Baseball Hall of Fame Pitchers & Catchers

The few, the elite, the enshrined members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Listed below in positional order are the pitchers and catchers who are members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

"I'm proud of my stats, but I don't think I ever got on for Joe Morgan. If I stole a base, it was to help us win a game, and I like to think that's what made me special." - Joe Morgan
Hall of Fame Catchers

Catchers in the Hall of Fame

Name Year Method Ballots Votes %

Johnny Bench

1989

BBWAA

447 431 96.42%

Yogi Berra

1972

BBWAA

396 339 85.61%

Roger Bresnahan

1945

Veterans

Roy Campanella

1969

BBWAA

340 270 79.41%

Gary Carter

2003

BBWAA

496 387 78.02%

Mickey Cochrane

1947

BBWAA

161 128 79.50%

Bill Dickey

1954

BBWAA

252 202 80.16%

Buck Ewing

1939

Veterans

Rick Ferrell

1984

Veterans

Carlton Fisk

2000

BBWAA

499 397 79.56%

Gabby Hartnett

1955

BBWAA

251 195 77.69%

Ernie Lombardi

1986

Veterans

Mike Piazza 2016 BBWAA 440 365 83.00%
Ivan Rodriguez 2017 BBWAA 442 336 76.01%

Ray Schalk

1955

Veterans

Name
Year
Method
Ballots
Votes
%

Hall of Fame Catchers

Hall of Fame Pitchers

Pitchers in the Hall of Fame

Name Year Method Ballots Votes %

Grover Alexander ( bio )

1938

BBWAA

262 212 80.92%

Chief Bender

1953

Veterans

Mordecai Brown

1949

Veterans

Jim Bunning

1996

Veterans

Steve Carlton

1994

BBWAA

455 436 95.82%

Jack Chesbro

1946

Veterans

John Clarkson

1963

Veterans

Stan Coveleski

1969

Veterans

Candy Cummings

1939

Veterans

Dizzy Dean

1953

BBWAA

264 209 79.17%

Don Drysdale

1984

BBWAA

403 316 78.41%

Dennis Eckersley

2004

BBWAA

506 421 83.20%

Red Faber

1964

Veterans

Bob Feller

1962

BBWAA

160 150 93.75%

Rollie Fingers

1992

BBWAA

430 349 81.16%

Whitey Ford

1974

BBWAA

365 284 77.81%

Pud Galvin

1965

Veterans

Bob Gibson

1981

BBWAA

401 337 84.04%
Tom Glavine 2014 BBWAA 571 525 91.90%

Lefty Gomez

1972

Veterans

Goose Gossage

2008

BBWAA

543

466

85.81%

Burleigh Grimes

1964

Veterans

Lefty Grove

1947

BBWAA

161 123 76.40%

Jesse Haines

1970

Veterans

Waite Hoyt

1969

Veterans

Carl Hubbell

1947

BBWAA

161 140 86.96%

Catfish Hunter

1987

BBWAA

413 315 76.27%

Fergie Jenkins

1991

BBWAA

443 334 75.40%
Randy Johnson 2015 BBWAA 549 534 97.30%

Walter Johnson

1936

BBWAA

226 189 83.63%

Addie Joss

1978

Veterans

Tim Keefe

1964

Veterans

Sandy Koufax

1972

BBWAA

396 344 86.87%

Bob Lemon

1976

BBWAA

388 305 78.61%

Ted Lyons

1955

BBWAA

251 217 86.45%
Greg Maddux 2014 BBWAA 571 555 97.20%

Juan Marichal

1983

BBWAA

374 313 83.69%

Rube Marquard

1971

Veterans

Pedro Martinez 2015 BBWAA 549 500 91.10%

Christy Mathewson

1936

BBWAA

226 205 90.71%

Joe McGinnity

1946

Veterans

Hal Newhouser

1992

Veterans

Kid Nichols

1949

Veterans

Phil Niekro

1997

BBWAA

473 380 80.34%

Jim Palmer

1990

BBWAA

444 411 92.57%

Herb Pennock

1948

BBWAA

121 94 77.69%

Gaylord Perry

1991

BBWAA

443 342 77.20%

Eddie Plank

1946

Veterans

Old Hoss Radbourn

1939

Veterans

Eppa Rixey

1963

Veterans

Robin Roberts

1976

BBWAA

388 337 86.86%

Red Ruffing

1967

BBWAA

306 266 86.93%

Amos Rusie

1977

Veterans

Nolan Ryan

1999

BBWAA

497 491 98.79%

Tom Seaver

1992

BBWAA

430 425 98.84%

Hilton Smith

2001

Veterans

John Smoltz 2015 BBWAA 549 455 82.90%

Warren Spahn

1973

BBWAA

380 315 82.89%

Bruce Sutter

2006 BBWAA 520 400 76.09%

Don Sutton

1998

BBWAA

473 386 81.61%

Dazzy Vance

1955

BBWAA

251 205 81.67%

Rube Waddell

1946

Veterans

Ed Walsh

1946

Veterans

Mickey Welch

1973

Veterans

Hoyt Wilhelm

1985

BBWAA

395 331 83.80%

Vic Willis

1995

Veterans

Early Wynn

1972

BBWAA

396 301 76.01%

Cy Young

1937

BBWAA

201 153 76.12%
Name Year Method Ballots Votes %

Hall of Fame Pitchers



Did you know that you could use the charts posted above to determine who the first inductees were at each and every position?

Players who received the highest percentage of votes by position are: George Sisler (1B), Rod Carew (2B), George Brett (3B), Cal Ripken, Jr. (SS), Johnny Bench (C), Tom Seaver (P), Carl Yastrzemski (LF), Ty Cobb (CF), and Hank Aaron (RF).

Do you know which of these pitchers & catchers were elected to the National Baseball Fall of Fame the first time they appeared on a ballot ?

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