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Click on any of the highlighted names below to hear those Hall of Famers wax poetic -- and occasionally a little long-winded -- in their induction addresses.

 2014   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6
Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Tony La Russa, Frank Thomas, Joe Torre

 2013   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Hank O'Day, Jacob Ruppert, Deacon White

 2012   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Barry Larkin, Ron Santo

 2011   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3
Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven, Pat Gillick

 2010   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3
Andre Dawson, Doug Harvey, Whitey Herzog

 2009   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3
Joe Gordon, Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice

 2008   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6
Barney Dreyfuss, Goose Gossage, Bowie Kuhn, Walter O'Malley, Billy Southworth, Dick Williams

 2007   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr.

 2006   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 18
Ray Brown, Willard Brown, Andy Cooper, Frank Grant, Pete Hill, Biz Mackey, Effa Manley, José Méndez, Alex Pompez, Cum Posey, Louis Santop, Bruce Sutter, Mule Suttles, Ben Taylor, Cristóbal Torriente, Sol White, J.L. Wilkinson, Jud Wilson

 2005   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Wade Boggs, Ryne Sandberg

 2004   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Dennis Eckersley, Paul Molitor

 2003   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2
Eddie Murray, Gary Carter

 2002   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1
Ozzie Smith

 2001   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4
Dave Winfield, Kirby Puckett, Bill Mazeroski,
Hilton Smith

 2000   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Carlton Fisk, Tony Perez, Sparky Anderson,
Turkey Stearnes, Bid McPhee

 1999   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 7  
Robin Yount, George Brett, Nolan Ryan ,
Orlando Cepeda, Joe Williams, Nestor Chylak Jr.,
Frank Selee

 1998   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Don Sutton, Larry Doby , Lee MacPhail,
George Davis, 'Bullet' Joe Rogan

 1997   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Tommy Lasorda, Phil Niekro, Nellie Fox,
Willie Wells

 1996   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Jim Bunning, Bill Foster, Ned Hanlon,
Earl Weaver

 1995   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Richie Ashburn , Leon Day, William Hulbert,
Mike Schmidt, Vic Willis

 1994   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Steve Carlton , Leo Durocher, Phil Rizzuto

 1993   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1  

 1992   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Rollie Fingers , Bill McGowan, Hal Newhouser,
Tom Seaver

 1991   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Rod Carew , Ferguson Jenkins , Tony Lazzeri,
Gaylord Perry, Bill Veeck

 1990   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Joe Morgan , Jim Palmer

 1989   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Al Barlick, Johnny Bench , Red Schoendienst,
Carl Yastrzemski

 1988   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1  

 1987   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Ray Dandridge, Catfish Hunter , Billy Williams

 1986   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Bobby Doerr, Ernie Lombardi, Willie McCovey

 1985   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Lou Brock, Enos Slaughter, Arky Vaughan,
Hoyt Wilhelm

 1984   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Luis Aparicio, Don Drysdale , Rick Ferrell,
Harmon Killebrew , Pee Wee Reese

 1983   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Walter Alston, George Kell, Juan Marichal,
Brooks Robinson

 1982   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Hank Aaron, Happy Chandler, Travis Jackson,
Frank Robinson

 1981   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Rube Foster, Bob Gibson , Johnny Mize

 1980   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Al Kaline, Chuck Klein, Duke Snider,
Tom Yawkey

 1979   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Warren Giles, Willie Mays, Hack Wilson

 1978   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Addie Joss, Larry MacPail, Eddie Matthews

 1977   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6  
Ernie Banks, Martin Dihigo, Pop Lloyd,
Al Lopez, Amos Rusie, Joe Sewell

 1976   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6  
Oscar Charleston, Roger Connor, Cal Hubbard,
Bob Lemon, Fred Lindstrom, Robin Roberts

 1975   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Earl Averill, Bucky Harris, Billy Herman,
Judy Johnson, Ralph Kiner

 1974   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6  
Cool Papa Bell, Jim Bottomley, Jocko Conlan,
Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Sam Thompson

 1973   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6  
Roberto Clemente, Billy Evans, Monte Irvin,
George Kelly, Warren Spahn, Mickey Welch

 1972   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 8  
Yogi Berra, Josh Gibson, Lefty Gomez, Will Harridge, Sandy Koufax, Buck Leonard, Early Wynn, Ross Youngs

 1971   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 8  
Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey,
Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard,
Satchel Paige, George Weiss

 1970   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Lou Boudreau, Earle Combs, Ford Frick,
Jesse Haines

 1969   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Roy Campanella, Stan Coveleski, Waite Hoyt,
Stan Musial

 1968   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Kiki Cuyler, Goose Goslin, Joe Medwick

 1967   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Branch Rickey, Red Ruffing, Lloyd Waner

 1966   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Casey Stengel, Ted Williams

 1964   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 8  
Luke Appling, Red Faber, Pud Galvin,
Burleigh Grimes, Miller Huggins, Tim Keefe,
Heinie Manush, John Montgomery Ward

 1963   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
John Clarkson, Elmer Flick, Sam Rice,
Eppa Rixey

 1962   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Bob Feller, Bill McKechnie, Jackie Robinson,
Edd Roush

 1961   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Max Carey, Billy Hamilton

 1959   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1  
Zack Wheat

 1957   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Sam Crawford, Joe McCarthy

 1956   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Joe Cronin, Hank Greenberg

 1955   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 6  
Home Run Baker, Joe DiMaggio, Gabby Hartnett,
Ted Lyons, Ray Schalk, Dazzy Vance

 1954   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Bill Dickey, Rabbit Maranville, Bill Terry

 1953   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 8  
Ed Barrow, Chief Bender, Tom Connolly,
Dizzy Dean, Bill Klem, Al Simmons,
Bobby Wallace, Harry Wright

 1952   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Harry Heilmann, Paul Waner

 1950   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott

 1949   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Mordecai Brown, Charlie Gehringer, Kid Nichols

 1948   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 2  
Herb Pennock, Pie Traynor

 1947   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 4  
Mickey Cochrane, Frankie Frisch, Lefty Grove,
Carl Hubbell

 1946   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 11  
Jesse Burkett, Frank Chance, Jack Chesbro,
Johnny Evers, Clark Griffith, Tommy McCarthy,
Joe McGinnity, Eddie Plank, Joe Tinker,
Rube Waddell, Ed Walsh

 1945   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 10  
Roger Bresnahan, Dan Brouthers, Fred Clarke,
Jimmy Collins, Ed Delahanty, Hugh Duffy,
Hugh Jennings, King Kelly, Jim O'Rourke,
Wilbert Robinson

 1944   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1  
Kenesaw Mountain Landis

 1942   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 1  
Rogers Hornsby

 1939   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 11  
Cap Anson, Eddie Collins, Charles Comiskey,
Candy Cummings, Buck Ewing, Lou Gehrig,
Willie Keeler, Hoss Radbourn, George Sisler,
Albert Goodwill Spalding

 1938   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 3  
Grover Cleveland Alexander, Alexander Joy Cartwright, Henry Chadwick

 1937   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 8  
Morgan Bulkeley, Ban Johnson, Napoleon Lajoie,
Connie Mack, John McGraw, Tris Speaker,
George Wright, Cy Young

 1936   ::: .. :::   INDUCTEES: 5  
Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson,
Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner
HALL OF FAME INFORMATION
Inductees by year
Inductees by position
First-year electees
Voting percentages
Eligibility & committee members

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS
Official Dedication, 1939:
Back row: Honus Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Nap Lajoie, George Sisler, Walter Johnson; Front row: Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young
• Ceremony: 56K | 300K



Eddie Murray & Gary Carter; 2003
• Gallery: G. Carter | E. Murray


Ozzie Smith; 2002
• Gallery: O. Smith


Bill Mazeroski, Kirby Puckett & Dave Winfield; 2001


Johnny Bench & Tony Perez; 2000


Nolan Ryan; 1999


Larry Doby; 1998


Tommy Lasorda; 1997


Earl Weaver; 1996


Richie Ashburn & Mike Schmidt; 1995


Johnny Mize & Bob Gibson; 1981


"Buck" Leonard with Commissioner Bowie Kuhn; 1972


Casey Stengel & Ted Williams; 1966


Jackie Robinson; 1962


Joe DiMaggio; 1955


Ty Cobb; 1936