Hall of Fame

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame

David Ortiz, the slugging designated hitter-first baseman known as “Big Papi” and who was a central force on Boston Red Sox teams that won three World Series, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Tuesday in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and verified by Ernst…


No candidates elected to Hall of Fame for 2021

For the ninth time in 77 years of balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, no candidate received the amount of votes necessary to gain election to the game’s shrine. Players are elected to the Hall provided they are named on 75…


Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter received the second-highest plurality in the history of Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in being elected Tuesday along with Larry Walker in the 2020 balloting verified by Ernst & Young. Of the 397 ballots cast by select 10-year members of…







Ken Griffey Jr., nearly unanimous, elected to Hall with Mike Piazza

In the closest pursuit yet towards a unanimous choice in National Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. missed by only three votes of a perfect score in the 2016 balloting by the BBWAA verified by Ernst & Young. Of the 440 ballots submitted by qualified senior…