Reds Hall of Fame ballot
Posted by JohnFay at 7/29/2009 11:36 AM EDT on Cincinnati.com
From the Reds:
10 Candidates Announced for 2010 Reds Hall of Fame Induction
Fans will choose the next Reds Hall of Famer on ballot sponsored by Cincyfavorites.com
CINCINNATI (July 29, 2009) – The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum has announced the ten former Reds players who will appear on the Modern Player Ballot for induction into the Reds Hall of Fame in 2010.
Modern Player Candidates are: Bret Boone, Jeff Brantley, Norm Charlton, John Franco, Danny Graves, Kevin Mitchell, Hal Morris, Paul O’Neill, Chris Sabo, and Scott Sullivan.
To be eligible and considered for the ballot, the players must:
- Have played in at least three seasons with the Reds
- Have played within the last 13 years
- Be in at least their third year of retirement
Fans may cast their ballots from August 1 through September 2 at ballot boxes located at:
- Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
- Great American Ball Park
- Participating Skyline locations
- Online at reds.com/HOF
The player receiving the most fan votes will be honored with induction as part of the Reds Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010. Fans can vote for up to three players.
Eligible players, managers and executives from more than 13 years ago will be considered for the Veterans Ballot and selected by the Veterans Committee.
Together, the Modern Player Ballot and Veterans Ballot results will comprise the 2010 Induction Class and will be announced later this year.
“The fans have been an integral part of Hall of Fame elections dating back to the first class in 1958,” said Hall of Fame executive director Rick Walls. “We are pleased to have the fans continue to play a significant role in determining ‘their’ next Hall of Famer.”
One lucky voter will receive two tickets to the 2010 Induction event, a “Super Cincinnati!” package from Cincyfavorites.com and a baseball signed by the 2010 class.
About the Reds Hall of Fame:
Established in 1958, The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame is the oldest continually operating team Hall of Fame in all of baseball. Since its inception, 75 players, managers and executives have been honored with induction to the Reds Hall of Fame. The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum features 15,000 square feet of historical, interactive and educational exhibits, highlighting the rich and storied tradition of the Cincinnati Reds