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1962 Hall of Fame Results

By Patrick Mondout

Jackie Robinson and Bob Feller were voted into National Baseball Hall of Fame by the writers for 1962.

Voting by Year

Votes by members of the BBWAA were tabulated by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. At least 120 votes were needed to be elected.

VOTING RESULTS...
NAME VOTES % CAT. TIMES
Bob Feller 150 93.8% P 1st
Jackie Robinson 124 77.5% P 1st
Sam Rice 81 50.6% P 13th
Red Ruffing 72 45.0% P 13th
Eppa Rixey 49 30.6% P 16th
Luke Appling 48 30.0% P 6th
Phil Rizzuto 44 27.5% P 2nd
Burleigh Grimes 43 26.9% P 14th
Hack Wilson 39 24.4% P 16th
Joe Medwick 34 21.3% P 5th
Kiki Cuyler 31 19.4% P 12th
Red Faber 30 18.8% P 16th
Jim Bottomley 20 12.5% P 12th
Lefty Gomez 20 12.5% P 15th
Waite Hoyt 18 11.3% P 15th
Chuck Klein 18 11.3% P 11th
Marty Marion 16 10.0% P 3rd
Heinie Manush 15 9.4% P 6th
Allie Reynolds 15 9.4% P 3rd
Goose Goslin 14 8.8% P 9th
Johnny Mize 14 8.8% P 2nd
Lefty O'Doul 13 8.1% P 10th
Lou Boudreau 12 7.5% P 4th
Al Lopez 11 6.9% M 7th
Bobby Doerr 10 6.3% P 5th
Tony Lazzeri 8 5.0% P 15th
Chick Hafey 7 4.4% P 12th
Mel Harder 7 4.4% P 8th
Freddie Lindstrom 7 4.4% P 5th
Earle Combs 6 3.8% P 14th
Jimmie Dykes 6 3.8% P 11th
Pepper Martin 6 3.8% P 13th
Arky Vaughan 6 3.8% P 7th
Earl Whitehill 6 3.8% P 4th
Ralph Kiner 5 3.1% P 2nd
Ernie Lombardi 5 3.1% P 6th
Johnny Vander Meer 5 3.1% P 5th
Bucky Walters 5 3.1% P 7th
Lloyd Waner 5 3.1% P 8th
Joe Gordon 4 2.5% P 6th
Billy Herman 4 2.5% P 4th
Hal Newhouser 4 2.5% P 1st
Jimmie Wilson 4 2.5% P 12th
Earl Averill 3 1.9% P 7th
Jesse Haines 3 1.9% P 12th
Tommy Henrich 3 1.9% P 6th
Bobo Newsom 3 1.9% P 2nd
Phil Cavarretta 2 1.3% P 1st
Spud Chandler 2 1.3% P 4th
Dom DiMaggio 2 1.3% P 2nd
Charlie Grimm 2 1.3% P 12th
Fielder Jones 2 1.3% P 5th
Firpo Marberry 2 1.3% P 5th
Lon Warneke 2 1.3% P 4th
Tommy Bridges 1 0.6% P 4th
George Case 1 0.6% P 3rd
Billy Cox 1 0.6% P 1st
Doc Cramer 1 0.6% P 4th
Leo Durocher 1 0.6% M 7th
Bob Elliott 1 0.6% P 2nd
Wes Ferrell 1 0.6% P 6th
Freddie Fitzsimmons 1 0.6% P 7th
Fred Hutchinson 1 0.6% P 1st
Travis Jackson 1 0.6% P 12th
Charlie Keller 1 0.6% P 5th
George Kelly 1 0.6% P 7th
Frank McCormick 1 0.6% P 2nd
Terry Moore 1 0.6% P 5th
Vic Raschi 1 0.6% P 1st
Preacher Roe 1 0.6% P 2nd
Red Rolfe 1 0.6% P 8th
Johnny Sain 1 0.6% P 1st
Hal Schumacher 1 0.6% P 6th
Luke Sewell 1 0.6% P 4th
Rip Sewell 1 0.6% P 2nd
Riggs Stephenson 1 0.6% P 4th
Dixie Walker 1 0.6% P 1st
Glenn Wright 1 0.6% P 12th
Rudy York 1 0.6% P 1st

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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Total ballots cast: 160

Ballots necessary for election: 120


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