2000 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting Results

On January 11, 2000, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) conducted their yearly ballot for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame .

Seventy-five percent, equaling three-hundred seventy-five votes, were needed for induction into the hall of fame. Five percent, equaling twenty-five votes, were needed for an individual to remain on the ballot until next years election. Below are the results for 2000 inductees.

"How can anyone as slow as you (Tony Perez) pull a muscle?" - Pete Rose

2000 Hall of Fame Ballot

Voting Results

Winners Number of Votes %

Carlton Fisk

397

79.56

Tony Perez

385

77.15

Non-Winners Number of Votes %

Jim Rice

257

51.50

Gary Carter

248

49.70

Bruce Sutter

192

38.48

Rich Gossage

166

33.27

Steve Garvey

160

32.06

Tommy John

135

27.05

Jim Kaat

125

25.05

Dale Murphy

116

23.25

Jack Morris

111

22.24

Dave Parker

104

20.84

Bert Blyleven

87

17.43

Luis Tiant

86

17.23

Dave Concepcion

67

13.43

Keith Hernandez

52

10.42

Ron Guidry

44

8.82

Removed Low Percentage %

Jeff Reardon

24

4.81

Bob Boone

21

4.21

Willie Wilson

10

2.00

Rick Sutcliffe

9

1.80

Kent Hrbek

5

1.00

Charlie Hough

4

0.80

Dave Henderson

2

0.40

Steve Sax

2

0.40

Bill Gullickson

1

0.20

Bruce Hurst

1

0.20

Lonnie Smith

1

0.20

Bob Welch

1

0.20

Hubie Brooks

0

0.00



Baseball Almanac believes that the enshrinement of Tony Perez was long awaited and long overdue - congratulations Tony!

Do you agree with the selections? Disagree? How would you have cast your votes? Share your opinions on our baseball message boards !

Did you know that the Veterans Committee announced the results of their general election on February 29, 2000?

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