1955

Three players go by the wayside, Al Lopez and Andy Cooper from lack of interest, and Burleigh Grimes from 15 years of lack of strong interest. This election will end Thursday.

Rather a weak class coming in this year, with only one, Willie “Devil” Wells likely to get much support.

3 Newt Allen
11 Earl Averill
12 John Beckwith
4 Cool Papa Bell 3rd
1 Gene Benson
9 Wally Berger
1 Ernie Bonham
4 Tommy Bridges
2 Ray Brown 8th
5 Dolf Camilli
1 Hugh Casey
3 Spud Chandler
1 Mort Cooper
5 Joe Cronin 4th
3 Roy Cullenbine
12 Kiki Cuyler
9 Dizzy Dean 9th
9 Wes Ferrell 7th
1 Elbie Fletcher
1 Augie Galan
1 Denny Galehouse
7 Lefty Gomez
3 Stan Hack 6th
1 Jeff Heath
3 Billy Herman
1 Tex Hughson
5 Bob Johnson
13 Judy Johnson
6 Chuck Klein
1 Whitey Kurowski
11 Tony Lazzeri
1 Buddy Lewis
3 Ernie Lombardi
11 Dick Lundy
4 Ted Lyons
11 Heinie Manush
15 Rabbit Maranville
14 Firpo Marberry
2 Joe Medwick 10th
15 Sam Rice
1 Schoolboy Rowe
3 Red Ruffing
1 Rip Sewell
1 Clyde Shoun
2 Hilton Smith
1 Stan Spence
13 Pie Traynor
1 Mike Tresh
1 Quincey Trouppe
1 Dixie Walker
5 Lon Warneke
1 Willie “Devil” Wells
5 Jud “Boojum” Wilson 5th
1 Taffy Wright

Bob’s ballot:

1. Bell
2. Cronin
3. Wilson
4. Wells
5. Hack
6. Brown
7. Beckwith
8. Lundy
9. Herman
10. Averill

Terry’s ballot:

1: Willie “Devil” Wells
2: Cool Papa Bell
3: Jud “Boojum” Wilson
4: Dizzy Dean
5: Joe Cronin
6: Billy Herman
7: Stan Hack
8: Joe Medwick
9: Wes Ferrell
10: Hilton Smith

Honorable Mention

Mort Cooper– Readers’ Digest Condensed Hall of Famer.
Buddy Lewis– Deserves at least a shout-out for his famous bomber run over (I think) Griffith Stadium.

Results:

11 ballots; the results

100 Willie Wells
99 Cool Papa Bell
***************
86 Joe Cronin
55 Jud Wilson
46 Stan Hack
42 Billy Herman
35 Ray Brown
29 Rabbit Maranville
26 Joe Medwick
21 Dick Lundy
18 Judy Johnson
16 Dizzy Dean
15 John Beckwith
13 Wes Ferrell
11 Chuck Klein
10 Earl Averill
10 Hilton Smith
7 Newt Allen
7 Heinie Manush
6 Bob Johnson
5 Ted Lyons
5 Red Ruffing
3 Lefty Gomez
2 Augie Galan
2 Sam Rice
1 Tony Lazzeri
1 Pie Traynor

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s