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04-10-2006, 11:51 PM
Here is the final tally for the 2006 RedsZone Hall of Fame inductees, and a total of 111 players were inducted in the inaugural polls. The breakdown: 74 position players, 32 starting pitchers and five relief pitchers. Individual position break downs will be listed below with the corresponding position.

If people are interested, I can continue the polls next season so we can add on to the 111 players we've already elected. Included in those polls will be the Negro League stars, and they will be listed by position alongside the Major League stars. First-time players appearing on the BBWAA 2007 ballot will also be eligible next season, which includes players such as RF Tony Gwynn, SS Cal Ripken, Jr. and 1B Mark McGwire. Players who received little to no support in the polls this year will be dropped from the ballot next year in order to reduce the overall number of candidates in each poll.

Thanks to all who participated in the voting! :thumbup:

RedsZone Hall of Fame - 2006 Inductees

Catchers (8)

Johnny Bench
Yogi Berra
Roy Campanella
Gary Carter
Mickey Cochrane
Bill Dickey
Carlton Fisk
Ernie Lombardi

First Basemen (9)

Cap Anson
Jimmie Foxx
Lou Gehrig
Hank Greenberg
Harmon Killebrew
Willie McCovey
Johnny Mize
Eddie Murray
Tony Perez

Second Basemen (8)

Rod Carew
Eddie Collins
Charlie Gehringer
Rogers Hornsby
Nap Lajoie
Bid McPhee
Joe Morgan
Jackie Robinson

Third Basemen (9)

Home Run Baker
Wade Boggs
George Brett
Jimmy Collins
Eddie Mathews
Paul Molitor
Brooks Robinson
Mike Schmidt
Pie Traynor

Shortstops (11)

Luke Appling
Ernie Banks
Lou Boudreau
Joe Cronin
Bill Dahlen
George Davis
Pee Wee Reese
Ozzie Smith
Arky Vaughan
Honus Wagner
Robin Yount

Left Fielders (9)

Lou Brock
Ed Delahanty
Ralph Kiner
Joe Medwick
Stan Musial
Willie Stargell
Billy Williams
Ted Williams
Carl Yastrzemski

Center Fielders (8)

Richie Ashburn
Ty Cobb
Joe DiMaggio
Mickey Mantle
Willie Mays
Duke Snider
Tris Speaker
Hack Wilson

Right Fielders (12)

Hank Aaron
Roberto Clemente
Sam Crawford
Reggie Jackson
Al Kaline
Willie Keeler
King Kelly
Mel Ott
Frank Robinson
Babe Ruth
Paul Waner
Dave Winfield

Starting Pitchers (32)

Pete Alexander
Bert Blyleven
Three Finger Brown
Steve Carlton
John Clarkson
Dizzy Dean
Don Drysdale
Bob Feller
Whitey Ford
Pud Galvin
Lefty Grove
Carl Hubbell
Fergie Jenkins
Walter Johnson
Sandy Koufax
Juan Marichal
Christy Mathewson
Kid Nichols
Jim Palmer
Gaylord Perry
Eddie Plank
Old Hoss Radbourn
Eppa Rixey
Robin Roberts
Nolan Ryan
Tom Seaver
Warren Spahn
Al Spalding
Rube Waddell
Ed Walsh
Early Wynn
Cy Young

Relief Pitchers (5)

Dennis Eckersley
Rollie Fingers
Goose Gossage
Lee Smith
Hoyt Wilhelm

04-11-2006, 02:44 PM
Thanks for the work Cyc...please do continue next year!

04-11-2006, 03:17 PM
Good work Cyclone :clap:

Red Leader
04-11-2006, 03:24 PM
Was Pete Rose ineligible? Just curious.

04-11-2006, 03:44 PM
I created a separate poll for Rose, Joe Jackson and Eddie Cicotte a few weeks ago, but none made the cut.


I think what I'll do next year is just place Rose, Jackson and Cicotte among other MLB players at their respective position, and I'll simply place a notation somewhere in the thread that they are currently on MLB's ineligible list.

Any suggestions of change for next year are definitely more than welcome, including any nominations of players people would like to see in the polls.

04-11-2006, 04:55 PM
Thanks for all the work you put into this, Cyclone.

04-11-2006, 08:38 PM
Cyc, I had a lot of fun with this and I thank you for all the work you put into it.

It would be interesting to see a list of guys in the RZ HOF who aren't in the Cooperstown version. I don't have time to do it right now, but if someone wants to work it up, it would be very cool.

04-11-2006, 09:09 PM
Great job Cyclone.:clap: :thumbup:
Looking at the list we elected, I believe RedsZoners did a much better job of voting than the actual HOF did. About the only guy who was selected that I didn't vote for may have been Lee Smith, and I concede that he is at least a borderline HOF candidate. The "real" HOF has a lot of guys whom I believe never should have been inducted. "Our" HOF doesn't have Joe Tinker or Pop Haines or Fred Lindstrom or some of the other really doubtful candidates; if anything, we left out some deserving candidates IMO.