Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/28/12
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Don Mattingly is in his 13th year of eligibility for Baseball’s Hall of Fame (Photo Credit: Bleacher Report) On Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Baseball Writers Association of America announced the ballot of 37 players competing for a spot in the 2013 Hall of Fame class. Many of the candidates are on the ballot for the first time. There are six former Yankees listed on this year’s ballot. The 600-plus eligible voters have until December 31 to return their ballots. The results will be announced on January 9, with a results show simulcast live on MLB Network. In order to gain election to the Hall, a player needs to secure 75 percent of the votes cast. The players up for election to the Hall are: Sandy Alomar Jr. Jeff Bagwell Craig Biggio Barry Bonds Jeff Cirillo Royce Clayton Roger Clemens Jeff Conine Steve Finley Julio Franco Shawn Green Roberto Hernandez Ryan Klesko Kenny Lofton Edgar Martinez Don Mattingly Fred McGriff Mark McGwire Jose Mesa Jack Morris Dale Murphy Rafael Palmeiro Mike Piazza Tim Raines Reggie Sanders Curt Schilling Aaron Sele Lee Smith Sammy Sosa Mike Stanton Alan Trammell Larry Walker Todd Walker David Wells Rondell White Bernie Williams Woody Williams
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