January 04, 2005

Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

January 4, 2005

BRISTOL, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Wade Boggs and Ryne Sandberg were

elected Tuesday to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. The
following are the results of the balloting with 387 of the 516
votes (75 percent) required for election:

Name Ballots received Percentage
---- ---------------- ----------
Wade Boggs 474 91.9
Ryne Sandberg 393 76.2
Bruce Sutter 344 66.7
Jim Rice 307 59.5
Goose Gossage 285 55.2
Andre Dawson 270 52.3
Bert Blyleven 211 40.9
Lee Smith 200 38.8
Jack Morris 172 33.3
Tommy John 123 23.8
Steve Garvey 106 20.5
Alan Trammell 87 16.9
Dave Parker 65 12.6
Don Mattingly 59 11.4
Dave Concepcion 55 10.7
Dale Murphy 54 10.5
Willie McGee 26 5.0
Jim Abbott 13 2.5
Darryl Strawberry 6 1.2
Jack McDowell 4 0.8
Chili Davis 3 0.6
Tom Candiotti 2 0.4
Jeff Montgomery 2 0.4
Tony Phillips 1 0.2
Terry Steinbach 1 0.2
Mark Langston 0 0.0
Otis Nixon 0 0.0

I will always remember Dave Parker running over Steve Yeager.
Don't expect to see Rice, Gossage, Garvey or Tommy John elected to the Hall.

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