Future HOF members...you make the call

By: coachemup!



https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/future-eligibles#2021-eligibles

2021 ELIGIBLES

MARK BUEHRLE

Five-time All-Star who worked at least 200 innings in 14 straight years, setting an American League record...Pitched 16 seasons for White Sox, Marlins and Blue Jays...Won four Gold Glove Awards...Posted record of 214-160 with 3.81 ERA...Pitched White Sox to 2005 World Series title as staff ace.

A.J. BURNETT

He was named to his first All-Star Game in his final season in 2015, capping a career where he twice led his league in strikeouts per nine innings and finished with 2,513 Ks total...Posted 164-157 career record with 3.99 ERA, helping the Yankees win the 2009 World Series title...Pitched 17 seasons for Marlins, Blue Jays, Yankees, Pirates and Phillies.

MICHAEL CUDDYER

Two-time All-Star outfielder played 15 seasons for Twins, Rockies and Mets…2013 NL batting champion and NL Silver Slugger Award winner…Reached 20-home run plateau in four seasons (2006, 2009, 2011, 2013)…Hit .306 in 28 career Postseason games.

DAN HAREN

Three-time All-Star pitched 13 seasons for Cardinals, Athletics, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Nationals, Marlins and Cubs…Led league in games started three times and strikeouts per walk ratio three times en route to 153-131 record with a 3.75 ERA…Finished in Top 7 of Cy Young Award voting twice.

TIM HUDSON

Four-time All-Star pitched 17 seasons with the Athletics, Braves and Giants…Finished in Top 5 of Cy Young Award vote three times, including a second-place finish in 2000 when he won 20 games…Finished with career record of 222-133, good for a winning percentage of .625 – one of only 16 pitchers in history to reach that combination…Member of 2014 World Champion Giants.

TORII HUNTER

Nine-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder and five-time All-Star played 19 seasons for Twins, Angels and Tigers…Totaled 2,452 hits, 353 home runs, 195 stolen bases and a .277 batting average…Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner who topped the 20-home run mark in 11 seasons…Only three center fielders – Willie Mays (12), Ken Griffey Jr. (10) and Andruw Jones (10) – have won more Gold Glove Awards.

ADAM LAROCHE

Slugging first baseman played 12 seasons for Braves, Pirates, Red Sox, Diamondbacks, Nationals and White Sox…Reached 20-homer mark in nine seasons and twice drove in 100 runs (2010, 2012)…Won NL Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award in 2012 when he finished sixth in NL MVP voting.

ARAMIS RAMÍREZ

Three-time All-Star third baseman played 18 seasons for Pirates, Cubs and Brewers...Topped 100-RBI mark in seven seasons and finished career with 386 home runs, seventh all time among players who played at least half their games at third base...Only five third baseman have more career RBI than Ramirez's 1,417...Led NL third baseman in assists twice (2001, 2003) and fielding percentage twice (2006, 2012).

ALEX RÍOS

Two-time All-Star outfielder played 12 seasons for the Blue Jays, White Sox, Rangers and Royals…Totaled 1,778 career hits and posted two seasons with 20 homers and 20 stolen bases (2010, 2012)…Member of Royals 2015 World Series championship team.

NICK SWISHER

2010 AL All-Star played 12 seasons with Athletics, White Sox, Yankees, Indians and Braves…Nine straight seasons with 20-plus home runs (2005-13), topping 80-RBI mark five times (2006, 2009-12)…Member of 2009 Yankees World Series championship team.

DAN UGGLA

Three-time All-Star second baseman played 10 seasons for Marlins, Braves, Giants and Nationals…Reached the 30-homer mark in five seasons (2007-11) and drove in at least 80 runs in six seasons (2006-11)…Won NL Silver Slugger Award in 2010...His five 30-homer seasons are the most of any player who appeared in at least 50 percent of his team's games at second base.

SHANE VICTORINO

Two-time All-Star played 12 seasons for Padres, Phillies, Dodgers, Red Sox and Angels, winning four Gold Glove Awards for his play in the outfield...Led NL in triples two times (2009, 2011) and topped the 30-steal mark four times (2007-08, 2010, 2012)...Starting outfielder on 2008 Phillies and 2013 Red Sox World Championship teams.

BARRY ZITO

Three-time All-Star and 2002 American League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons for Athletics and Giants…Led league in games started four times while compiling 165-143 record and 4.04 ERA…Member of 2010 and 2012 Giants World Series champions…Pitched 7.2 innings of shutout ball in Game 5 of 2012 NLCS to begin Giants’ rally from 3-games-to-1 deficit against Cardinals.

2022 ELIGIBLES

TO THE TOP

CARL CRAWFORD

Four-time All-Star and four-time American League stolen base champion played 15 seasons for the Rays, Red Sox and Dodgers…Batted .300-or-better six times and led his league in triples four times…Won Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award as outfielder in 2010…Named 2009 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player…Totaled 1,931 hits, 480 stolen bases and a .290 batting average.

PRINCE FIELDER

Six-time All-Star first baseman played 12 seasons for Brewers, Tigers and Rangers…Became youngest player to hit 50 homers in one season in 2007 at the age of 23…Finished in Top 4 of NL MVP voting three times (2007, 2009, 2011) and won three Silver Slugger Awards before a back injury forced his retirement at the age of 32…Drove in 100-or-more runs six times…Named 2011 All-Star Game MVP and the 2015 AL Comeback Player of the Year…Appeared in 157-or-more games in nine seasons, including a league-best 162 games four times.

RYAN HOWARD

The 2005 National League Rookie of the Year and 2006 NL MVP played 13 seasons, all with the Phillies…Three-time All-Star first baseman who finished in the top 10 of the NL MVP voting six times, including four times in the top 5…Led league in home runs twice and RBI three times, becoming one of only 12 players in history with at least three 140-RBI seasons…Finished career with 382 home runs, 1,194 RBI and a .515 slugging percentage…Won 2009 NLCS MVP Award and helped Phillies win 2008 World Series title.

TIM LINCECUM

Two-time National League Cy Young Award Winner (2008-09) and four-time All-Star pitched 10 seasons for the Giants and Angels...Led NL in strikeouts three times...Member of three World Series-winning teams with Giants, going 5-2 with 2.40 ERA in 13 Postseason appearances.

JOE NATHAN

Six-time All-Star who pitched 16 seasons for Giants, Twins, Rangers, Tigers and Cubs…Finished in top 5 of his league’s Cy Young Award voting twice…Topped 30-save mark in nine seasons, including four seasons with 40-or-more…Posted ERAs of less than 2.00 in five full seasons…Won 2009 American League Rolaids Relief Award…Totaled 64-34 record with 377 saves and a 2.87 ERA…Retired in eighth place on all-time saves list.

DAVID ORTÍZ

Ten-time All-Star played 20 seasons for Twins and Red Sox, placing in Top 4 of AL MVP voting four times (2004-07) and winning seven Silver Slugger Awards as designated hitter…Led AL in RBI three times (2005-06, 2016) en route to 1,768 for his career…Totaled 541 home runs (17th at the time of his retirement) and 632 doubles (10th at the time of his retirement)…2004 ALCS MVP and 2013 World Series MVP hit .289 in 85 career Postseason games with 17 homers and 61 RBI, helping Red Sox win three World Series titles.

JONATHAN PAPELBON

Six-time All-Star who pitched 12 seasons for Red Sox, Phillies and Nationals…Saved 30-or-more games in 10 seasons, striking out at least 10.0 batters per nine innings in six seasons…Closer for 2007 Red Sox team that won the World Series title…In seven postseason series, posted 2-1 record with seven saves and 1.00 ERA in 18 games, allowing no earned runs in 10 games in the ALCS and World Series combined…Finished career with record of 41-36 with 368 saves and 2.44 ERA…Save total ranked ninth all-time at the time of his retirement.

JAKE PEAVY

Three-time All-Star and 2007 National League Cy Young Award winner pitched 15 seasons for the Padres, White Sox, Red Sox and Giants…Led his league in strikeouts twice, ERA twice and victories once…Took home NL pitching Triple Crown in 2007 by leading league in wins, ERA and strikeouts…Won Gold Glove Award in 2012…Posted 152-126 career record with 3.63 ERA and 2,207 strikeouts…Member of 2013 Red Sox and 2014 Giants World Series title teams.

A.J. PIERZYNSKI

Two-time All-Star played 19 seasons with Twins, Giants, White Sox, Rangers, Red Sox, Cardinals and Braves…One of only nine players in history who spent at least 50 percent of his games as a catcher who totaled at least 2,000 hits…Hit .292 with five homers and 18 RBI in 32 postseason games, helping White Sox to win 2005 World Series title…Finished with .280 career batting average, 188 home runs and 2,043 hits.

ALEX RODRÍGUEZ

Three-time American League MVP (2003, 2005, 2007) and 14-time All-Star played 22 seasons for Mariners, Rangers and Yankees…Ten-time Silver Slugger Award winner at shortstop and third base…Led AL in runs scored five times (1996, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007), home runs five times (2001-03, 2005, 2007), slugging percentage four times (2003, 2005, 2007-08) and RBI twice (2002, 2007)…Totaled 696 home runs (fourth at the time of his retirement) and 2,086 RBI (third at the time of his retirement)…Member of Yankees' 2009 World Series title team.

JIMMY ROLLINS

Four-time Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop played 17 seasons for Phillies, Dodgers and White Sox…Won 2007 National League Most Valuable Player Award while also capturing Silver Slugger Award that season, a year in which he became the third shortstop to join the 30 home run/30 stolen base club…Three-time All-Star who led the NL in triples four times…2014 Roberto Clemente Award winner finished his career with 2,455 hits, 511 doubles and 470 stolen bases…Helped Phillies win 2008 World Series title.

MARK TEIXEIRA

Three-time All-Star first baseman played 14 seasons for Rangers, Braves, Angels and Yankees…Five-time Gold Glove Award winner reached the 30-home run mark nine times en route to 409 for his career…Won three Silver Slugger Awards at first base…Led AL in home runs (39), RBI (122) and total bases (344) in 2009 while helping Yankees win World Series title.

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