1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://baseball.about.com/od/halloffamemembers/a/2012-Baseball-Hall-Of-Fame-Voting.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

2012 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Barry Larkin only player elected by writers

By

Updated January 10, 2012

Below is the Baseball Writers Association of America voting for the Baseball Hall of Fame 2012 class. Players needed 430 votes (75 percent) for election and 5 percent to remain on the ballot in 2013 (players eliminated are in italics). The number in parentheses is the number of times a player has been on the ballot. There were no players in their 15th and final year of eligibility.

Voting Breakdown

Player Votes Percent Change from 2011
Barry Larkin (3rd) 495 86.4% +24.3
Jack Morris (13th) 382 66.6% +13.1
Jeff Bagwell (2nd) 321 56.0% +14.3
Lee Smith (10th) 290 50.6% +5.3
Tim Raines (5th) 279 48.7% +11.2
Edgar Martinez (3rd) 209 36.5% +4.4
Alan Trammell (11th) 211 36.8% +12.5
Larry Walker (2nd) 131 22.9% +2.6
Mark McGwire (6th) 112 19.5% +0.3
Fred McGriff (3rd) 137 23.9% +6.0
Don Mattingly (12th) 102 17.8% +4.2
Dale Murphy (14th) 83 14.5% +1.9
Rafael Palmeiro (1st) 72 12.6% +1.6
Bernie Williams (1st) 55 9.6% --
Juan Gonzalez (2nd) 23 4.0% -1.2
Vinny Castilla (1st) 6 1.0% --
Tim Salmon (1st) 5 0.9% --
Bill Mueller (1st) 4 0.7% --
Brad Radke (1st) 2 0.3% --
Javy Lopez (1st) 1 0.2% --
Eric Young (1st) 1 0.2% --
Jeromy Burnitz (1st) 0 0% --
Brian Jordan (1st) 0 0% --
Terry Mulholland (1st) 0 0% --
Phil Nevin (1st) 0 0% --
Ruben Sierra (1st) 0 0% --
Tony Womack (1st) 0 0% --

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.