David Ortiz, Alex Rodriguez Among First-Timers On HOF Ballot

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David Ortiz, Alex Rodriguez Among First-Timers On HOF Ballot 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:42 pm

There are 13 first-time candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot of the Baseball Writers\' Association of America.

David Ortiz, Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Howard and Tim Lincecum headline the new candidates. There are also 17 holdovers.

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens make their 10th and final appearance on the BBWAA ballot along with Curt Schilling, who fell 16 votes shy of the necessary 75% in last year\'s balloting. Schilling appeared on 71.1% of ballots, Bonds 61.8% and Clemens 61.6%.

Justin Morneau, Jimmy Rollins and Jake Peavy also are new to the ballot along with Carl Crawford, Prince Fielder, Joe Nathan, Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Pierzynski and Mark Teixeira.

Via Associated Press

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