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Annual HOF Balloting For Catchers


1936 Veterans
Needed to Elect: 59

Player

Ballots Received

Buck Ewing

40

Wilbert Robinson 6

Charlie Bennett

3

Lou Criger

1

Doug Allison

1


1936
Needed to Elect: 170

Player

Ballots Received

Mickey Cochrane

80

Roger Bresnahan

47

Johnny Kling

8

Lou Criger

7

Ray Schalk

4


1937
Needed to Elect: 151

Player

Ballots Received

Roger Bresnahan

43

Ray Schalk

24

Johnny Kling

20

Lou Criger

16

Jimmy Archer 6

Bill Carrigan

5

Wilbert Robinson 5
Hank Gowdy 2

Marty Bergen

2

Red Dooin

1

Larry McLean

1

Pat Moran

1

Gabby Street

1

Billy Sullivan Sr.

1


1938
Needed to Elect: 197

Player

Ballots Received

Roger Bresnahan 67

Ray Schalk

45

Johnny Kling

26

Wilbert Robinson 17
Lou Criger 11
Hank Gowdy 8
Jimmy Archer 7
Bill Carrigan 4
Marty Bergen 1
Red Dooin 1
Pat Moran 1
Gabby Street 1
Ira Thomas 1
Chief Zimmer 1


1939
Needed to Elect: 206

Player

Ballots Received

Roger Bresnahan 67
Wilbert Robinson 46
Ray Schalk 35
Mickey Cochrane 28
Johnny Kling 14
Jimmy Archer 3
Bill Carrigan 4
Hank Gowdy 4
Buck Ewing 2
Lou Criger 2
Marty Bergen 1
Pat Moran 1
Heinie Peitz 1


1939 Veterans
Needed to Elect: 59

Player

Ballots Received

Buck Ewing 40


1942
Needed to Elect: 175

Player

Ballots Received

Wilbert Robinson 89

Mickey Cochrane

88

Roger Bresnahan 57
Ray Schalk 53
Johnny Kling 15
Hank Gowdy 8
Branch Rickey 3


1945
Needed to Elect: 185

Player

Ballots Received

Roger Bresnahan

133

Mickey Cochrane

125

Wilbert Robinson 81
Ray Schalk 33

Bill Dickey

17

Johnny Kling 12
Hank Gowdy 3
Bill Carrigan 3
Branch Rickey 2

Gabby Hartnett

2

Pat Moran 1


1945 Old Timers
Needed to Elect:

Player

Ballots Received

Roger Bresnahan

O/T

Wilbert Robinson O/T Mgr.


1946 Nominating
Total Voting: 202

Player

Ballots Received

Mickey Cochrane

80

Bill Dickey

40
Ray Schalk 36
Johnny Kling 20
Lou Criger 6
Gabby Hartnett 2
Bill Killefer 1

Muddy Ruel

1
Billy Sullivan Sr. 1


1946
Needed to Elect: 197

Player

Ballots Received

Mickey Cochrane

65

Bill Dickey

32


1947
Needed to Elect: 121

Player

Ballots Received

Mickey Cochrane

128

Ray Schalk 50
Gabby Hartnett 2
Hank Gowdy 1
Bubbles Hargrave 1


1948
Needed to Elect: 91

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

39

Gabby Hartnett 33
Ray Schalk 22
Jimmie Wilson 8
Hank Gowdy 3
Johnny Kling 2
Steve O'Neill 2

Spud Davis

1

Wally Schang 1
Hank Severeid 1
Luke Sewell 1
Earl Smith 1


1949
Needed to Elect: 115

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

65

Gabby Hartnett 35
Ray Schalk 24
Hank Gowdy 10
Jimmie Wilson 6
Steve O'Neill 6

Spud Davis

1


1949 Run Off
Needed to Elect: 140 (One Player Max)

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

39

Ray Schalk 17
Gabby Hartnett 7


1950
Needed to Elect: 125

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

78

Gabby Hartnett 54
Ray Schalk 16
Hank Gowdy 6
Muddy Ruel 4
Jimmie Wilson 4
Bob O'Farrell 4
Ernie Lombardi 3
Mike Gonzales 1
Steve O'Neill 1
Wally Schang 1


1951
Needed to Elect: 170

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

118

Gabby Hartnett 57
Ray Schalk 37
Hank Gowdy 26
Ernie Lombardi 3
Steve O'Neill 3
Jimmie Wilson 2
Muddy Ruel 1


1952
Needed to Elect: 176

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

139

Gabby Hartnett

77

Ray Schalk 44
Hank Gowdy 34
Steve O'Neill 10
Jimmie Wilson 7
Mike Gonzales 1
Muddy Ruel 1


1953
Needed to Elect: 198

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

179

Gabby Hartnett

104

Hank Gowdy 58
Ray Schalk 52
Steve O'Neill 13
Jimmie Wilson 10
Muddy Ruel 8
Mike Gonzales 1
Johnny Kling 1
Gabby Street 1


1954
Needed to Elect: 189

Player

Ballots Received

Bill Dickey

202

Gabby Hartnett

151

Ray Schalk 54
Hank Gowdy 51
Jimmie Wilson 8
Muddy Ruel 5


1955
Needed to Elect: 188

Player

Ballots Received

Gabby Hartnett

195

Ray Schalk

113

Hank Gowdy 90
Jimmie Wilson 13
Muddy Ruel 11

Charlie Berry

1


1955 Veterans
Number Elected: 2

Player

Ballots Received

Ray Schalk  


1956
Needed to Elect: 145

Player

Ballots Received

Hank Gowdy 49
Jimmie Wilson 17
Muddy Ruel 16
Ernie Lombardi 8
Rick Ferrell 1
Wally Schang 1
Earl Smith 1


1958
Needed to Elect: 200

Player

Ballots Received

Hank Gowdy 45
Muddy Ruel 10
Steve O'Neill 10
Wally Schang 8
Birdie Tebbetts 8
Ernie Lombardi 4
Mike Gonzales 3

Moe Berg

3

Charlie Berry

3

Bob O'Farrell 3
Luke Sewell 3
Jimmie Wilson 3
Cy Perkins 2

Harry Danning

1

Rick Ferrell 1
Bubbles Hargrave 1
Gus Mancuso 1
Clyde Sukeforth 1


1960
Needed to Elect: 202

Player

Ballots Received

Hank Gowdy 38
Wally Schang 11
Muddy Ruel 9
Jimmie Wilson 6
Ernie Lombardi 6

Moe Berg

5

Bob O'Farrell 3
Luke Sewell 3
Mike Gonzales 2
Rick Ferrell 1
Bubbles Hargrave 1

Harry Danning

1

Birdie Tebbetts 1


1962
Needed to Elect: 120

Player

Ballots Received

Ernie Lombardi 5
Jimmie Wilson 4
Luke Sewell 1


1964
Needed to Elect: 151

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

115

Ernie Lombardi 33
Wes Westrum 2


1964 Run Off
Needed to Elect: 170 (One Player Max)

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

138

Ernie Lombardi 9


1966
Needed to Elect: 197

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella 145
Ernie Lombardi 34
Jim Hegan 5
Del Rice 2


1967 Veterans
Needed to Elect:

Player

Ballots Received

Branch Rickey Vet. Com. Executive


1967
Needed to Elect: 219

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

204

Ernie Lombardi 43

Jim Hegan

2

Clint Courtney

1


1967 Run Off
Needed to Elect: 230 (One Player Max)

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

170

Ernie Lombardi 25


1968
Needed to Elect: 212

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

205

Walker Cooper

8


1969
Needed to Elect: 255

Player

Ballots Received

Roy Campanella

270

Walker Cooper

5


1970
Needed to Elect: 225

Player

Ballots Received

Walker Cooper

9


1971
Needed to Elect: 270

Player

Ballots Received

Yogi Berra 242

Walker Cooper

7


1972
Needed to Elect: 297

Player

Ballots Received

Yogi Berra

339

Walker Cooper

8


1972 Negro Committee
Needed to Elect:

Player

Ballots Received

Josh Gibson Neg. Com.


1973
Needed to Elect: 285

Player

Ballots Received

Walker Cooper

8

Smokey Burgess

1


1974
Needed to Elect: 274

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 19

Walker Cooper

9

Smokey Burgess

2


1975
Needed to Elect: 272

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 23

Walker Cooper

13


1976
Needed to Elect: 291

Player

Ballots Received

Walker Cooper

56

Elston Howard 55

Del Crandall

15


1977
Needed to Elect: 287

Player

Ballots Received

Walker Cooper

45

Elston Howard 43

Del Crandall

8


1977 Veterans
Needed to Elect:

Player

Ballots Received

Al Lopez

Manager


1978
Needed to Elect: 284

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 41

Del Crandall

6


1979
Needed to Elect: 324

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 30

Del Crandall

9


1980
Needed to Elect: 289

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 29


1981
Needed to Elect: 301

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 83
Thurman Munson 62


1982
Needed to Elect: 311

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 40
Thurman Munson 26
Bill Freehan 2


1983
Needed to Elect: 281

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 32
Thurman Munson 18
Joe Torre 20


1984
Needed to Elect: 302

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 45
Joe Torre 45
Thurman Munson 29


1984 Veterans
Needed to Elect:

Player

Ballots Received

Rick Ferrell Vet. Com.


1985
Needed to Elect: 296

Player

Ballots Received

Elston Howard 54
Joe Torre 44
Thurman Munson 32


1986
Needed to Elect: 319

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 60
Elston Howard 51
Thurman Munson 35
Tim McCarver 16
Manny Sanguillen 2


1986 Veterans
Number Elected: 3

Player

Ballots Received

Ernie Lombardi  


1987
Needed to Elect: 310

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 47
Elston Howard 44
Thurman Munson 28


1988
Needed to Elect: 320

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 60
Elston Howard 53
Thurman Munson 32


1989
Needed to Elect: 335

Player

Ballots Received

Johnny Bench 431
Joe Torre 40
Thurman Munson 31
Gene Tenance 1


1990
Needed to Elect: 333

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 55
Thurman Munson 33


1991
Needed to Elect: 332

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 41
Thurman Munson 28


1992
Needed to Elect: 323

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 62
Thurman Munson 32
Steve Yeager 2


1993
Needed to Elect: 317

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 63
Thurman Munson 40


1994
Needed to Elect: 341

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 53
Thurman Munson 31
Ted Simmons 17


1995
Needed to Elect: 345

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 50
Thurman Munson 30
Jim Sundberg 1


1996
Needed to Elect: 353

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 50

Bob Boone

28

Terry Kennedy 1


1997
Needed to Elect: 355

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 105
Bob Boone 26
Rick Dempsey 1


1998
Needed to Elect: 355

Player

Ballots Received

Gary Carter 200
Bob Boone 26


1999
Needed to Elect: 373

Player

Ballots Received

Carlton Fisk 330
Gary Carter 168
Bob Boone 27


2000
Needed to Elect: 375

Player

Ballots Received

Carlton Fisk  397
Gary Carter  248
Bob Boone  21


2001
Needed to Elect: 387

Player

Ballots Received

Gary Carter  334
Lance Parrish  9


2002
Needed to Elect: 354

Player

Ballots Received

Gary Carter  343


2003
Needed to Elect: 372

Player

Ballots Received

Gary Carter  387
Tony Pena  2
Darren Daulton  1
Mickey Tettleton  0


2003 HOF Veterans
Needed to Elect: 61 (Out of 81)

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 29
Elston Howard 6
Thurman Munson 4


2004
Needed to Elect: 387 (Out of 516)

Player

Ballots Received

Tom Pagnozzi 0


2005
Needed to Elect: 387 (Out of 516)

Player

Ballots Received

Terry Steinbach 1


2005 HOF Veterans
Needed to Elect: 60 (Out of 80)

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 36
Elston Howard 6
Thurman Munson 2


2006 Negro League Committee
 

Player

Ballots Received

Biz Mackey  
Louis Santop  


2007 HOF Veterans
Needed to Elect: 62 (Out of 82)

Player

Ballots Received

Thurman Munson 6


2008 HOF Veterans pre-1943
Needed to Elect: 9 (Out of 12)

Player

Ballots Received

Deacon White 5


2008 HOF Veterans post-1942
Needed to Elect: 48 (Out of 64)

Player

Ballots Received

Joe Torre 19


2010
Needed to Elect: 436 (Out of 581)

Player

Ballots Received

Charles Johnson 0
Benito Santiago 1


2010 Expansion Era 1973-Present
Needed to Elect: 12 (Out of 16)

Player

Ballots Received

Ted Simmons 7


2013 Pre-Integration Era 1871 - 1946
Needed to Elect: 12 (Out of 16)

Player

Ballots Received

Deacon White 15


2013
Needed to Elect: 427 (Out of 569)

Player

Ballots Received

Mike Piazza 329
Sandy Alomar Jr. 16




Some data provided by Bill Deane (member of the Society for American Baseball Research - SABR) for Total Baseball, Baseball Digest and the Baseball Hall Of Fame.


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