Tag Archive: Hall of Fame

[1/15/2018] Matsui, Kanemoto, Hara make it into the Hall of Fame

Players Division

Committee Members 376
Voting Members 368
Valid Votes 368
Required Votes (75%) 276

Vote Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes Percentage
松井 秀喜 Matsui, Hideki 336 91.3%
金本 知憲 Kanemoto, Tomoaki 278 75.5%
立浪 和義 Tatsunami, Kazuyoshi 242 65.8%
高津 臣吾 Takatsu, Shingo 169 45.9%
佐藤 義則 Sato, Yoshinori 140 38.0%
川相 昌弘 Kawai, Masahiro 132 35.9%
野村 謙二郎 Nomura, Kenjiro 105 28.5%
T. ローズ Rhodes, Tuffy 84 22.8%
小久保 裕紀 Kokubo, Hiroki 80 21.7%
桑田 真澄 Kuwata, Masumi 78 21.2%
石井 琢朗 Ishii, Takuro 71 19.3%
城島 健司 Jojima, Kenji 52 14.1%
佐々岡 真司 Sasaoka, Shinji 35 9.5%
田口 壮 Taguchi, So 29 7.9%
赤星 憲広 Akahoshi, Norihiro 20 5.4%
A. カブレラ Cabrera, Alex 10 2.7%
斉藤 和巳 Saito, Kazumi 10 2.7%

Note: At forty-three years and seven months, Matsui became the youngest person to make it into the Hall of Fame. The previous record of forty-five years and four months was held by Hideo Nomo.

Expert Division

Committee Members 127
Voting Members 122
Valid Votes 122
Required Votes (75%) 92

Vote Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes Percentage
原 辰徳 Hara, Tatsunori 96 78.7%
権藤 博 Gondo, Hiroshi 80 65.6%
R.バース Bass, Randy 57 46.7%
田淵 幸一 Tabuchi, Koichi 50 41.0%
柴田 勲 Tabuchi, Koichi 30 24.6%
大沢 啓二 Osawa, Keiji 29 23.8%
足立 光宏 Adachi, Mitsuhiro 28 23.0%
加藤 秀司 Kato, Hideji 28 23.0%
土橋 正幸 Dobashi, Masayuki 27 22.1%
長池 徳士 Nagaike, Tokuji 24 19.7%
松岡 弘 Matsuoka, Hiromu 16 13.1%
岡田 彰布 Okada, Akinobu 12 9.8%
中畑 清 Nakahata, Kiyoshi 11 9.0%
新井 宏昌 Arai, Hiromasa 10 8.2%

Special Division

Committee Members 14
Voting Members 14
Valid Votes 14
Required Votes (75%) 11

Voting Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
瀧 正男 Taki, Masao 13
脇村 春夫 Wakimura, Haruo 9
岡田 功 Okada, Isao 5
石井 連蔵 Ishii, Renzo 3
谷村 友一 Tanimura, Tomoichi 3
前田 祐吉 Maeda, Yukichi 3
水島 新司 Mizushima, Shinji 3
神田 順治 Kanda, Junji 0
富澤 宏哉 Tomizawa, Hiroya 0
松原 徹 Matsubara, Toru 0

Source: NPB 1/15/2018, HoF announcement, HoF Press Release (pdf, English), HoF Player Bios (Japanese)

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[11/29/2017] 2018 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 screening process on November 28. Results will be revealed on January 15 (Monday), 2018.

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[1/16/2017] Five elected into the Hall of Fame

Players Division

Committee Members 345
Voting Members 334
Valid Votes 333
Required Votes (75%) 250

Vote Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes Percentage
伊東 勤 Ito, Tsutomu 265 79.6%
立浪 和義 Tatsunami, Kazuyoshi 217 65.2%
高津 臣吾 Takatsu, Shingo 158 47.4%
佐藤 義則 Sato, Yoshinori 155 46.5%
川相 昌弘 Kawai, Masahiro 133 39.9%
野村 謙二郎 Nomura, Kenjiro 132 39.6%
T.ローズ Rhodes, Tuffy 122 36.6%
桑田 真澄 Kuwata, Masumi 114 34.2%
田口 壮 Taguchi, So 65 19.5%
佐々岡 真司 Sasaoka, Shinji 51 15.3%
松永 浩美 Matsunaga, Hiromi 38 11.4%
赤星 憲広 Akahoshi, Norihiro 29 8.7%
斉藤 和巳 Saito, Kazumi 18 5.4%
小林 雅英 Kobayashi, Masahide 9 2.7%
豊田 清 Toyoda, Kiyoshi 2 0.6%
佐伯 貴弘 Saeki, Takahiro 1 0.3%

Expert Division

Committee Members 120
Voting Members 113
Valid Votes 112
Required Votes (75%) 84

Vote Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
星野 仙一 Hoshino, Senichi 88
平松 政次 Hiramatsu, Masaji 84
原 辰徳 Hara, Tatsunori 62
権藤 博 Gondo, Hiroshi 59
R.バース Bass, Randy 40
土橋 正幸 Dobashi, Masayuki 30
田淵 幸一 Tabuchi, Koichi 29
大沢 啓二 Osawa, Keiji 26
長池 徳士 Nagaike, Tokuji 15
新井 宏昌 Arai, Hiromasa 11
中畑 清 Nakahata, Kiyoshi 11
岡田 彰布 Okada, Akinobu 8
郭 源治 Kaku, Genji 5
山下 大輔 Yamashita, Daisuke 3

Special Division

Committee Members 14
Voting Members 14
Valid Votes 14
Required Votes (75%) 11

Voting Results

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
郷司 裕 Goshi, Hiroshi 12
鈴木 美嶺 Suzuki, Mirei 12
脇村 春夫 Wakimura, Haruo 7
瀧 正男 Taki, Masao 4
岡田 功 Okada, Isao 2
谷村 友一 Tanimura, Tomoichi 2
神田 順治 Kanda, Junji 1
前田 祐吉 Maeda, Yukichi 1
石井 連藏 Ishii, Renzo 0
松原 徹 Matsubara, Toru 0

Source: NPB announcement, HoF announcement, HoF Press Release (pdf, English), HoF Player Bios (Japanese)

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[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 screening process. Results will be revealed on January 16 (Monday), 2017.

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