1999 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting Results

On January 5, 1999, 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-four votes, were needed for induction into the hall of fame. Five percent, equaling twenty-four votes, was needed for an individual to remain on the ballot until next years election. Below are the results for the 1999 inductees.

"The people booing me are twenty-one, twenty-three, twenty-five, twenty-six year olds. I'm twenty-eight and I make two million a year and I don't have to get up at six in the morning to go to work." - George Bell
1999 Hall of Fame Ballot

Voting Results

Winners Number of Votes %

Nolan Ryan

491

98.8

George Brett

488

98.2

Robin Yount

385

77.5

Non-Winners Number of Votes %

Carlton Fisk

330

66.3

Tony Perez

302

60.8

Gary Carter

168

33.8

Steve Garvey

150

30.2

Jim Rice

146

29.4

Bruce Sutter

121

24.3

Jim Kaat

100

20.1

Dale Murphy

96

19.3

Tommy John

93

18.7

Dave Parker

80

16.1

Bert Blyleven

70

14.1

Dave Concepcion

59

11.9

Luis Tiant

53

10.7

Keith Hernandez

34

6.8

Ron Guidry

31

6.2

Bob Boone

27

6.2

Mickey Lolich

26

5.2

Removed 15 Year Rule %

Minnie Minoso

73

14.7

Mickey Lolich

26

5.2

Removed Low Percentage %

Dwight Evans

18

3.6

George Bell

6

1.2

John Candelaria

1

0.2

Mike Boddicker

0

0.0

Charlie Leibrandt

0

0.0

Frank Tanana

0

0.0

Mike Witt

0

0.0



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Did you know that the three "first appearance" inductees on this ballot were the most enshrined since 1936?

Players removed from the list are not eligible for selection by the Veterans Committee until twenty-three years after their retirement date!

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