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Baseball Hall of Fame full voting results 2017: Edgar Martinez, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens gain support

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Martinez saw a huge spike from 2016, up from 43.4% to 58.6%

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez got the ultimate call on Wednesday, voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Those three achieved the 75% of the 442 ballots required for induction into Cooperstown and will have their ceremony on July 30. But there were several other notable factors with this year’s votes.

Trevor Hoffman (74.0%) in his second year and Vladimir Guerrero (71.7%) in his first year both fell just short.

Edgar Martinez fell short with 58.6%, but that represented a huge jump from his 43.4% in 2016. With Raines voted in and with only two years remaining on the ballot, Martinez seems best suited for the next internet campaign — the like that helped players like Raines and Bert Blyleven earn induction.

Seven-time MVP Barry Bonds and seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, both considered among the very best at their positions in baseball history but both tainted by the swath of performance enhancing drugs, also made huge strides this year. Clemens received 54.1% and Clemens 53.8% in their fifth year on the ballot, up from 45.2% and 44.3%, respectively in 2016.

2017 Hall of Fame vote

Player Year on ballot Votes Pct
Player Year on ballot Votes Pct
Jeff Bagwell 7th 381 86.2%
Tim Raines 10th 380 86.0%
Ivan Rodriguez 1st 336 76.0%
Trevor Hoffman 2nd 327 74.0%
Vladimir Guerrero 1st 317 71.7%
Edgar Martinez 8th 259 58.6%
Roger Clemens 5th 239 54.1%
Barry Bonds 5th 238 53.8%
Miike Mussina 4th 229 51.8%
Curt Schilling 5th 199 45.0%
Lee Smith 15th 151 34.2%
Manny Ramirez 1st 105 23.8%
Larry Walker 7th 97 21.9%
Fred McGriff 9th 96 21.7%
Jeff Kent 4th 74 16.7%
Gary Sheffield 3rd 59 13.3%
Billy Wagner 2nd 45 10.2%
Sammy Sosa 5th 38 8.6%
Jorge Posada 1st 17 3.8%
Magglio Ordonez 1st 3 0.7%
Edgar Renteria 1st 2 0.5%
Jason Varitek 1st 2 0.5%
Tim Wakefield 1st 1 0.2%
BBWAA vote