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Hall of Fame Balloting

+ 1987
  • 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 1987. 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
    1Billy Williams35485.716ElectedOF6-1175L-R1959-1976
    2Catfish Hunter31576.273ElectedP6-0195R-R1965-1979
    3Jim Bunning28969.9811Remained on ballotP6-3195R-R1955-1971
    4Orlando Cepeda17943.348Remained on ballot1B6-2210R-R1958-1974
    5Roger Maris17642.6214Remained on ballotOF6-0204L-R1957-1968
    6Tony Oliva16038.746Remained on ballotOF6-2190L-R1962-1976
    7Harvey Kuenn14434.8711Remained on ballotOF-SS6-2190R-R1952-1966
    8Bill Mazeroski12530.2710Remained on ballot2B5-11183R-R1956-1972
    9Maury Wills11327.3610Remained on ballotSS-3B5-11170B-R1959-1972
    10Ken Boyer9623.248Remained on ballot3B-1B6-2200R-R1955-1969
    11Lew Burdette9623.2415Removed (15 years)P6-2190R-R1950-1967
    12Mickey Lolich8420.343Remained on ballotP6-0210B-L1963-1979
    13Minnie Minoso8219.853Remained on ballotOF5-10175R-R1949-1980
    14Ron Santo7818.894Remained on ballot3B6-0190R-R1960-1974
    15Roy Face7818.8912Remained on ballotP5-8155R-R1953-1969
    16Dick Allen5513.324Remained on ballot1B-3B5-11190R-R1963-1977
    17Curt Flood5012.116Remained on ballotOF5-9165R-R1956-1971
    18Vada Pinson4811.626Remained on ballotOF5-11181L-L1958-1975
    19Joe Torre4711.385Remained on ballotC-1B6-1210R-R1960-1977
    20Elston Howard4410.6514Remained on ballotC-OF6-2200R-R1955-1968
    21Don Larsen307.2614Remained on ballotP6-4227R-R1953-1967
    22Thurman Munson286.787Remained on ballotC5-11191R-R1969-1979
    23Wilbur Wood266.304Remained on ballotP6-0180R-L1961-1978
    24Bobby Bonds245.811Remained on ballotOF6-1190R-R1968-1981
    25Mike Marshall61.451Removed (insuff votes)P5-10180R-R1967-1981
    26Sal Bando30.731Removed (insuff votes)3B6-0195R-R1966-1981
    27Jerry Grote00.001Removed (insuff votes)C5-10190R-R1963-1981
    28Steve Stone00.001Removed (insuff votes)P5-10175R-R1971-1981

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