Top 5 Highest Voting Percentages in Baseball’s Hall of Fame

Every baseball player has at some point wished to be in the Hall of Fame. But for that, they need a 75% vote in the Hall of Fame elections. Here are the top 5 highest voting percentages players have received.

#5 Nolan Ryan, 1999 - 98.79%

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999, the pitcher and striker artist won the election with 491 votes out of a total of 497.

#4 Tom Seaver, 1992 - 98.84%

One of the greatest pitchers that the 20th century can boast of, Tom Seaver was elected to be a part of the Hall of Fame with 425 votes out of 430.

#3 Ken Griffey Jr., 2016 - 99.32%

Breaking Tom Seaver’s record, Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016 with a majority of 99.32% votes.

#2 Derek Jeter, 2020 - 99.74%

With just one vote short of being elected by unanimity, Derek Jeter was elected to be a part of the Hall of Fame on his first try.

#1 Mariano Rivera, 2019 - 100.00%

In 2019, Mariano Rivera became the first player to be inducted unanimously into the Hall of Fame.

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