[12/2/2016] 2017 Hall of Fame Candidates

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Tokyo released their list players eligible for the Hall of Fame through the Players and Expert Division screen process. Results will be revealed on January 16 (Monday), 2017.

Players Division

16 players (4 new, denoted with *)

Name JPN Name ENG Retired Remaining
Years
Votes
2014
Votes
2015
Votes
2016
赤星 憲広 Akahoshi, Norihiro 2009 13 14 15
伊東 勤 Ito, Tsutomu 2003 7 33 96 172
川相 昌弘 Kawai, Masahiro 2006 10 29 60 76
桑田 真澄 Kuwata, Masumi 2008 12 33 48 74
斉藤 和巳 Saito, Kazumi 2010 14 17
佐々岡 真司 Sasaoka, Shinji 2007 11 15 15 26
佐藤 義則 Sato, Yoshinori 1998 2 32 73 103
高津 臣吾 Takatsu, Shingo 2010 14 99
立浪 和義 Tatsunami, Kazuyoshi 2009 13 117 171
野村 謙二郎 Nomura, Kenjiro 2005 9 13 37 65
松永 浩美 Matsunaga, Hiromi 1997 1 10 23 30
T. ローズ Rhodes, Tuffy 2009 13 85 96
小林 雅英* Kobayashi, Masahide 2011 15
佐伯 貴弘* Saeki, Takahiro 2011 15
田口 壮* Taguchi, So 2011 15
豊田 清* Toyoda, Kiyoshi 2011 15

Expert Division

14 players (five new, denoted with *)

Name JPN Name ENG 2014
Votes
2015
Votes
2016
Votes
大沢 啓二 Osawa, Keiji 46 45 39
岡田 彰布 Okada, Akinobu 10
権藤 博 Gondo, Hiroshi 44 57 63
田淵 幸一 Tabuchi, Koichi 17 22 27
土橋 正幸 Dobashi, Masayuki 26 19 27
長池 徳士 Nagaike, Tokuji 16 18 26
平松 政次 Hiramatsu, Masaji 50 63 70
星野 仙一 Hoshino, Senichi 53 69
R.バース Bass, Randy 36 43 40
新井 宏昌* Arai, Hiromasa
郭 源治* Kaku, Genji
中畑 清* Nakahata, Kiyoshi
原 辰徳* Hara, Tatsunori
山下 大輔* Yamashita, Daisuke

Source: HoF Japan announcement, NPB announcement

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