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Hall of Fame Voting Results By Letter: V

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

Voting by Year

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ELLIS VALENTINE ELLIS VALENTINE
 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.


FERNANDO VALENZUELA FERNANDO VALENZUELA
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2003 BBWAA 31 372 6.3% P 1st
2004 BBWAA 19 380 3.8% P 2nd
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2004, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


ELMER VALO ELMER VALO
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 2 219 0.7% P 1st


GEORGE VAN HALTREN GEORGE VAN HALTREN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 Veterans Committee 1 59 1.3% P 1st


ANDY VAN SLYKE ANDY VAN SLYKE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2001 BBWAA 0 387 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2001, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


DAZZY VANCE DAZZY VANCE
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1936 BBWAA 1 170 0.4% P 1st
1937 BBWAA 10 151 5.0% P 2nd
1938 BBWAA 10 197 3.8% P 3rd
1939 BBWAA 15 206 5.5% P 4th
1942 BBWAA 37 175 15.9% P 5th
1945 BBWAA 18 186 7.3% P 6th
1946 BBWAA - First Ballot 31 N/A 15.3% P 7th
1947 BBWAA 50 121 31.1% P 8th
1948 BBWAA 23 91 19.0% P 9th
1949 BBWAA - First Ballot 33 115 21.6% P 10th
1949 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 15 N/A 8.0% P 11th
1950 BBWAA 52 126 31.0% P 12th
1951 BBWAA 70 170 31.0% P 13th
1952 BBWAA 105 176 44.9% P 14th
1953 BBWAA 150 198 56.8% P 15th
1954 BBWAA 158 189 62.7% P 16th
1955 BBWAA 205 189 81.7% P 17th
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1955. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Brooklyn Robins.


JOHNNY VANDER MEER JOHNNY VANDER MEER
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1945 BBWAA 1 186 0.4% P 1st
1956 BBWAA 3 145 1.6% P 2nd
1958 BBWAA 35 200 13.2% P 3rd
1960 BBWAA 31 202 11.5% P 4th
1962 BBWAA 5 120 3.1% P 5th
1964 BBWAA - First Ballot 51 151 25.4% P 6th
1964 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 20 N/A 8.9% P 7th
1966 BBWAA 72 227 23.8% P 8th
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 87 219 29.8% P 9th
1967 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 35 N/A 11.4% P 10th
1968 BBWAA 79 213 27.9% P 11th
1969 BBWAA 95 255 27.9% P 12th
1970 BBWAA 88 225 29.3% P 13th
1971 BBWAA 98 270 27.2% P 14th


ARKY VAUGHAN ARKY VAUGHAN
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1953 BBWAA 1 198 0.4% P 1st
1954 BBWAA 2 189 0.8% P 2nd
1955 BBWAA 4 189 1.6% P 3rd
1956 BBWAA 9 145 4.7% P 4th
1958 BBWAA 6 200 2.3% P 5th
1960 BBWAA 10 202 3.7% P 6th
1962 BBWAA 6 120 3.8% P 7th
1964 BBWAA - First Ballot 17 151 8.5% P 8th
1964 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 6 N/A 2.7% P 9th
1966 BBWAA 36 227 11.9% P 10th
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 46 219 15.8% P 11th
1967 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 19 N/A 6.2% P 12th
1968 BBWAA 82 213 29.0% P 13th
1985 Veterans Committee - - - P -
Notes: Inducted into the Hall of Fame in
1985. Logo or team insignia on plaque: Pittsburgh Pirates.


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


BOB VEALE BOB VEALE
 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.


MICKEY VERNON MICKEY VERNON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1966 BBWAA 20 227 6.6% P 1st
1967 BBWAA - First Ballot 14 219 4.8% P 2nd
1967 BBWAA - Run Off Ballot 2 N/A 0.7% P 3rd
1968 BBWAA 22 213 7.8% P 4th
1969 BBWAA 21 255 6.2% P 5th
1970 BBWAA 10 225 3.3% P 6th
1971 BBWAA 12 270 3.3% P 7th
1972 BBWAA 12 297 3.0% P 8th
1973 BBWAA 23 285 6.1% P 9th
1974 BBWAA 27 274 7.4% P 10th
1975 BBWAA 22 272 6.1% P 11th
1976 BBWAA 52 291 13.4% P 12th
1977 BBWAA 52 288 13.6% P 13th
1978 BBWAA 66 285 17.4% P 14th
1979 BBWAA 88 324 20.4% P 15th
1980 BBWAA 96 289 24.9% P 16th


FRANK VIOLA FRANK VIOLA
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
2002 BBWAA 2 354 0.4% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
2002, which made him ineligible for future BBWAA votes.


BILL VIRDON BILL VIRDON
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1974 BBWAA 3 274 0.8% P 1st
1975 BBWAA 1 272 0.3% P 2nd


PETE VUCKOVICH PETE VUCKOVICH
 YEAR   VOTED BY   VOTES   REQUIRED  % CAT.  TIMES 
1992 BBWAA 0 323 0.0% P 1st
Notes: Received less than 5% of the vote in
1992, 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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