Thursday, September 1, 2016

1960s Blog Hall of Fame Results (#8)

Orlando Cepeda was the lone inductee this time, joining the 27 others shown below.

Cepeda was the NL Rookie of the Year in 1958, and was an All-Star every season from 1959-64, and again in 1967.  Orlando led the NL in 1961 with 46 home runs and 142 RBI. He topped 30 homers 5 times, and 100 RBI 5 times.

He was the NL MVP in 1967, as the Cardinals were World Series champs that season.  He joined the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999.

Complete results:
11 voters participated this time. Two players received less that the minimum 15% to be retained for the next ballot.

(Click the "hall of fame ballot" label below to see all past results.)