Interesting Facts About The Hall of Fame Vote & Who Should Have Been 100% Guys

AP - Reuters

AP – Reuters

With Ken Griffey Jr. collecting 437 of 440 votes last night and now holding the highest record for % of votes (99.3%), it stirred up a conversation on Facebook about others either snuck in or ranked much higher than expected.

Let’s start with facts…

  • Before Griffey Jr., Tom Seaver had held the top spot for % of votes received at 98.8%
  • The top 5 % vote getters of all-time are Griffey Jr., Seaver, Nolan Ryan (98.8%), Cal Ripken (98.5%), and Ty Cobb (98.2%)
  • Hank Aaron, ranks 8th all-time with 97.8%
  • The most votes ever received came in 2014 as 555 were casted for Greg Maddux (97.2%)

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