Just 11 votes short of HOF… COL legend “Things beyond my control”

‘Colorado legend’ Todd Helton (50) unfortunately failed to enter the Hall of Fame (HOF).

On the 25th (Korean time), according to MLB.com, the official homepage of the Major League Baseball (MLB), Helton scored 72.2% (281 votes) in a vote in which 389 voters of the BBWAA voted, falling short of the admission standard of 75%. couldn’t It was only 11 votes short of the Hall of Fame. “It’s disappointing, but it’s out of my control,” he said after the voting results came out.  

Helton raised his vote rate every year, starting with 16.5% in 2019, when the first Hall of Fame vote was held, followed by 29.2% in 2020, 44.9% in 2021, and 52% last year. If the current trend is maintained, it is likely to enter the Hall of Fame next season. Balloting into the MLB Hall of Fame is eligible for players five years past their retirement. You need to get at least 75% of the votes in the BBWAA vote, and you have 10 chances to challenge. 메이저사이트

Helton is a “one-club man” who wore only a Colorado uniform throughout his MLB career. His career (17 years) was a batting average of 0.316 (2519 hits in 7962 at-bats), 369 homers and 1406 RBIs. He boasts a brilliant individual career, including five All-Star selections, three Gold Gloves, and four Silver Sluggers. He is MLB’s leading first baseman and has kept Colorado’s center of batting line for several years. The only former Colorado players to be inducted into the Hall of Fame are Helton and Larry Walker, who enjoyed an era (76.6% of the vote in 2020).

Meanwhile, Scott Rolen is the only player inducted into the Hall of Fame this year with 76.3% of the votes. Rolen was the league’s best third baseman, receiving seven All-Stars and eight Gold Gloves during his playing career.

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