Eddie Murray and Ryne Sandberg breeze into the half-baked hall with 100% of the vote.
Otherwise there was no suspense. Valenzuela netted two votes and Greg Gagne landed one. Brett Butler got zero and real Hall of Famer Lee Smith got exactly zero votes. It appears the save statistic does not impress this group.
In 1992, it was mostly good hitters that retired. But there's one pitcher on the ballot you might want to circle.
Who's joining Ross Barnes?
- Bert Blyleven (42%, 16 Votes)
- Gary Carter (37%, 14 Votes)
- Willie Randolph (18%, 7 Votes)
- Pedro Guerrero (3%, 1 Votes)
- Jesse Barfield (0%, 0 Votes)
- Jack Clark (0%, 0 Votes)
- Brian Downing (0%, 0 Votes)
- Carney Lansford (0%, 0 Votes)
- None of them! (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 16
Former Twin Al Newman had 2.5 WAR. Also, John Moses, who had a solid year for the Twins in 1988, finished his career with negative 3.4 WAR.