ben Zobrist

Three time All-Star and 2016 World Series MVP played 14 seasons for Rays, Athletics, Royals and Cubs...Reached 20-home run mark in three seasons...Drew 90-plus walks in four seasons and finished career with .357 on-base percentage...Member of Royals World Championship team in 2015 and Cubs World Championship team in 2016, when he hit .357 in Fall Classic and drove in go-ahead run with a double in the 10th inning of Game 7.

2026 Eligibles

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Ryan Braun

Six-time All-Star, 2007 National League Rookie of the Year and 2011 NL MVP played 14 seasons, all with Brewers...Five-time Silver Slugger Award winner totaled 352 home runs 1,154 RBI, 216 stolen bases and .296 career batting average...Led NL in slugging twice (2007, 2011), hits once (2009), runs once (2012), total bases once (2012) and homers once (2012).

Gio González

Two-time All-Star won 131 games over 13-year career with Athletics, Nationals, Brewers and White Sox...Led all big league pitchers with 21 victories in 2012 en route to third-place finish in the National League Cy Young Award voting...Finished sixth in 2017 NL Cy Young voting after going 15-9...Reached 10-win mark in nine seasons...Led NL in strikeouts-per-nine-innings with mark of 9.346 in 2012.

Alex Gordon

Three-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glove Award winner played 14 seasons, all for Royals...Scored 90-or-more runs three times and topped the 30-double mark six times, including an MLB-best 51 in 2012...Led AL left fielders in putouts five times and assists three times...Named 2014 Hutch Award winner...Member of Royals 2015 World Championship team.

Nick Markakis

Three-time Gold Glove Award winner and 2018 National League All-Star played 15 seasons with Orioles and Braves...Won 2018 NL Silver Slugger Award for outfielders...Topped 100-RBI mark twice (2007, 2009) and totaled at least 180 hits in seven seasons...Led his league in fielding percentage among right fielders seven times and is the all-time fielding percentage leader among right fielders with a mark of .9938...Totaled 2,388 hits and 514 doubles to go with a career batting average of .288.

Daniel Murphy

Three-time All-Star played 12 seasons with Mets, Nationals, Cubs and Rockies, winning 2015 National League Championship Series MVP for NL champion Mets...Won two Silver Slugger Awards at second base while hitting .296 for his career with 371 doubles and 138 home runs...Led NL in doubles in both 2016 and 2017, finishing second in 2016 NL Most Valuable Player voting...Hit four home runs in four games in 2015 NLCS after hitting three homers in that year's NLDS.

Hunter Pence

Four-time All-Star played 14 seasons for Astros, Phillies, Giants and Rangers...Hit 20-or-more home runs in seven seasons and topped the 90-RBI mark four times...Led all NL right fielders in assists five times and putouts two times...Member of Giants World Championship teams in 2012 and 2014, hitting .444 in the 2014 Fall Classic with seven runs scored and five RBI.

Neil Walker

Won 2014 National League Silver Slugger Award for second basemen during stretch where he helped the Pirates advance to the postseason in three consecutive seasons...Played 12 years with Pirates, Mets, Brewers, Yankees, Marlins and Phillies, totaling 1,224 hits and 149 home runs...Finished fifth in 2010 NL Rookie of the Year Award voting...Finished in Top 5 among NL second baseman in fielding percentage in five seasons and compiled career fielding percentage of .988 at second base.

2027 Eligibles

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Jay Bruce

Three-time All-Star outfielder and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner played 14 seasons for Reds, Mets, Phillies, Indians, Mariners and Yankees...Topped 20-homer mark nine times, including five seasons where he reached the 30-homer mark...Finished 10th in NL MVP voting in both 2012 and 2013 and topped 100-RBI mark twice...Totaled 319 home runs and 1,455 hits.

Wade Davis

Three-time All-Star pitched 13 seasons for Rays, Royals, Cubs and Rockies...After transitioning to bullpen in 2014, appeared in 140 games in 2014-15 for Royals, going 17-3 with 0.97 ERA and 187 strikeouts in 139.1 innings as Kansas City won the 2014 AL pennant and 2015 World Series...Finished eighth in AL Cy Young voting in 2014 and sixth in 2015...Led NL with 43 saves for Rockies in 2018...In 30 Postseason appearances, was 4-0 with 1.80 ERA.

Buster Posey

Seven-time All-Star, 2010 National League Rookie of the Year and 2012 NL MVP played 12 seasons, all for the Giants...Won 2012 NL batting title with .336 average and finished career with .302 average and four Silver Slugger Awards...One of only four players in history to catch at least 1,000 games and finish with better than .300 batting average and .370 on-base percentage...Won Gold Glove Award in 2016...Starting catcher on three Giants World Series championship teams.

Joakim Soria

Two-time All-Star pitched 14 seasons for Royals, Rangers, Tigers, Pirates, White Sox, Brewers, Athletics, Diamondbacks and Blue Jays...Posted 229 saves and 3.11 ERA in 773 games, all but one in relief...Finished 10th in 2010 AL Cy Young Award voting following a season where he saved 43 games in 66 appearances with a 1.78 ERA.

Jordan Zimmermann

Two-time All-Star pitched for 13 seasons for Nationals, Tigers and Brewers...Led National League with 19 wins and two shutouts in 2013, finishing seventh in NL Cy Young Award voting...Finished fifth in 2014 NL Cy Young Award voting after posting 14 wins, a 2.66 ERA and two shutouts...Led NL with 1.307 walks-to-nine-innings-pitched ratio in 2014 and and 33 games started in 2015...Finished career with 95-91 record, 4.07 ERA and 1,271 strikeouts.

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