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Hall of Fame Voting Results By Letter: B

We have National Baseball Hall of Fame voting results by year (see table on right) and alphabetically by last name:

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STAN BAHNSEN STAN BAHNSEN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1988 BBWAA 0 321 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1988, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BOB BAILEY BOB BAILEY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1984 BBWAA 1 303 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1984, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BOB BAILOR BOB BAILOR
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1991 BBWAA 0 333 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1991, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


FRANK BAKER FRANK BAKER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 1 170 0.4% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 13 151 6.5% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 32 197 12.2% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 30 206 10.9% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 39 175 16.7% P 5th
1945 BBWAA 26 186 10.5% P 6th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 39 N/A 19.3% P 7th
1946 BBWAA - Final Ballot 36 198 13.7% P 8th
1947 BBWAA 49 121 30.4% P 9th
1948 BBWAA 4 91 3.3% P 10th
1950 BBWAA 4 126 2.4% P 11th
1951 BBWAA 8 170 3.5% P 12th
1955 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1955. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


DUSTY BAKER DUSTY BAKER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1992 BBWAA 4 323 0.9% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1992, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


DAVE BANCROFT DAVE BANCROFT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 3 151 1.5% P 1st
1938 BBWAA 2 197 0.8% P 2nd
1939 BBWAA 1 206 0.4% P 3rd
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 N/A 0.5% P 4th
1948 BBWAA 4 91 3.3% P 5th
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 5 115 3.3% P 6th
1950 BBWAA 9 126 5.4% P 7th
1951 BBWAA 9 170 4.0% P 8th
1952 BBWAA 11 176 4.7% P 9th
1953 BBWAA 10 198 3.8% P 10th
1954 BBWAA 10 189 4.0% P 11th
1955 BBWAA 19 189 7.6% P 12th
1956 BBWAA 15 145 7.8% P 13th
1958 BBWAA 43 200 16.2% P 14th
1960 BBWAA 30 202 11.2% P 15th
1971 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1971. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


SAL BANDO SAL BANDO
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1987 BBWAA 3 310 0.7% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1987, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


ERNIE BANKS ERNIE BANKS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1977 BBWAA 321 288 83.8% P 1st
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1977. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Chicago Cubs.


STEVE BARBER STEVE BARBER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1980 BBWAA 0 289 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1980, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


ROSS BARNES ROSS BARNES
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 3 59 3.8% P 1st


JIM BARR JIM BARR
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1989 BBWAA 0 336 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1989, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JACK BARRY JACK BARRY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1938 BBWAA 3 197 1.1% P 1st
1939 BBWAA 1 206 0.4% P 2nd


DICK BARTELL DICK BARTELL
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1948 BBWAA 1 91 0.8% P 1st
1951 BBWAA 1 170 0.4% P 2nd
1958 BBWAA 1 200 0.4% P 3rd
1960 BBWAA 1 202 0.4% P 4th


BOB BARTON BOB BARTON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1980 BBWAA 0 289 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1980, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JOE BATTIN JOE BATTIN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 1 59 1.3% P 1st


HANK BAUER HANK BAUER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 23 219 7.9% P 1st
1967 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 9 N/A 2.9% P 2nd


DON BAYLOR DON BAYLOR
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1994 BBWAA 12 342 2.6% P 1st
1995 BBWAA 12 345 2.6% P 2nd
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1995, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JIM BEAUCHAMP JIM BEAUCHAMP
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1979 BBWAA 0 324 0.0% P 1st


GINGER BEAUMONT GINGER BEAUMONT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1938 BBWAA 1 197 0.4% P 1st
1942 BBWAA 1 175 0.4% P 2nd
1945 BBWAA 1 186 0.4% P 3rd
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 N/A 0.5% P 4th


GLENN BECKERT GLENN BECKERT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1981 BBWAA 1 301 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1981, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JAKE BECKLEY JAKE BECKLEY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 1 59 1.3% P 1st
1942 BBWAA 1 175 0.4% P 2nd
1971 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1971. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


STEVE BEDROSIAN STEVE BEDROSIAN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2001 BBWAA 1 387 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2001, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


MARK BELANGER MARK BELANGER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1988 BBWAA 16 321 3.7% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1988, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BUDDY BELL BUDDY BELL
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1995 BBWAA 8 345 1.7% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1995, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


GEORGE BELL GEORGE BELL
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1999 BBWAA 6 373 1.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1999, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


ALBERT BELLE ALBERT BELLE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2006 BBWAA 40 390 7.7% P 1st


JOHNNY BENCH JOHNNY BENCH
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1989 BBWAA 431 336 96.4% P 1st
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1989. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Cincinnati Reds.


CHIEF BENDER CHIEF BENDER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 2 170 0.9% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 17 151 8.5% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 33 197 12.6% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 40 206 14.6% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 55 175 23.6% P 5th
1945 BBWAA 40 186 16.2% P 6th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 39 N/A 19.3% P 7th
1946 BBWAA - Final Ballot 35 198 13.3% P 8th
1947 BBWAA 72 121 44.7% P 9th
1948 BBWAA 5 91 4.1% P 10th
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 2 115 1.3% P 11th
1950 BBWAA 6 126 3.6% P 12th
1951 BBWAA 35 170 15.5% P 13th
1952 BBWAA 70 176 29.9% P 14th
1953 BBWAA 104 198 39.4% P 15th
1953 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1953. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


CHARLIE BENNETT CHARLIE BENNETT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 3 59 3.8% P 1st


LARRY BENTON LARRY BENTON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1958 BBWAA 1 200 0.4% P 1st


MOE BERG MOE BERG
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1958 BBWAA 4 200 1.5% P 1st
1960 BBWAA 5 202 1.9% P 2nd


MARTY BERGEN MARTY BERGEN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 2 151 1.0% P 1st
1938 BBWAA 1 197 0.4% P 2nd
1939 BBWAA 1 206 0.4% P 3rd


WALLY BERGER WALLY BERGER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1956 BBWAA 1 145 0.5% P 1st
1958 BBWAA 2 200 0.8% P 2nd


YOGI BERRA YOGI BERRA
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1971 BBWAA 242 270 67.2% P 1st
1972 BBWAA 339 297 85.6% P 2nd
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1972. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Head turned, insignia unseen.


KEN BERRY KEN BERRY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1981 BBWAA 0 301 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1981, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


CHARLIE BERRY CHARLIE BERRY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1955 BBWAA 1 189 0.4% P 1st
1958 BBWAA 3 200 1.1% P 2nd


JIM BIBBY JIM BIBBY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1990 BBWAA 1 333 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1990, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


CARSON BIGBEE CARSON BIGBEE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1948 BBWAA 1 91 0.8% P 1st


JACK BILLINGHAM JACK BILLINGHAM
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1986 BBWAA 1 319 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1986, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


MAX BISHOP MAX BISHOP
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1955 BBWAA 1 189 0.4% P 1st
1956 BBWAA 1 145 0.5% P 2nd
1958 BBWAA 4 200 1.5% P 3rd
1960 BBWAA 5 202 1.9% P 4th


EWELL BLACKWELL EWELL BLACKWELL
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1968 BBWAA 5 213 1.8% P 1st
1969 BBWAA 11 255 3.2% P 2nd
1970 BBWAA 14 225 4.7% P 3rd


RAY BLADES RAY BLADES
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1958 BBWAA 1 200 0.4% P 1st
1960 BBWAA 1 202 0.4% P 2nd


PAUL BLAIR PAUL BLAIR
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1986 BBWAA 8 319 1.9% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1986, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


STEVE BLASS STEVE BLASS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1980 BBWAA 2 289 0.5% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1980, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


LU BLUE LU BLUE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1954 BBWAA 1 189 0.4% P 1st


VIDA BLUE VIDA BLUE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1992 BBWAA 23 323 5.3% P 1st
1993 BBWAA 37 318 8.7% P 2nd
1994 BBWAA 14 342 3.1% P 3rd
1995 BBWAA 26 345 5.7% P 4th
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1994, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


OSSIE BLUEGE OSSIE BLUEGE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1948 BBWAA 2 91 1.7% P 1st
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 115 0.7% P 2nd
1954 BBWAA 1 189 0.4% P 3rd
1956 BBWAA 2 145 1.0% P 4th
1958 BBWAA 2 200 0.8% P 5th
1960 BBWAA 3 202 1.1% P 6th


BERT BLYLEVEN BERT BLYLEVEN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1998 BBWAA 83 355 17.5% P 1st
1999 BBWAA 70 373 14.1% P 2nd
2000 BBWAA 87 375 17.4% P 3rd
2001 BBWAA 121 387 23.5% P 4th
2002 BBWAA 124 354 26.3% P 5th
2003 BBWAA 145 372 29.2% P 6th
2004 BBWAA 179 380 35.4% P 7th
2005 BBWAA 211 387 40.9% P 8th
2006 BBWAA 277 390 53.3% P 9th


JOHN BOCCABELLA JOHN BOCCABELLA
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1980 BBWAA 0 289 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1980, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


MIKE BODDICKER MIKE BODDICKER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1999 BBWAA 0 373 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1999, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


PING BODIE PING BODIE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 2 151 1.0% P 1st
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 115 0.7% P 2nd


WADE BOGGS WADE BOGGS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2005 BBWAA 474 387 91.9% P 1st
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
2005. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Boston Red Sox.


JOE BOLEY JOE BOLEY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1942 BBWAA 1 175 0.4% P 1st


BOBBY BOLIN BOBBY BOLIN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1979 BBWAA 0 324 0.0% P 1st


TOMMY BOND TOMMY BOND
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 1 59 1.3% P 1st


BOBBY BONDS BOBBY BONDS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1987 BBWAA 24 310 5.8% P 1st
1988 BBWAA 27 321 6.3% P 2nd
1989 BBWAA 29 336 6.5% P 3rd
1990 BBWAA 30 333 6.8% P 4th
1991 BBWAA 39 333 8.8% P 5th
1992 BBWAA 40 323 9.3% P 6th
1993 BBWAA 45 318 10.6% P 7th
1994 BBWAA 37 342 8.1% P 8th
1995 BBWAA 35 345 7.6% P 9th
1996 BBWAA 24 353 5.1% P 10th
1997 BBWAA 20 353 4.2% P 11th
2003 Veterans Committee 5 61 6.2% P -
2005 Veterans Committee 4 60 5.0% P -
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1997, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BOB BOONE BOB BOONE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1996 BBWAA 36 353 7.7% P 1st
1997 BBWAA 28 353 5.9% P 2nd
1998 BBWAA 26 355 5.5% P 3rd
1999 BBWAA 27 373 5.4% P 4th
2000 BBWAA 21 375 4.2% P 5th
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2000, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JIM BOTTOMLEY JIM BOTTOMLEY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1948 BBWAA 4 91 3.3% P 1st
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 8 115 5.2% P 2nd
1950 BBWAA 8 126 4.8% P 3rd
1951 BBWAA 6 170 2.7% P 4th
1952 BBWAA 7 176 3.0% P 5th
1953 BBWAA 10 198 3.8% P 6th
1954 BBWAA 16 189 6.3% P 7th
1955 BBWAA 26 189 10.4% P 8th
1956 BBWAA 42 145 21.8% P 9th
1958 BBWAA 57 200 21.4% P 10th
1960 BBWAA 89 202 33.1% P 11th
1962 BBWAA 20 120 12.5% P 12th
1974 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1974. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


LOU BOUDREAU LOU BOUDREAU
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1956 BBWAA 2 145 1.0% P 1st
1958 BBWAA 64 200 24.1% P 2nd
1960 BBWAA 35 202 13.0% P 3rd
1962 BBWAA 12 120 7.5% P 4th
1964 BBWAA - First Ballot 68 151 33.8% P 5th
1964 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 43 N/A 19.1% P 6th
1966 BBWAA 115 227 38.1% P 7th
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 143 219 49.0% P 8th
1967 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 68 N/A 22.2% P 9th
1968 BBWAA 146 213 51.6% P 10th
1969 BBWAA 218 255 64.1% P 11th
1970 BBWAA 232 225 77.3% P 12th
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1970. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Cleveland Indians.


JIM BOUTON JIM BOUTON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1984 BBWAA 3 303 0.7% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1984, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


LARRY BOWA LARRY BOWA
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1991 BBWAA 11 333 2.5% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1991, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


CLETE BOYER CLETE BOYER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1978 BBWAA 1 285 0.3% P 1st
1979 BBWAA 3 324 0.7% P 2nd


KEN BOYER KEN BOYER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1975 BBWAA 9 272 2.5% P 1st
1976 BBWAA 15 291 3.9% P 2nd
1977 BBWAA 14 288 3.7% P 3rd
1978 BBWAA 18 285 4.7% P 4th
1979 BBWAA 20 324 4.6% P 5th
1985 BBWAA 68 297 17.2% P 6th
1986 BBWAA 95 319 22.4% P 7th
1987 BBWAA 96 310 23.2% P 8th
1988 BBWAA 109 321 25.5% P 9th
1989 BBWAA 62 336 13.9% P 10th
1990 BBWAA 78 333 17.6% P 11th
1991 BBWAA 58 333 13.1% P 12th
1992 BBWAA 71 323 16.5% P 13th
1993 BBWAA 69 318 16.3% P 14th
1994 BBWAA 56 342 12.3% P 15th
2003 Veterans Committee 11 61 13.6% P -
2005 Veterans Committee 15 60 18.8% P -


BILL BRADLEY BILL BRADLEY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 1 170 0.4% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 5 151 2.5% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 2 197 0.8% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 1 206 0.4% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 1 175 0.4% P 5th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 N/A 0.5% P 6th


HARRY BRECHEEN HARRY BRECHEEN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1960 BBWAA 7 202 2.6% P 1st
1968 BBWAA 3 213 1.1% P 2nd
1969 BBWAA 2 255 0.6% P 3rd
1970 BBWAA 3 225 1.0% P 4th
1971 BBWAA 7 270 1.9% P 5th
1972 BBWAA 5 297 1.3% P 6th
1973 BBWAA 3 285 0.8% P 7th


TED BREITENSTEIN TED BREITENSTEIN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 1 151 0.5% P 1st


ROGER BRESNAHAN ROGER BRESNAHAN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 47 170 20.8% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 43 151 21.4% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 67 197 25.6% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 67 206 24.5% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 57 175 24.5% P 5th
1945 BBWAA 133 186 53.8% P 6th
1945 Old-Timers Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1945. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No insignia.


GEORGE BRETT GEORGE BRETT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1999 BBWAA 488 373 98.2% P 1st
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1999. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Kansas City Royals.


JIM BREWER JIM BREWER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1982 BBWAA 2 312 0.5% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1982, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


TOMMY BRIDGES TOMMY BRIDGES
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1956 BBWAA 3 145 1.6% P 1st
1958 BBWAA 11 200 4.1% P 2nd
1960 BBWAA 4 202 1.5% P 3rd
1962 BBWAA 1 120 0.6% P 4th
1964 BBWAA - First Ballot 15 151 7.5% P 5th
1964 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 1 N/A 0.4% P 6th
1966 BBWAA 16 227 5.3% P 7th


JOHNNY BRIGGS JOHNNY BRIGGS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1981 BBWAA 0 301 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1981, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


NELSON BRILES NELSON BRILES
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1984 BBWAA 1 303 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1984, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


LOU BROCK LOU BROCK
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1985 BBWAA 315 297 79.7% P 1st
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1985. Logo or team insignia on plaque: St. Louis Cardinals.


HUBIE BROOKS HUBIE BROOKS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2000 BBWAA 0 375 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2000, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


DAN BROUTHERS DAN BROUTHERS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 2 59 2.6% P 1st
1945 Old-Timers Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1945. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No hat.


MORDECAI BROWN MORDECAI BROWN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 6 170 2.7% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 31 151 15.4% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 54 197 20.6% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 54 206 19.7% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 63 175 27.0% P 5th
1945 BBWAA 46 186 18.6% P 6th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 56 N/A 27.7% P 7th
1946 BBWAA - Final Ballot 48 198 18.3% P 8th
1949 Old-Timers Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1949. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Head turned, insignia unseen.


LARRY BROWN LARRY BROWN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1980 BBWAA 0 289 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1980, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


GATES BROWN GATES BROWN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1981 BBWAA 1 301 0.2% P 1st
1982 BBWAA 0 312 0.0% P 2nd
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1982, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


TOM BROWNING TOM BROWNING
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2001 BBWAA 1 387 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2001, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BILL BRUTON BILL BRUTON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1971 BBWAA 1 270 0.3% P 1st


BILL BUCKNER BILL BUCKNER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1996 BBWAA 10 353 2.1% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1996, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


AL BUMBRY AL BUMBRY
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1991 BBWAA 0 333 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1991, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


JIM BUNNING JIM BUNNING
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1977 BBWAA 146 288 38.1% P 1st
1978 BBWAA 181 285 47.8% P 2nd
1979 BBWAA 147 324 34.0% P 3rd
1980 BBWAA 177 289 46.0% P 4th
1981 BBWAA 164 301 40.9% P 5th
1982 BBWAA 138 312 33.3% P 6th
1983 BBWAA 138 281 36.9% P 7th
1984 BBWAA 201 303 49.9% P 8th
1985 BBWAA 214 297 54.2% P 9th
1986 BBWAA 279 319 65.6% P 10th
1987 BBWAA 289 310 70.0% P 11th
1988 BBWAA 317 321 74.2% P 12th
1989 BBWAA 283 336 63.3% P 13th
1990 BBWAA 257 333 57.9% P 14th
1991 BBWAA 282 333 63.7% P 15th
1996 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1996. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Philadelphia Phillies.


LEW BURDETTE LEW BURDETTE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1973 BBWAA 12 285 3.2% P 1st
1974 BBWAA 7 274 1.9% P 2nd
1975 BBWAA 11 272 3.0% P 3rd
1976 BBWAA 21 291 5.4% P 4th
1977 BBWAA 85 288 22.2% P 5th
1978 BBWAA 76 285 20.1% P 6th
1979 BBWAA 53 324 12.3% P 7th
1980 BBWAA 66 289 17.1% P 8th
1981 BBWAA 48 301 12.0% P 9th
1982 BBWAA 43 312 10.4% P 10th
1983 BBWAA 43 281 11.5% P 11th
1984 BBWAA 97 303 24.1% P 12th
1985 BBWAA 82 297 20.8% P 13th
1986 BBWAA 96 319 22.6% P 14th
1987 BBWAA 96 310 23.2% P 15th


SMOKY BURGESS SMOKY BURGESS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1973 BBWAA 1 285 0.3% P 1st
1974 BBWAA 2 274 0.5% P 2nd


JESSE BURKETT JESSE BURKETT
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 1 59 1.3% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 1 151 0.5% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 2 197 0.8% P 3rd
1942 BBWAA 4 175 1.7% P 4th
1945 BBWAA 2 186 0.8% P 5th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 2 N/A 1.0% P 6th
1946 Old-Timers Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1946. Logo or team insignia on plaque: No hat.


RICK BURLESON RICK BURLESON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1993 BBWAA 0 318 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1993, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


GEORGE BURNS GEORGE BURNS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 3 151 1.5% P 1st
1938 BBWAA 3 197 1.1% P 2nd
1939 BBWAA 1 206 0.4% P 3rd
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 1 115 0.7% P 4th
1950 BBWAA 2 126 1.2% P 5th


JEFF BURROUGHS JEFF BURROUGHS
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1991 BBWAA 1 333 0.2% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1991, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


GUY BUSH GUY BUSH
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1956 BBWAA 2 145 1.0% P 1st


JOE BUSH JOE BUSH
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1958 BBWAA 5 200 1.9% P 1st


DONIE BUSH DONIE BUSH
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1937 BBWAA 1 151 0.5% P 1st
1939 BBWAA 2 206 0.7% P 2nd
1942 BBWAA 2 175 0.9% P 3rd
1945 BBWAA 1 186 0.4% P 4th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 2 N/A 1.0% P 5th
1953 BBWAA 1 198 0.4% P 6th


BRETT BUTLER BRETT BUTLER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2003 BBWAA 2 372 0.4% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2003, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


Source: National Baseball Hall of Fame. Special thanks to Keith Hemmelman for compiling the data.

Hall of Fame References

Baseball's Hall of Fame: Cooperstown--Where the Legends Live Forever by Lowell Reidenbaugh
A Legend for the Legendary: The Origin of the Baseball Hall of Fame by James A. Vlasich
The Politics Of Glory, How Baseball Hall Of Fame Really Works by Bill James
Whatever Happened To The Hall Of Fame? by Bill James

Out by a Step: The 100 Best Players Not in the Baseball Hall of Fame
by Mike Shalin
Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia
by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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