The 'MLB Hall of Famers elected in their first year of eligibility' quiz
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The 'MLB Hall of Famers elected in their first year of eligibility' quiz

A belated congratulations to the members of the 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame class who were inducted into Cooperstown on Wednesday. Derek Jeter, Larry Walker and Ted Simmons were enshrined as players, with the late Marvin Miller finally going in as an executive. Jeter was the headliner, having received 99.75% of the BBWAA vote. He fell one vote short of becoming only the second player, behind teammate Mariano Rivera, to garner 100% of votes cast. During his acceptance speech, Jeter made sure to shout out the one voter who left him off of their ballot, "Thank you to the baseball writers - all but one of you - who voted for me."

Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. Jeter may not have gotten every vote, but he was elected in his first year of eligibility. Including his class, a total of 53 MLB players have been elected to Cooperstown in the first year they were eligible. So with that in mind, how many of the 53 can you name in six minutes?

Good luck!

SCORE:
0/53
TIME:
6:00
2020 / NYY / SS
Derek Jeter
2019 / NYY / RP
Mariano Rivera
2019 / TOR / SP
Roy Halladay
2018 / ATL / 3B
Chipper Jones
2018 / CLE / 1B
Jim Thome
2017 / TEX / C
Ivan Rodriguez
2016 / SEA / OF
Ken Griffey Jr.
2015 / ARZ / SP
Randy Johnson
2015 / BOS / SP
Pedro Martinez
2015 / ATL / SP
John Smoltz
2014 / ATL / SP
Tom Glavine
2014 / NONE / SP
Greg Maddux
2014 / CHW / 1B
Frank Thomas
2009 / OAK / OF
Rickey Henderson
2007 / SD / OF
Tony Gwynn
2007 / BAL / SS
Cal Ripken Jr.
2005 / BOS / 3B
Wade Boggs
2004 / OAK / RP
Dennis Eckersley
2004 / MIL / 3B
Paul Molitor
2003 / BAL / 1B
Eddie Murray
2002 / STL / SS
Ozzie Smith
2001 / MIN / OF
Kirby Puckett
2001 / SD / OF
Dave Winfield
1999 / KC / 3B
George Brett
1999 / TEX / SP
Nolan Ryan
1999 / MIL / SS
Robin Yount
1995 / PHI / 3B
Mike Schmidt
1994 / PHI / SP
Steve Carlton
1993 / NYY / OF
Reggie Jackson
1992 / NYM / SP
Tom Seaver
1991 / MIN / 1B
Rod Carew
1990 / CIN / 2B
Joe Morgan
1990 / BAL / SP
Jim Palmer
1989 / CIN / C
Johnny Bench
1989 / BOS / OF
Carl Yastrzemski
1988 / PIT / OF
Willie Stargell
1986 / SF / 1B
Willie McCovey
1985 / STL / OF
Lou Brock
1983 / BAL / 3B
Brooks Robinson
1982 / ATL / OF
Hank Aaron
1982 / BAL / OF
Frank Robinson
1981 / STL / SP
Bob Gibson
1980 / DET / OF
Al Kaline
1979 / SF / OF
Willie Mays
1977 / CHC / SS
Ernie Banks
1974 / NYY / OF
Mickey Mantle
1973 / PIT / OF
Roberto Clemente
1973 / MIL / SP
Warren Spahn
1972 / LAD / SP
Sandy Koufax
1969 / STL / OF
Stan Musial
1966 / BOS / OF
Ted Williams
1962 / CLE / SP
Bob Feller
1962 / BKD / 2B
Jackie Robinson

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