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Hall of Fame Balloting

+ 1972
  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame is situated in Cooperstown, New York. Balloting takes place at the end of the calendar year and inductees are announced early the following year. The players are officially inducted in late July.
  • This is a listing of balloting results for 1972. Inductees must reach at least 75% to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and 5% to remain on the ballot for subsequent years. A player may stay on the ballot for 15 years and then he may be eligible to be inducted by the Veterans committee.
  • Future Hall of Famers (from subsequent votes) are highlighted in gold
  • RankPlayerFilterVotesShareVote NumberStatusPosHtWtB-TBornPlace of BirthDiedMLB Years
    1Sandy Koufax34486.871ElectedP6-2210R-L1955-1966
    2Yogi Berra33985.612ElectedC5-8194L-R1946-1965
    3Early Wynn30176.015ElectedP6-0200B-R1939-1963
    4Ralph Kiner23559.3411Remained on ballotOF6-2195R-R1946-1955
    5Gil Hodges16140.665Remained on ballot1B6-1200R-R1943-1963
    6Johnny Mize15739.6511Remained on ballot1B6-2215L-R1936-1953
    7Enos Slaughter14937.638Remained on ballotOF5-9192L-R1938-1959
    8Pee Wee Reese12932.589Remained on ballotSS5-9175R-R1940-1958
    9Marty Marion12030.3011Remained on ballotSS6-2170R-R1940-1953
    10Bob Lemon11729.559Remained on ballotP6-0185L-R1941-1958
    11George Kell11529.049Remained on ballot3B5-9175R-R1943-1957
    12Allie Reynolds10526.5211Remained on ballotP6-0195R-R1942-1954
    13Red Schoendienst10426.265Remained on ballot2B6-0170B-R1945-1963
    14Phil Rizzuto10326.0110Remained on ballotSS5-6160R-R1941-1956
    15Hal Newhouser9223.2310Remained on ballotP6-2192L-L1939-1955
    16Duke Snider8421.214Remained on ballotOF6-0190L-R1947-1964
    17Nellie Fox6416.162Remained on ballot2B5-9150L-R1947-1965
    18Phil Cavarretta6115.4010Remained on ballot1B-OF5-11175L-L1934-1955
    19Alvin Dark5513.898Remained on ballotSS-3B5-11185R-R1946-1960
    20Dom DiMaggio369.099Remained on ballotOF5-9168R-R1940-1953
    21Bobo Newsom317.8311Removed (insuff votes)P6-2220R-R1929-1953
    22Charlie Keller246.0612Removed (insuff votes)OF5-10190L-R1939-1952
    23Johnny Sain215.308Remained on ballotP6-2200R-R1942-1955
    24Mickey Vernon123.038Remained on ballot1B6-2180L-L1939-1960
    25Richie Ashburn112.786Remained on ballotOF5-10170L-R1948-1962
    26Ted Kluszewski102.537Remained on ballot1B6-2225L-L1947-1961
    27Bobby Thomson102.538Remained on ballotOF6-2185R-R1946-1960
    28Harvey Haddix92.272Remained on ballotP5-9170L-L1952-1965
    29Roy McMillan92.271Remained on ballotSS5-11170R-R1951-1966
    30Bobby Shantz92.274Remained on ballotP5-6142R-L1949-1964
    31Bobby Richardson82.021Remained on ballot2B5-9170R-R1955-1966
    32Walker Cooper82.026Remained on ballotC6-3210R-R1940-1957
    33Don Newcombe71.778Remained on ballotP6-4225L-R1949-1960
    34Harry Brecheen51.267Remained on ballotP5-10160L-L1940-1953
    35Dutch Leonard51.267Remained on ballotP6-0175R-R1933-1953
    36Vic Wertz41.014Remained on ballotOF-1B6-0186L-R1947-1963
    37Vic Raschi41.016Remained on ballotP6-1205R-R1946-1955
    38Billy Pierce41.014Remained on ballotP5-10160L-L1945-1964
    39Gil McDougald41.018Remained on ballot2B-3B6-1180R-R1951-1960
    40Carl Erskine41.017Remained on ballotP5-10165R-R1948-1959
    41Vic Power30.762Removed (insuff votes)1B5-11195R-R1954-1965
    42Roy Sievers30.762Removed (insuff votes)1B-OF6-1195R-R1949-1965
    43Carl Furillo20.516Removed (insuff votes)OF6-0190R-R1946-1960
    44Ed Lopat20.516Removed (insuff votes)P5-10185L-L1944-1955
    45Preacher Roe20.517Removed (insuff votes)P6-2170R-L1938-1954
    46Jackie Jensen10.257Removed (insuff votes)OF5-11190R-R1950-1961


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