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1990 Hall of Fame Results

By Patrick Mondout

Joe Morgan and Jim Palmer were voted into National Baseball Hall of Fame by the writers for 1990.

Voting by Year

Votes by members of the BBWAA were tabulated by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. At least 333 votes were needed to be elected. (Winners in bold.)

Jim Palmer 411 92.6% P 1st
Joe Morgan 363 81.8% P 1st
Gaylord Perry 320 72.1% P 2nd
Fergie Jenkins 296 66.7% P 2nd
Jim Bunning 257 57.9% P 14th
Orlando Cepeda 211 47.5% P 11th
Tony Oliva 142 32.0% P 9th
Bill Mazeroski 131 29.5% P 13th
Harvey Kuenn 107 24.1% P 14th
Ron Santo 96 21.6% P 7th
Maury Wills 95 21.4% P 13th
Jim Kaat 79 17.8% P 2nd
Ken Boyer 78 17.6% P 11th
Dick Allen 58 13.1% P 7th
Joe Torre 55 12.4% P 8th
Minnie Minoso 51 11.5% P 6th
Roy Face 50 11.3% P 15th
Luis Tiant 42 9.5% P 3rd
Vada Pinson 36 8.1% P 9th
Curt Flood 35 7.9% P 9th
Thurman Munson 33 7.4% P 10th
Bobby Bonds 30 6.8% P 4th
Mickey Lolich 27 6.1% P 6th
Sparky Lyle 25 5.6% P 3rd
Tug McGraw 6 1.4% P 1st
Bucky Dent 3 0.7% P 1st
Bob Watson 3 0.7% P 1st
Rick Monday 2 0.5% P 1st
Lou Piniella 2 0.5% P 1st
Mickey Rivers 2 0.5% P 1st
Jim Bibby 1 0.2% P 1st
Greg Luzinski 1 0.2% P 1st
Jerry Remy 1 0.2% P 1st
Mike Torrez 1 0.2% P 1st
Mike Caldwell 0 0.0% P 1st
Roy Howell 0 0.0% P 1st
Jose Morales 0 0.0% P 1st
Amos Otis 0 0.0% P 1st
Tony Scott 0 0.0% P 1st
Ken Singleton 0 0.0% P 1st
Paul Splittorff 0 0.0% P 1st
John Stearns 0 0.0% P 1st
Champ Summers 0 0.0% P 1st
Dick Tidrow 0 0.0% P 1st

Note: Those with less than 5% of the vote were ineligible for future elections by the BBWAA and could only be elected by the Veteran's Committee.
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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Palmer and Morgan

Photo by Michael Ponzini, 2006

Total ballots cast: 444

Ballots necessary for election: 333

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