This group will also be joined at the 2018 induction ceremony by Alan Trammell and Jack Morris, who were voted in by the veterans committee in December. He is third in home runs by a third baseman.
"I don't want to say it gave you more hope, but there was a recognition that if he made it, why not myself", says Orr, now a pro scout for the Brewers. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both tainted by the steroids scandal, edged up but again fell far short.
Bonds is the career home run leader and Clemens is the only pitcher in history with 350 wins and 4,000 strikeouts. He was teammates with Thome while both were with the Philadelphia Phillies and played with Jones in 2010 with the Atlanta Braves. Still, Hoffman scored 79.9 percent of the vote, putting him above the 75 percent required for induction.
Omar Vizquel (37.0), Larry Walker (34.1), Fred McGriff (23.2) and Manny Ramirez (22.0) picked up over 20 percent. This year, Clemens' jump was just three percent and Bonds' was just under three percent.
Chipper Jones is one of the most popular names in baseball he's best known for his pure enjoyment of the game.
Vlad Guerrero received 92.9% of the vote in his second time on the ballot. He spent his entire 19-year career with Atlanta.
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"I have never had so much fun playing the game of baseball as I did against that team, that organization, and in that city", Jones said. Thome is one of eight players in Major League Baseball history to have over 600 career home runs, 612 to be exact. For the record, nearly every eligible candidate who had a career.300 batting average, 2,500 hits and 300 home runs has been enshrined. With Cleveland, Thome hit 337 home runs over the span of 13 seasons (1991-2002; 2011).
"It's a big number, a special, special number", Thome told the Star Tribune at the time. Major League Baseball records show that Thome homored every 13.76 at-bats. "Every Midwest kid can dream of a day like this, and I'm living it today". The fact that he played for the Montreal Expos helped, too, so even people who weren't baseball fans knew who he was. It was the 2004 American League MVP's second time on the ballot. Jones is one of 13 players in history to hit at least 450 home runs with a.300 career average, and the only switch-hitter to accomplish the feat. A fast runner in his early years, with an overpowering right field arm, Guerrero could hit almost any pitch in any location. Starting pitcher Mike Mussina of the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees also came close at 63.5 percent.
"That opened up my hitting zone", Guerrero said through a translator.
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Manchester United played a couple of years ago at Yeovil [in January 2015] and they know the difficulties they felt. I had no idea he was going to sign for Man Utd until I saw it on the news like the rest of you.
"These are the first Oscars in the wake of the #MeToo movement, which means there will be some changes", he admitted. In terms of race and gender, the list was especially diverse compared to years past.
No player in National Basketball Association history has put together 14 straight seasons averaging at least 25 points per game. I love getting my team-mates involved and seeing my team-mates be excited about scoring and me getting assists.
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