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Former Cardinals Star Scott Rolen Headlines 2023 Baseball Corridor of Fame Inductees

Rob Goldberg@@TheRobGoldbergTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 24, 2023Dilip Vishwanat/Getty ImagesScott Rolen was the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the class of 2023.The results were announced Tuesday on MLB Network, with players needing at least 75 percent of votes for induction.Joon Lee @joonleeScott Rolen: Hall of FamerTodd Helton misses by 11 votesRolen:

Former Cardinals Star Scott Rolen Headlines 2023 Baseball Corridor of Fame Inductees

Rob Goldberg@@TheRobGoldbergTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 24, 2023

ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 27: Scott Rolen #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws the ball against the Washington Nationals on May 27, 2007 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Nationals beat the Cards 7-2.   (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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Scott Rolen was the one participant elected to the Baseball Corridor of Fame within the class of 2023.

The outcomes had been introduced Tuesday on MLB Community, with gamers needing no less than 75 % of votes for induction.

Joon Lee @joonlee

Scott Rolen: Corridor of Famer

Todd Helton misses by 11 votes

Rolen: 76.3
Helton: 72.2
Wagner: 68.1
Jones: 58.1
Sheffield: 55
Beltran: 46.5
Kent: 46.5
A-Rod: 35.7
Manny: 33.2
Vizquel: 19.5
Pettitte: 17
Abreu: 15.4
Rollins: 12.9
Buehrle: 10.8
Okay-Rod: 10.8
Hunter: 6.9

The 47-year-old Rolen will be a part of Fred McGriff, who was unanimously selected as a part of the Up to date Baseball Period Committee in December.

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Rolen, Todd Helton and Billy Wagner had been thought of three of the highest candidates coming into this 12 months after every acquired no less than 50 % of the vote on the 2022 ballot. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling had been all eliminated after shedding their eligibility after 10 years on the poll.

Not one of the first-year gamers eligible, together with Carlos Beltrán, Francisco Rodríguez, Matt Cain and John Lackey, earned sufficient votes to get into the Corridor of Fame this 12 months.

Rolen was the largest favourite to earn a spot in his sixth 12 months on the poll. The seven-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove winner spent 17 years within the majors with the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds. He completed his profession with a .280 common and a pair of,077 hits, including 316 residence runs.

The third baseman additionally received Rookie of the Yr in 1997 and helped the Cardinals win a World Sequence in 2006, which was sufficient to earn a spot in Cooperstown.

Helton additionally posted spectacular offensive numbers throughout his 17 seasons with the Colorado Rockies, together with a .316 profession batting common. He totaled 2,519 hits and 369 residence runs, incomes 5 All-Star picks and one batting title.

His .953 profession OPS ranks 23rd in baseball historical past.

Voters take into account his numbers to be inflated after he spent his whole profession in hitter-friendly Coors Subject, which was sufficient to maintain him out of the Corridor for a fifth 12 months in a row.

Wagner was among the best closers of his period throughout his 16 seasons with the Houston Astros, New York Mets, Phillies, Boston Crimson Sox and Atlanta Braves. He earned seven All-Star picks and completed with a 2.31 profession ERA, 11.9 strikeouts per 9 innings and 422 saves, which ranks seventh all time.

Regardless of incomes MVP votes in two completely different seasons, twice ending within the high six of Cy Younger Award voting, he remained simply wanting the Corridor of Fame for the eighth 12 months.

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Alex Rodriguez, who has three MVP awards and ranks fifth in MLB historical past with 696 residence runs, earned 35.7 % of the vote in his second 12 months on the poll. Like Bonds and Clemens, the celebrity seems harm by his connection to performance-enhancing medication.

Andruw Jones, Gary Sheffield and Manny Ramirez are amongst different notable gamers who will hope for higher numbers subsequent 12 months.

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