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Posted by DavidGreen
Jan 25, 2020

Introduction

This week the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the two new members that will be enshrined in the 2020 class of players that were voted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Those two players that received the necessary 75% of the votes from the Baseball Writers' Association of America were Derek Jeter who played his entire illustrious career with the New York Yankees and Larry Walker who split his time in Major League Baseball between the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies, and St. Louis Cardinals.

Jeter who was a first ballot candidate received 396 of the possible 397 total votes was only one vote short of becoming the second unanimous selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The only person to ever achieve that height of baseball immortality was his teammate with the New York Yankees, Mariano Rivera, who received 100% of votes last year. Jeter’s 99.7 voting percentage does rank him second in front of Ken Griffey Jr. who received 99.3% when he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Larry Walker on the other hand was on his 10th and final ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame voting procedure. He received 304 total votes which was only 6 votes above the 75% threshold needed to become an inductee into the baseball HOF. Which was a significant increase from last years 54.6%.

Other Players Named on the Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

  • Curt Shilling – 278 votes (70%)
  • Roger Clemens – 242 votes (61%)
  • Barry Bonds – 241 votes (60.7%)
  • Omar Vizquel – 209 votes (52.6%)
  • Scott Rolen – 140 votes (35.3%)
  • Billy Wagner – 126 votes (31.7%)
  • Garry Sheffield – 121 votes (30.5%)
  • Todd Helton – 116 votes (29.2%)
  • Manny Ramirez – 112 votes (28.2%)
  • Jeff Kent – 109 votes (27.5%)
  • Andruw Jones – 77 votes (19.4%)
  • Sammy Sosa – 55 votes (13.9%)
  • Andy Pettitte – 45 votes (11.3%)
  • Bobby Abreu – 22 votes (5.5%)
  • Paul Konerko – 10 votes (2.5%)
  • Jason Giambi – 6 votes (1.5%)
  • Alfonso Soriano – 6 votes (1.5%)
  • Eric Chavez – 2 votes (0.5%)
  • Cliff Lee – 2 votes (0.5%)
  • Adam Dunn – 1 vote (0.3%)
  • Brad Penny – 1 vote (0.3%)
  • Raul Ibanez – 1 vote (0.3%)
  • JJ Putz – 1 vote (0.3%)

A portion of the above listed Major League Baseball players were linked to performance enhancing drugs and / or steroids which were quite prevalent during this era of professional baseball. Some of these ball players include Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Manny Ramirez, Sammy Sosa, Andy Pettitte, and Jason Giambi. Many of these guys were amazing athletes and worthy of the Baseball Hall of Fame even without the advantage they gained over the competition by using PED’s or steroids.

Unfortunately, the Baseball Writers' Association of America and many baseball purists take that issue extremely seriously and will not vote in cheaters no matter how great they were even prior to using drugs. This issue can be compared to all time greats like Pete Rose not getting in due to betting on baseball and Shoeless Joe Jackson for throwing the 1919 World Series (Black Sox Scandal).

Derek Jeter’s MLB Career Achievements and Awards

Jeter played for the New York Yankees franchise from 1995 to 2014. He finished his career with a batting average of .310, 3465 hits, 260 home runs, and 1311 runs batted in. He was a 14 time MLB All Star (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014). Jeter was a 5 time World Series Champion (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2009), and he was also the World Series MVP in 2000.

Derek Jeter won the AL Rookie of the Year in 1996. He was a 5 time Gold Glove Award winner (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010), a 5 time Silver Slugger Award winner (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012), and a 2 time AL Hank Aaron Award winner (2006, 2009). Jeter won the Roberto Clemente Award in 2009 as well. This superstar short stop was named the captain of the New York Yankees from 2003 to 2014 when he retired. His #2 was retired by the Yankees, he is a Yankees Monument Park honoree, and finally Derek Jeter will forever be remembered as a Hall of Fame baseball player.

Jeter's Career Statistics

Standard Batting Stats
Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1995 21 NYY AL 15 51 48 5 12 4 1 0 7 0 0 3 11 0.25 0.294 0.375 0.669 74 18 0 0 0 0 0 6  
1996 22 NYY AL 157 654 582 104 183 25 6 10 78 14 7 48 102 0.314 0.37 0.43 0.8 101 250 13 9 6 9 1 *6 RoY-1
1997 23 NYY AL 159 748 654 116 190 31 7 10 70 23 12 74 125 0.291 0.37 0.405 0.775 103 265 14 10 8 2 0 *6 MVP-24
1998 24 NYY AL 149 694 626 127 203 25 8 19 84 30 6 57 119 0.324 0.384 0.481 0.864 127 301 13 5 3 3 1 *6 AS,MVP-3
1999 25 NYY AL 158 739 627 134 219 37 9 24 102 19 8 91 116 0.349 0.438 0.552 0.989 153 346 12 12 3 6 5 *6 AS,MVP-6
2000 26 NYY AL 148 679 593 119 201 31 4 15 73 22 4 68 99 0.339 0.416 0.481 0.896 128 285 14 12 3 3 4 *6 AS,MVP-10
2001 27 NYY AL 150 686 614 110 191 35 3 21 74 27 3 56 99 0.311 0.377 0.48 0.858 124 295 13 10 5 1 3 *6 AS,MVP-10
2002 28 NYY AL 157 730 644 124 191 26 0 18 75 32 3 73 114 0.297 0.373 0.421 0.794 111 271 14 7 3 3 2 *6/D AS
2003 29 NYY AL 119 542 482 87 156 25 3 10 52 11 5 43 88 0.324 0.393 0.45 0.844 125 217 10 13 3 1 2 *6 MVP-21
2004 30 NYY AL 154 721 643 111 188 44 1 23 78 23 4 46 99 0.292 0.352 0.471 0.823 114 303 19 14 16 2 1 *6 AS,MVP-13,GG
2005 31 NYY AL 159 752 654 122 202 25 5 19 70 14 5 77 117 0.309 0.389 0.45 0.839 125 294 15 11 7 3 3 *6/D MVP-10,GG
2006 32 NYY AL 154 715 623 118 214 39 3 14 97 34 5 69 102 0.343 0.417 0.483 0.9 132 301 13 12 7 4 4 *6/D AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2007 33 NYY AL 156 714 639 102 206 39 4 12 73 15 8 56 100 0.322 0.388 0.452 0.84 121 289 21 14 3 2 3 *6 AS,MVP-11,SS
2008 34 NYY AL 150 668 596 88 179 25 3 11 69 11 5 52 85 0.3 0.363 0.408 0.771 102 243 24 9 7 4 0 *6/D AS,SS
2009 35 NYY AL 153 716 634 107 212 27 1 18 66 30 5 72 90 0.334 0.406 0.465 0.871 125 295 18 5 4 1 4 *6/D AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
2010 36 NYY AL 157 739 663 111 179 30 3 10 67 18 5 63 106 0.27 0.34 0.37 0.71 90 245 22 9 1 3 4 *6/D AS,GG
2011 37 NYY AL 131 607 546 84 162 24 4 6 61 16 6 46 81 0.297 0.355 0.388 0.743 100 212 10 6 4 5 0 *6D AS
2012 38 NYY AL 159 740 683 99 216 32 0 15 58 9 4 45 90 0.316 0.362 0.429 0.791 114 293 24 5 6 1 1 *6D AS,MVP-7,SS
2013 39 NYY AL 17 73 63 8 12 1 0 1 7 0 0 8 10 0.19 0.288 0.254 0.542 52 16 3 1 0 1 1 6/D  
2014 40 NYY AL 145 634 581 47 149 19 1 4 50 10 2 35 87 0.256 0.304 0.313 0.617 76 182 15 6 8 4 0 *6D AS
20 Yrs       2747 12602 11195 1923 3465 544 66 260 1311 358 97 1082 1840 0.31 0.377 0.44 0.817 115 4921 287 170 97 58 39    
162 Game Avg.       162 743 660 113 204 32 4 15 77 21 6 64 109 0.31 0.377 0.44 0.817 115 290 17 10 6 3 2    
        G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards

Postseason Batting Stats

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB WPA
1996 22 NYY AL ALDS TEX W 4 17 17 2 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0.412 0.412 0.471 0.882 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.07
1996 22 NYY AL ALCS BAL W 5 24 24 5 10 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 5 0.417 0.417 0.625 1.042 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.27
1996 22 NYY AL WS ATL W 6 26 20 5 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 6 0.25 0.4 0.25 0.65 5 1 1 1 0 0 -0.12
1997 23 NYY AL ALDS CLE L 5 24 21 6 7 1 0 2 2 1 0 3 5 0.333 0.417 0.667 1.083 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.37
1998 24 NYY AL ALDS TEX W 3 12 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.111 0.273 0.111 0.384 1 0 0 1 0 0 -0.11
1998 24 NYY AL ALCS CLE W 6 29 25 3 5 1 1 0 2 3 0 2 5 0.2 0.259 0.32 0.579 8 1 0 2 0 0 -0.05
1998 24 NYY AL WS SDP W 4 20 17 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0.353 0.45 0.353 0.803 6 1 0 0 0 0 -0.12
1999 25 NYY AL ALDS TEX W 3 13 11 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.455 0.538 0.727 1.266 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
1999 25 NYY AL ALCS BOS W 5 22 20 3 7 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 3 0.35 0.409 0.55 0.959 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.16
1999 25 NYY AL WS ATL W 4 18 17 4 6 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 3 0.353 0.389 0.412 0.801 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.24
2000 26 NYY AL ALDS OAK W 5 22 19 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 3 0.211 0.318 0.211 0.529 4 0 1 0 0 0 -0.08
2000 26 NYY AL ALCS SEA W 6 28 22 6 7 0 0 2 5 1 0 6 7 0.318 0.464 0.591 1.055 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.31
2000 MVP 26 NYY AL WS NYM W 5 25 22 6 9 2 1 2 2 0 0 3 8 0.409 0.48 0.864 1.344 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.24
2001 27 NYY AL ALDS OAK W 5 21 18 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0.444 0.476 0.5 0.976 9 0 1 0 1 0 -0.02
2001 27 NYY AL ALCS SEA W 5 21 17 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0.118 0.2 0.118 0.318 2 0 0 1 1 0 -0.29
2001 27 NYY AL WS ARI L 7 28 27 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 0.148 0.179 0.259 0.438 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.07
2002 28 NYY AL ALDS ANA L 4 19 16 6 8 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 3 0.5 0.526 0.875 1.401 14 0 0 0 1 0 0.18
2003 29 NYY AL ALDS MIN W 4 18 14 2 6 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 2 0.429 0.556 0.643 1.198 9 0 0 0 0 1 0.17
2003 29 NYY AL ALCS BOS W 7 32 30 3 7 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 4 0.233 0.281 0.4 0.681 12 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
2003 29 NYY AL WS FLA L 6 28 26 5 9 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 0.346 0.393 0.462 0.854 12 2 1 0 0 0 0
2004 30 NYY AL ALDS MIN W 4 21 19 3 6 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 4 0.316 0.35 0.526 0.876 10 1 0 1 0 0 -0.12
2004 30 NYY AL ALCS BOS L 7 38 30 5 6 1 0 0 5 1 0 6 2 0.2 0.333 0.233 0.567 7 0 0 2 0 0 -0.11
2005 31 NYY AL ALDS LAA L 5 23 21 4 7 0 0 2 5 1 0 1 5 0.333 0.348 0.619 0.967 13 0 0 0 1 0 0.06
2006 32 NYY AL ALDS DET L 4 17 16 4 8 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0.5 0.529 0.938 1.467 15 1 0 0 0 0 0.01
2007 33 NYY AL ALDS CLE L 4 17 17 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0.176 0.176 0.176 0.353 3 3 0 0 0 0 -0.39
                                                             
2009 35 NYY AL ALDS MIN W 3 13 10 4 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 0.4 0.538 0.9 1.438 9 0 0 0 0 1 0.21
2009 35 NYY AL ALCS LAA W 6 33 27 5 7 0 0 2 3 0 1 6 5 0.259 0.394 0.481 0.875 13 1 0 0 0 1 -0.2
2009 35 NYY AL WS PHI W 6 28 27 5 11 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0.407 0.429 0.519 0.947 14 1 0 0 0 0 -0.05
2010 36 NYY AL ALDS MIN W 3 14 14 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0.286 0.286 0.286 0.571 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
2010 36 NYY AL ALCS TEX L 6 28 26 2 6 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 0.231 0.286 0.423 0.709 11 1 0 0 0 0 -0.15
2011 37 NYY AL ALDS DET L 5 25 24 6 6 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 8 0.25 0.28 0.292 0.572 7 1 0 0 0 0 -0.41
2012 38 NYY AL ALDS BAL W 5 24 22 4 8 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 8 0.364 0.391 0.5 0.891 11 0 0 1 0 0 0.05
2012 38 NYY AL ALCS DET L 1 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0.333 0.2 0.533 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.17
16 Yrs (33 Series)             158 734 650 111 200 32 5 20 61 18 5 66 135 0.308 0.374 0.465 0.838 302 14 5 9 4 3 0.02
              G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB WPA
16 ALDS             66 300 268 47 92 13 2 10 28 6 3 24 54 0.343 0.397 0.519 0.916 139 6 2 3 3 2 0.03
10 ALCS             54 261 226 32 58 10 2 7 24 8 1 29 42 0.257 0.34 0.412 0.751 93 3 0 5 1 1 -0.28
7 WS             38 173 156 32 50 9 1 3 9 4 1 13 39 0.321 0.384 0.449 0.832 70 5 3 1 0 0 0.27

Standard Fielding Stats

Year Age Tm Pos Lg G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1995 21 NYY SS AL 15 14 13 120 53 17 34 2 7 0.962 -5   -46   3.83 3.4 0.974 4.71 4.65  
1996 22 NYY SS AL 157 156 149 1370.2 710 244 444 22 83 0.969 -14   -12   4.52 4.38 0.971 4.66 4.64 RoY-1
1997 23 NYY SS AL 159 159 151 1417 719 244 457 18 87 0.975 -3   -2   4.45 4.41 0.974 4.55 4.51 MVP-24
1998 24 NYY SS AL 148 148 140 1304.2 625 223 393 9 82 0.986 2   2   4.25 4.16 0.972 4.71 4.66 AS,MVP-3
1999 25 NYY SS AL 158 158 154 1395.2 635 230 391 14 87 0.978 -11   -10   4 3.93 0.97 4.73 4.66 AS,MVP-6
2000 26 NYY SS AL 148 148 136 1278.2 610 237 349 24 78 0.961 -23   -21   4.12 3.96 0.973 4.71 4.66 AS,MVP-10
2001 27 NYY SS AL 150 150 133 1312.1 570 212 343 15 68 0.974 -17   -15   3.81 3.7 0.973 4.49 4.45 AS,MVP-10
2002 28 NYY SS AL 156 156 146 1383.1 600 219 367 14 69 0.977 -18   -16   3.81 3.76 0.975 4.56 4.51 AS
2002 28 NYY DH AL 1 1                                   AS
2003 29 NYY SS AL 118 118 108 1033.2 444 159 271 14 51 0.968 -14 -13 -16 -15 3.74 3.64 0.971 4.54 4.49 MVP-21
2004 30 NYY SS AL 154 154 137 1341.2 678 273 392 13 96 0.981 5 -13 4 -11 4.46 4.32 0.972 4.56 4.53 AS,MVP-13,GG
2005 31 NYY SS AL 157 157 146 1352.2 731 262 454 15 96 0.979 -5 -27 -4 -24 4.76 4.56 0.972 4.6 4.55 MVP-10,GG
2005 31 NYY DH AL 1 1                                   MVP-10,GG
2006 32 NYY SS AL 150 149 131 1292.1 610 214 381 15 81 0.975 -4 -16 -4 -15 4.14 3.97 0.97 4.49 4.42 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2006 32 NYY DH AL 5 5                                   AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2007 33 NYY SS AL 155 153 127 1318.1 607 199 390 18 104 0.97 -13 -24 -12 -21 4.02 3.8 0.97 4.47 4.42 AS,MVP-11,SS
2008 34 NYY SS AL 148 147 127 1258.2 579 220 347 12 69 0.979 -5 -10 -5 -10 4.05 3.83 0.971 4.39 4.35 AS,SS
2008 34 NYY DH AL 2 2                                   AS,SS
2009 35 NYY SS AL 150 147 121 1260.2 554 206 340 8 75 0.986 -1 3 -1 3 3.9 3.64 0.972 4.36 4.31 AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
2009 35 NYY DH AL 5 5                                   AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
2010 36 NYY SS AL 151 150 130 1303.2 553 182 365 6 94 0.989 -7 -9 -7 -8 3.78 3.62 0.973 4.4 4.36 AS,GG
2010 36 NYY DH AL 5 5                                   AS,GG
2011 37 NYY SS AL 122 121 109 1047.1 432 140 280 12 60 0.972 -12 -12 -13 -14 3.61 3.44 0.972 4.36 4.33 AS
2011 37 NYY DH AL 10 10                                   AS
2012 38 NYY SS AL 135 133 128 1186.1 506 172 324 10 67 0.98 -10 -18 -11 -18 3.76 3.67 0.977 4.43 4.4 AS,MVP-7,SS
2012 38 NYY DH AL 25 25                                   AS,MVP-7,SS
2013 39 NYY SS AL 13 13 10 109.2 52 23 27 2 6 0.962 -5 -5 -49 -55 4.1 3.85 0.973 4.15 4.13  
2013 39 NYY DH AL 4 4                                    
2014 40 NYY SS AL 130 129 116 1138.1 411 144 256 11 48 0.973 -28 -12 -30 -13 3.16 3.08 0.973 3.98 3.97 AS
2014 40 NYY DH AL 15 15                                   AS
20 Seasons     SS   2674 2660 2412 23225.2 10679 3820 6605 254 1408 0.976 -186 -155 -10 -13 4.04 3.9 0.972 4.51 4.46  
10 Seasons     DH   73 73                                    
20 Seasons     TOT   2674 2660 2412 23225.2 10679 3820 6605 254 1408 0.976 -186 -155 -10 -13 4.04 3.9 0.972 4.51 4.46  
      Pos Lg G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards

Walker’s MLB Career Achievements and Awards

Larry Walker played for the Montreal Expos from 1989 to 1994, the Colorado Rockies from 1995 to 2004, and the St. Louis Cardinals from 2004 to 2005. The right fielder hit .313 in the big leagues while totaling 2160 hits, 383 home runs, and 1311 RBI’s. Walker was selected to the MLB All Star team on 5 occasions (1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001), and well known for being named the National League MVP in 1997.

Walker won the Gold Glove Award 7 times (1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002), the Silver Slugger Award 3 times (1992, 1997, 1999), and was the MLB Batting Champion in 1998, 1999, and 2001. He led the National League in home runs in 1997 as well. Now this Canadian is an incoming member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2020.

Walker's Career Statistics

Standard Battings Stats
Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1989 22 MON NL 20 56 47 4 8 0 0 0 4 1 1 5 13 0.17 0.264 0.17 0.434 27 8 0 1 3 0 0 7-Sep  
1990 23 MON NL 133 478 419 59 101 18 3 19 51 21 7 49 112 0.241 0.326 0.434 0.761 112 182 8 5 3 2 5 *9 RoY-7
1991 24 MON NL 137 539 487 59 141 30 2 16 64 14 9 42 102 0.29 0.349 0.458 0.807 127 223 7 5 1 4 2 93/8  
1992 25 MON NL 143 583 528 85 159 31 4 23 93 18 6 41 97 0.301 0.353 0.506 0.859 141 267 9 6 0 8 10 *9 AS,MVP-5,GG,SS
1993 26 MON NL 138 582 490 85 130 24 5 22 86 29 7 80 76 0.265 0.371 0.469 0.841 120 230 8 6 0 6 20 *9/3 GG
1994 27 MON NL 103 452 395 76 127 44 2 19 86 15 5 47 74 0.322 0.394 0.587 0.981 151 232 8 4 0 6 5 93 MVP-11
1995 28 COL NL 131 562 494 96 151 31 5 36 101 16 3 49 72 0.306 0.381 0.607 0.988 131 300 13 14 0 5 13 *9/8 MVP-7
1996 29 COL NL 83 304 272 58 75 18 4 18 58 18 2 20 58 0.276 0.342 0.57 0.912 116 155 7 9 0 3 2 89  
1997 30 COL NL 153 664 568 143 208 46 4 49 130 33 8 78 90 0.366 0.452 0.72 1.172 178 409 15 14 0 4 14 *9/38D AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1998 31 COL NL 130 524 454 113 165 46 3 23 67 14 4 64 61 0.363 0.445 0.63 1.075 158 286 11 4 0 2 2 *9/845D AS,MVP-17,GG
1999 32 COL NL 127 513 438 108 166 26 4 37 115 11 4 57 52 0.379 0.458 0.71 1.168 164 311 12 12 0 6 8 *9/D AS,MVP-10,GG,SS
2000 33 COL NL 87 372 314 64 97 21 7 9 51 5 5 46 40 0.309 0.409 0.506 0.915 110 159 12 9 0 3 4 97/D  
2001 34 COL NL 142 601 497 107 174 35 3 38 123 14 5 82 103 0.35 0.449 0.662 1.111 160 329 9 14 0 8 6 *9/D AS,MVP-24,GG
2002 35 COL NL 136 553 477 95 161 40 4 26 104 6 5 65 73 0.338 0.421 0.602 1.023 151 287 8 7 0 4 6 *9/D MVP-20,GG
2003 36 COL NL 143 564 454 86 129 25 7 16 79 7 4 98 87 0.284 0.422 0.476 0.898 121 216 9 11 0 1 14 *9/D  
2004 37 TOT NL 82 316 258 51 77 16 4 17 47 6 0 49 57 0.298 0.424 0.589 1.013 154 152 8 8 0 1 3 9/8D  
2004 37 COL NL 38 138 108 22 35 9 3 6 20 2 0 25 23 0.324 0.464 0.63 1.093 166 68 2 4 0 1 2 9/D  
2004 37 STL NL 44 178 150 29 42 7 1 11 27 4 0 24 34 0.28 0.393 0.56 0.953 144 84 6 4 0 0 1 8-Sep  
2005 38 STL NL 100 367 315 66 91 20 1 15 52 2 1 41 64 0.289 0.384 0.502 0.886 130 158 9 9 0 2 3 9/D8  
17 Yrs       1988 8030 6907 1355 2160 471 62 383 1311 230 76 913 1231 0.313 0.4 0.565 0.965 141 3904 153 138 7 65 117    
162 Game Avg.       162 654 563 110 176 38 5 31 107 19 6 74 100 0.313 0.4 0.565 0.965 141 318 12 11 1 5 10    
        G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
COL (10 yrs)       1170 4795 4076 892 1361 297 44 258 848 126 40 584 659 0.334 0.426 0.618 1.044 147 2520 98 98 0 37 71    
MON (6 yrs)       674 2690 2366 368 666 147 16 99 384 98 35 264 474 0.281 0.357 0.483 0.839 128 1142 40 27 7 26 42    
STL (2 yrs)       144 545 465 95 133 27 2 26 79 6 1 65 98 0.286 0.387 0.52 0.908 134 242 15 13 0 2 4    

Postseason Batting Stats

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB WPA
1995 28 COL NL NLDS ATL L 4 18 14 3 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 3 4 0.214 0.389 0.429 0.817 6 1 1 0 0 1 0.34
                                                             
2004 37 STL NL NLDS LAD W 4 18 15 6 5 1 0 2 3 1 0 2 5 0.333 0.444 0.8 1.244 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.22
2004 37 STL NL NLCS HOU W 7 32 29 6 7 1 1 2 5 0 0 3 8 0.241 0.313 0.552 0.864 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.18
2004 37 STL NL WS BOS L 4 17 14 2 5 2 0 2 3 0 0 2 2 0.357 0.438 0.929 1.366 13 0 0 1 0 0 0.31
2005 38 STL NL NLDS SDP W 3 12 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0.25 0 0.25 0 0 1 0 0 1 -0.11
2005 38 STL NL NLCS HOU L 6 24 19 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 0.158 0.292 0.211 0.502 4 0 0 0 1 0 -0.02
3 Yrs (6 Series)             28 121 100 18 23 5 1 7 15 2 0 16 28 0.23 0.35 0.51 0.86 51 1 3 1 1 2 0.93
3 NLDS             11 48 38 10 8 1 0 3 6 2 0 7 14 0.211 0.375 0.474 0.849 18 1 3 0 0 2 0.46
2 NLCS             13 56 48 6 10 2 1 2 6 0 0 7 12 0.208 0.304 0.417 0.72 20 0 0 0 1 0 0.16
1 WS             4 17 14 2 5 2 0 2 3 0 0 2 2 0.357 0.438 0.929 1.366 13 0 0 1 0 0 0.31

Standard Fielding Stats

Year Age Tm Pos Lg G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1989 22 MON OF NL 15 11 8 111 21 19 2 0 1 1 2   17   1.7 1.4 0.981 2.32 2.32  
1989 22 MON RF NL 13 11 8 106 20 18 2 0 1 1 2   18   1.7 1.54 0.978 2.12 2.12  
1989 22 MON LF NL 2 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0   0   1.8 0.5 0.98 2.16 2.15  
1990 23 MON OF NL 124 113 96 1004.1 265 249 12 4 5 0.985 11   13   2.34 2.1 0.981 2.39 2.37 RoY-7
1990 23 MON RF NL 124 113 96 1004.1 264 248 12 4 5 0.985 11   13   2.33 2.1 0.981 2.22 2.2 RoY-7
1991 24 MON OF NL 102 90 80 814.1 231 223 6 2 2 0.991 9   14   2.53 2.25 0.983 2.28 2.27  
1991 24 MON RF NL 100 88 78 790 225 217 6 2 2 0.991 9   13   2.54 2.23 0.98 2.06 2.05  
1991 24 MON 1B NL 39 39 29 337.1 347 313 30 4 28 0.988 -2   -6   9.15 8.79 0.992 9.79 9.75  
1991 24 MON CF NL 4 2 2 24.1 5 5 0 0 0 1 1   39   1.85 1.25 0.984 2.59 2.58  
1992 25 MON OF NL 139 137 128 1216.2 287 269 16 2 2 0.993 10   10   2.11 2.05 0.983 2.34 2.34 AS,MVP-5,GG,SS
1992 25 MON RF NL 139 137 128 1216.2 287 269 16 2 3 0.993 10   10   2.11 2.05 0.979 2.08 2.08 AS,MVP-5,GG,SS
1993 26 MON OF NL 132 132 115 1145 292 273 13 6 2 0.979 15   15   2.25 2.17 0.979 2.34 2.33 GG
1993 26 MON RF NL 132 132 115 1145 291 273 12 6 2 0.979 15   15   2.24 2.16 0.976 2.17 2.15 GG
1993 26 MON 1B NL 4 4 0 32 46 43 3 0 2 1 0   4   12.94 11.5 0.992 9.68 9.6 GG
1994 27 MON OF NL 68 67 64 607 149 140 5 4 1 0.973 7   13   2.15 2.13 0.98 2.24 2.23 MVP-11
1994 27 MON RF NL 68 67 64 607 148 138 6 4 1 0.973 7   13   2.14 2.12 0.975 2.18 2.17 MVP-11
1994 27 MON 1B NL 35 35 27 297.1 312 283 24 5 20 0.984 -1   -2   9.29 8.77 0.992 9.73 9.67 MVP-11
1995 28 COL OF NL 129 128 107 1103.2 241 225 13 3 1 0.988 11   12   1.94 1.84 0.979 2.15 2.14 MVP-7
1995 28 COL RF NL 129 128 107 1097.1 241 225 13 3 1 0.988 11   12   1.95 1.84 0.978 2.08 2.07 MVP-7
1995 28 COL CF NL 4 0 0 6.1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0   19   1.42 0.25 0.98 2.42 2.48 MVP-7
1996 29 COL OF NL 83 71 57 606.1 158 153 4 1 0 0.994 -2   -4   2.33 1.89 0.978 2.13 2.12  
1996 29 COL CF NL 54 52 41 437 124 120 3 1 0 0.992 -6   -15   2.53 2.28 0.984 2.49 2.47  
1996 29 COL RF NL 33 19 16 169.1 38 37 1 0 0 1 4   26   2.02 1.15 0.974 2.06 2.05  
1997 30 COL OF NL 151 144 128 1248.1 246 232 12 2 4 0.992 10   9   1.76 1.62 0.98 2.13 2.12 AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1997 30 COL RF NL 150 143 127 1235.1 247 233 12 2 4 0.992 9   8   1.78 1.63 0.977 2.04 2.03 AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1997 30 COL 1B NL 3 3 2 25 24 22 2 0 3 1 0   -10   8.64 8 0.993 9.5 9.47 AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1997 30 COL CF NL 2 1 1 13 2 2 0 0 0 1 1   102   1.38 1 0.985 2.42 2.4 AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1997 30 COL DH NL 1 1                                   AS,MVP-1,GG,SS
1998 31 COL OF NL 123 118 101 1014.2 248 236 8 4 2 0.984 0   0   2.16 1.98 0.98 2.17 2.16 AS,MVP-17,GG
1998 31 COL RF NL 123 118 101 1010.2 249 237 8 4 2 0.984 0   0   2.18 1.99 0.976 2.08 2.07 AS,MVP-17,GG
1998 31 COL CF NL 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0   0   0   0 0   2.48 2.53 AS,MVP-17,GG
1998 31 COL 2B NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             0     5.1 AS,MVP-17,GG
1998 31 COL 3B NL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             0     2.7 AS,MVP-17,GG
1998 31 COL DH NL 1 1                                   AS,MVP-17,GG
1999 32 COL OF NL 114 110 94 942.2 221 204 13 4 3 0.982 -8   -10   2.07 1.9 0.981 2.26 2.24 AS,MVP-10,GG,SS
1999 32 COL RF NL 114 110 94 942.2 221 204 13 4 3 0.982 -8   -10   2.07 1.9 0.981 2.16 2.14 AS,MVP-10,GG,SS
1999 32 COL DH NL 1 1                                   AS,MVP-10,GG,SS
2000 33 COL OF NL 83 80 69 677.2 172 161 10 1 4 0.994 7   12   2.27 2.06 0.981 2.24 2.22  
2000 33 COL RF NL 52 50 44 421.2 105 95 9 1 4 0.99 2   5   2.22 2 0.979 2.19 2.16  
2000 33 COL LF NL 31 30 25 256 67 65 2 0 0 1 5   23   2.36 2.16 0.976 1.92 1.9  
2000 33 COL DH NL 3 3                                    
2001 34 COL OF NL 129 126 106 1097 255 243 8 4 4 0.984 14   16   2.06 1.95 0.982 2.2 2.18 AS,MVP-24,GG
2001 34 COL RF NL 129 126 106 1097 255 243 8 4 4 0.984 14   16   2.06 1.95 0.981 2.11 2.09 AS,MVP-24,GG
2001 34 COL DH NL 5 5                                   AS,MVP-24,GG
2002 35 COL OF NL 123 122 106 1037 247 229 14 4 5 0.984 9   10   2.11 1.98 0.983 2.19 2.17 MVP-20,GG
2002 35 COL RF NL 123 122 106 1037 248 230 14 4 5 0.984 9   10   2.12 1.98 0.983 2.07 2.05 MVP-20,GG
2002 35 COL DH NL 7 7                                   MVP-20,GG
2003 36 COL OF NL 131 128 111 1102.2 241 229 8 4 2 0.983 2 10 2 10 1.93 1.81 0.984 2.17 2.15  
2003 36 COL RF NL 131 128 111 1102.2 241 229 8 4 2 0.983 2 10 2 11 1.93 1.81 0.982 2.09 2.07  
2003 36 COL DH NL 2 2                                    
2004 37 TOT OF NL 75 69 60 605 128 122 5 1 1 0.992 1 -4 1 -7 1.89 1.69 0.982 2.16 2.14  
2004 37 TOT RF NL 75 69 60 604 128 122 5 1 1 0.992 1 -4 1 -7 1.89 1.69 0.98 2.09 2.07  
2004 37 COL OF NL 34 29 28 266.2 68 64 4 0 1 1 4 1 18 4 2.3 2 0.982 2.16 2.14  
2004 37 COL RF NL 34 29 28 266.2 68 64 4 0 1 1 4 1 18 5 2.3 2 0.98 2.09 2.07  
2004 37 COL DH NL 1 1                                    
2004 37 STL OF NL 41 40 32 338.1 60 58 1 1 0 0.983 -3 -5 -12 -17 1.57 1.44 0.982 2.16 2.14  
2004 37 STL RF NL 41 40 32 337.1 60 58 1 1 0 0.983 -3 -5 -12 -17 1.57 1.44 0.98 2.09 2.07  
2004 37 STL CF NL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0   2.7 2.5  
2005 38 STL OF NL 83 79 48 653.2 115 108 5 2 0 0.983 4 -4 8 -7 1.56 1.36 0.984 2.19 2.16  
2005 38 STL RF NL 83 78 48 648.2 114 107 5 2 0 0.982 5 -4 9 -7 1.55 1.35 0.98 2.1 2.08  
2005 38 STL DH NL 6 6                                    
2005 38 STL CF NL 1 1 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 -72 0 1.8 1 0.99 2.52 2.5  
17 Seasons     OF   1804 1725 1478 14987 3517 3315 154 48 39 0.986 101 2 8 1 2.08 1.92 0.981 2.23 2.21  
17 Seasons     RF   1718 1639 1409 14235.1 3322 3125 150 47 40 0.986 100 2 8 1 2.07 1.91 0.979 2.11 2.09  
4 Seasons     1B   81 81 58 691.2 729 661 59 9 53 0.988 -2   -4   9.37 8.89 0.992 9.75 9.7  
7 Seasons     CF   69 56 44 490.2 133 129 3 1 0 0.992 -4 0 -9 0 2.42 1.91 0.984 2.49 2.48  
2 Seasons     LF   33 30 25 261 68 66 2 0 0 1 5   23   2.34 2.06 0.976 1.92 1.92  
9 Seasons     DH   27 27                                    
1 Season     2B   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             0     5.1  
1 Season     3B   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0             0     2.7  
17 Seasons     TOT   1887 1806 1536 15678.2 4246 3976 213 57 92 0.987 99 2 8 0 2.4 2.22 0.983 2.56 2.54  
      Pos Lg G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards

Media Statements

"Well, I look at all the votes that I got," Jeter stated. "Trying to get that many people to agree on something is pretty difficult to do. So that's not something that's on [my] mind."

"I believe I'm going to come up a little short today," Walker said on Twitter.

"I had it when they're going to call, a roundabout time, and that time had come and gone," Walker explained. "And there was two minutes after that when the call actually came."

When Walker's phone rang, he shouted a profanity and then said, "Oh, my God!" He answered, and BBWAA secretary-treasurer Jack O'Connell was on the line.

"You didn't come up short this year. You passed the 75% threshold, and welcome to the Hall of Fame," Walker recalled.

"Everyone told me it was a foregone conclusion. I didn't buy it. So it was not a relaxing day. There was a lot of anxiety," says Jeter. ''I was nervous -- sitting around, waiting for a phone call is something that is completely out of your control."

"Being Canadian, you're born into this world with a stick in your hand and skates on your feet," Walker stated. "So that's how I was as a kid. You played hockey, and that's all that really mattered. When hockey didn't quite go the way I wanted, baseball more or less found me."

"I had a great relationship and still do with Reggie Jackson," Jeter proclaimed. "And Reggie used to constantly remind me when he when he came to the park, he'd always tell me, 'You're not a Hall of Famer yet.'"

"I would probably be missing a few more teeth," Walker jokingly said.

Larry Walker’s Hall of Fame plaque will have a Rockies cap represented. Walker said the reason for picking the Rockies was that Colorado was, "Where the majority of my damage was done." Although the Hall of Fame makes the ultimate decision after consulting with the player regarding this issue.

"I know I speak for the whole Rocky Mountain region in congratulating Larry for his election into the Hall of Fame," says Rockies owner Dick Monfort. "Larry blessed our region for parts of 10 seasons and we feel extremely fortunate to be a part of his incredible career. Congrats, Larry."

Sources:

“Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame”, espn.com, January 22, 2020.

“Derek Jeter”, baseball-reference.com, January 22, 2020.

“Larry Walker”, baseball-reference.com, January 22, 2020.

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