Who Gets Your Vote?

On Wednesday,  January 6th,  the Baseball Writers Association of America will announce the 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.  Those selected will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 25 in Cooperstown, NY.  Here are the 26 baseball legends on the list of potential inductees.  

Roberto Alomar - 17 seasons / 12 time All Star / .300 career batting average / 10 time Gold Glove Winner

Kevin Appier - 16 seasons / 1 All Star appearance / 169 career wins / 1994 career strike outs

Harold Baines - 22 seasons / 6 All Star appearances / 384 career home runs

Bert Blyleven - 22 seasons / 2 All Star appearances / 287 career wins / 3701 careek strike outs

Ellis Burks - 18 seasons / 2 All Star appearances / 352 career home runs / 1990 Gold Glove winner

Andre Dawson - 21 seasons / 8 All Star appearances / 8 time Gold Glove Winner / 438 career home runs

Andres Galarraga - 19 seasons / 5 All Star appearances / 2 time Gold Glove Winner / 399 career home runs

Pat Hentgen - 14 seasons / 3 All Star appearances / 1996 Cy Young Winner

Mike Jackson - 17 seasons / career hits per 9 innings - 7.4 / career strike outs per 9 innings - 7.6

Eric Karros - 14 seasons / 1992 Rookie of the Year / 284 career home runs

Ray Lankford - 14 seasons / 1 All Star appearance / 238 career home runs

Barry Larkin - 19 seasons / 12 All Star appearances / 3 time Gold Glove Winner / 379 career stolen bases

Edgar Martinez - 18 seasons / 7 All Star appearances / .312 career batting average / 309 career home runs

Don Mattingly - 14 seasons / 6 All Star appearances / 9 tiem Gold Glove Winner / 1985 AL MVP

Fred McGriff - 19 seasons / 5 All Star appearances / 493 career home runs

Mark McGwire - 16 seasons / 12 All Star appearances / 583 career home runs

Jack Morris - 18 seasons / 5 All Star appearances / 2478 career strike outs / 254 career wins

Dale Murphy - 18 seasons / 7 All Star appearances / 398 career home runs

Dave Parker - 19 seasons / 7 All Star appearances / 339 career home runs / 1978 NL MVP

Tim Raines - 23 seasons / 7 All Star appearances / 808 career stolen bases

Shane Reynolds - 13 seasons / 1 All Star appearance / strike outs per 9 innings - 7.04

David Segui - 15 seasons / .291 career batting average

Lee Smith - 18 seasons / 7 All Star appearances / 3.02 career ERA / 478 career saves

Alan Trammell - 20 seasons / 6 All Star appearances / 4 time Gold Glove Winner

Robin Ventura - 16 seasons / 2 All Star appearances / 6 time Gold Glove Winner

Todd Zeile -16 seasons / .265 career batting average

So, imagine you are one of the esteemed baseball writers whose job it is to make the selection.  Whose box do you check off?

 

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1/4/2010 2:17:11 PM

If I had a ballot, Baines and Blyleven would have my vote.

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