Future Eligibles

Hall of Fame Weekend 2020 will be held July 24-27, with the Induction Ceremony on Sunday, July 26.

Dates for future Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies include:

2021: Sunday, July 25
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 2021 will have played their final game in 2015. Those players eligible for consideration in 2022 will have last played in 2016, etc.

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2021 Eligibles

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Mark Buehrle

Five-time All-Star who worked at least 200 innings in 14 straight years, setting an American League record...Pitched 16 seasons for White Sox, Marlins and Blue Jays...Won four Gold Glove Awards...Posted record of 214-160 with 3.81 ERA...Pitched White Sox to 2005 World Series title as staff ace.

A.J. Burnett

He was named to his first All-Star Game in his final season in 2015, capping a career where he twice led his league in strikeouts per nine innings and finished with 2,513 Ks total...Posted 164-157 career record with 3.99 ERA, helping the Yankees win the 2009 World Series title...Pitched 17 seasons for Marlins, Blue Jays, Yankees, Pirates and Phillies.

Michael Cuddyer

Two-time All-Star outfielder played 15 seasons for Twins, Rockies and Mets…2013 NL batting champion and NL Silver Slugger Award winner…Reached 20-home run plateau in four seasons (2006, 2009, 2011, 2013)…Hit .306 in 28 career Postseason games.

Dan Haren

Three-time All-Star pitched 13 seasons for Cardinals, Athletics, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Nationals, Marlins and Cubs…Led league in games started three times and strikeouts per walk ratio three times en route to 153-131 record with a 3.75 ERA…Finished in Top 7 of Cy Young Award voting twice.

Tim Hudson

Four-time All-Star pitched 17 seasons with the Athletics, Braves and Giants…Finished in Top 5 of Cy Young Award vote three times, including a second-place finish in 2000 when he won 20 games…Finished with career record of 222-133, good for a winning percentage of .625 – one of only 16 pitchers in history to reach that combination…Member of 2014 World Champion Giants.

Torii Hunter

Nine-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder and five-time All-Star played 19 seasons for Twins, Angels and Tigers…Totaled 2,452 hits, 353 home runs, 195 stolen bases and a .277 batting average…Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner who topped the 20-home run mark in 11 seasons…Only three center fielders – Willie Mays (12), Ken Griffey Jr. (10) and Andruw Jones (10) – have won more Gold Glove Awards.

Adam LaRoche

Slugging first baseman played 12 seasons for Braves, Pirates, Red Sox, Diamondbacks, Nationals and White Sox…Reached 20-homer mark in nine seasons and twice drove in 100 runs (2010, 2012)…Won NL Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award in 2012 when he finished sixth in NL MVP voting.

Aramis Ramírez

Three-time All-Star third baseman played 18 seasons for Pirates, Cubs and Brewers...Topped 100-RBI mark in seven seasons and finished career with 386 home runs, seventh all time among players who played at least half their games at third base...Only five third baseman have more career RBI than Ramirez's 1,417...Led NL third baseman in assists twice (2001, 2003) and fielding percentage twice (2006, 2012).

Alex Ríos

Two-time All-Star outfielder played 12 seasons for the Blue Jays, White Sox, Rangers and Royals…Totaled 1,778 career hits and posted two seasons with 20 homers and 20 stolen bases (2010, 2012)…Member of Royals 2015 World Series championship team.

Nick Swisher

2010 AL All-Star played 12 seasons with Athletics, White Sox, Yankees, Indians and Braves…Nine straight seasons with 20-plus home runs (2005-13), topping 80-RBI mark five times (2006, 2009-12)…Member of 2009 Yankees World Series championship team.

Dan Uggla

Three-time All-Star second baseman played 10 seasons for Marlins, Braves, Giants and Nationals…Reached the 30-homer mark in five seasons (2007-11) and drove in at least 80 runs in six seasons (2006-11)…Won NL Silver Slugger Award in 2010.

Shane Victorino

Two-time All-Star played 12 seasons for Padres, Phillies, Dodgers, Red Sox and Angels, winning four Gold Glove Awards for his play in the outfield...Led NL in triples two times (2009, 2011) and topped the 30-steal mark four times (2007-08, 2010, 2012)...Starting outfielder on 2008 Phillies and 2013 Red Sox World Championship teams.

Barry Zito

Three-time All-Star and 2002 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons for Athletics and Giants…Led league in games started four times while compiling 165-143 record and 4.04 ERA…Member of 2010 and 2012 Giants World Series champions…Pitched 7.2 innings of shutout ball in Game 5 of 2012 NLCS to begin Giants’ rally from 3-games-to-1 deficit against Cardinals.

2022 Eligibles

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Carl Crawford

Four-time All-Star and four-time American League stolen base champion played 15 seasons for the Rays, Red Sox and Dodgers…Batted .300-or-better six times and led his league in triples four times…Won Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award as outfielder in 2010…Named 2009 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player…Totaled 1,931 hits, 480 stolen bases and a .290 batting average.

Prince Fielder

Six-time All-Star first baseman played 12 seasons for Brewers, Tigers and Rangers…Became youngest player to hit 50 homers in one season in 2007 at the age of 23…Finished in Top 4 of NL MVP voting three times (2007, 2009, 2011) and won three Silver Slugger Awards before a back injury forced his retirement at the age of 32…Drove in 100-or-more runs six times…Named 2011 All-Star Game MVP and the 2015 AL Comeback Player of the Year…Appeared in 157-or-more games in nine seasons, including a league-best 162 games four times.

Ryan Howard

The 2005 National League Rookie of the Year and 2006 NL MVP played 13 seasons, all with the Phillies…Three-time All-Star first baseman who finished in the top 10 of the NL MVP voting six times, including four times in the top 5…Led league in home runs twice and RBI three times, becoming one of only 12 players in history with at least three 140-RBI seasons…Finished career with 382 home runs, 1,194 RBI and a .515 slugging percentage…Won 2009 NLCS MVP Award and helped Phillies win 2008 World Series title.

Tim Lincecum

Two-time National League Cy Young Award Winner (2008-09) and four-time All-Star pitched 10 seasons for the Giants and Angels...Led NL in strikeouts three times...Member of three World Series-winning teams with GIants, going 5-2 with 2.40 ERA in 13 Postseason appearances.

Joe Nathan

Six-time All-Star who pitched 16 seasons for Giants, Twins, Rangers, Tigers and Cubs…Finished in top 5 of his league’s Cy Young Award voting twice…Topped 30-save mark in nine seasons, including four seasons with 40-or-more…Posted ERAs of less than 2.00 in five full seasons…Won 2009 American League Rolaids Relief Award…Totaled 64-34 record with 377 saves and a 2.87 ERA…Retired in eighth place on all-time saves list.

David Ortíz

Ten-time All-Star played 20 seasons for Twins and Red Sox, placing in Top 4 of AL MVP voting four times (2004-07) and winning seven Silver Slugger Awards as designated hitter…Led AL in RBI three times (2005-06, 2016) en route to 1,768 for his career…Totaled 541 home runs (17th at the time of his retirement) and 632 doubles (10th at the time of his retirement)…2004 ALCS MVP and 2013 World Series MVP hit .289 in 85 career Postseason games with 17 homers and 61 RBI, helping Red Sox win three World Series titles.

Jonathan Papelbon

Six-time All-Star who pitched 12 seasons for Red Sox, Phillies and Nationals…Saved 30-or-more games in 10 seasons, striking out at least 10.0 batters per nine innings in six seasons…Closer for 2007 Red Sox team that won the World Series title…In seven postseason series, posted 2-1 record with seven saves and 1.00 ERA in 18 games, allowing no earned runs in 10 games in the ALCS and World Series combined…Finished career with record of 41-36 with 368 saves and 2.44 ERA…Save total ranked ninth all-time at the time of his retirement.

Jake Peavy

Three-time All-Star and 2007 National League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons for the Padres, White Sox, Red Sox and Giants…Led his league in strikeouts twice, ERA twice and victories once…Took home NL pitching Triple Crown in 2007 by leading league in wins, ERA and strikeouts…Won Gold Glove Award in 2012…Posted 152-126 career record with 3.63 ERA and 2,207 strikeouts…Member of 2013 Red Sox and 2014 Giants World Series title teams.

A.J. Pierzynski

Two-time All-Star played 19 seasons with Twins, Giants, White Sox, Rangers, Red Sox, Cardinals and Braves…One of only nine players in history who spent at least 50 percent of his games as a catcher who totaled at least 2,000 hits…Hit .292 with five homers and 18 RBI in 32 postseason games, helping White Sox to win 2005 World Series title…Finished with .280 career batting average, 188 home runs and 2,043 hits.

Alex Rodríguez

Three-time American League MVP (2003, 2005, 2007) and 14-time All-Star played 22 seasons for Mariners, Rangers and Yankees…Ten-time Silver Slugger Award winner at shortstop and third base…Led AL in runs scored five times (1996, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007), home runs five times (2001-03, 2005, 2007), slugging percentage four times (2003, 2005, 2007-08) and RBI twice (2002, 2007)…Totaled 696 home runs (fourth at the time of his retirement) and 2,086 RBI (third at the time of his retirement)…Member of Yankees' 2009 World Series title team.

Jimmy Rollins

Four-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop played 17 seasons for Phillies, Dodgers and White Sox…Won 2007 National League Most Valuable Player Award while also capturing Silver Slugger Award that season, a year in which he became the third shortstop to join the 30 home run/30 stolen base club…Three-time All-Star who led the NL in triples four times…2014 Roberto Clemente Award winner finished his career with 2,455 hits, 511 doubles and 470 stolen bases…Helped Phillies win 2008 World Series title.

Mark Teixeira

Three-time All-Star first baseman played 14 seasons for Rangers, Braves, Angels and Yankees…Five-time Gold Glove Award winner reached the 30-home run mark nine times en route to 409 for his career…Won three Silver Slugger Awards at first base…Led AL in home runs (39), RBI (122) and total bases (344) in 2009 while helping Yankees win World Series title.

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.

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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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.

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.

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 straight 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.

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