1966

I’m not expecting much drama for the top spot.

This election will end Thursday. Quite a few names drop off: Bob Johnson used up his time, and Tommy Bridges, George Kell, Sal Maglie, Vern Stephens and Virgil Trucks are like Libertarians. They didn’t get enough support to matter.

14 Newt Allen
1 Ray Boone
9 Lou Boudreau 3rd
12 Ray Brown 7th
5 Willard Brown
6 PeeWee Butts
11 Bill Byrd
14 Roy Cullenbine
1 Al Dark
8 Ray Dandridge 6th
11 Leon Day
8 Dom DiMaggio
2 Larry Doby 4th
10 Bobby Doerr
6 Luke Easter
6 Ferris Fain
1 Carl Furillo
1 Grady Hatton
1 Jim Hegan
9 Charlie Keller
6 Ralph Kiner 9th
1 Brooks Lawrence
3 Bob Lemon
1 Whitey Lockman
14 Ernie Lombardi
1 Stan Lopata
15 Ted Lyons 5th
1 Gil McDougald
1 Don Newcombe
7 Johnny Pesky
7 Allie Reynolds
5 Phil Rizzuto
5 Al Rosen
14 Red Ruffing 7th
1 Bob Rush
2 Hank Sauer
2 Enos Slaughter 10th
13 Hilton Smith
8 Eddie Stanky
1 Bobby Thomson
4 Dizzy Trout
1 Mickey Vernon
11 Bucky Walters
1 Ted Williams

Bob’s ballot:

1. Williams
2. Boudreau
3. Kiner
4. Walters
5. Doby
6. Trout
7. Keller
8. Lyons
9. Slaughter
10. Ruffing

Terry’s ballot:

1: Ted Williams
2: Larry Doby
3: Ray Dandridge
4: Ralph Kiner
5: Enos Slaughter
6: Ted Lyons
7: Leon Day
8: Bob Lemon
9: Hilton Smith
10: Gil McDougald

Honorable Mention
Bobby Thomson
Mickey Vernon

Results:

11 ballots, the results:

154 Ted Williams
62 Larry Doby
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58 Lou Boudreau
48 Ted Lyons
42 Ralph Kiner
40 Ray Brown
35 Ray Dandridge
32 Enos Slaughter
28 Red Ruffing
25 Willard Brown
20 Bucky Walters
19 Charlie Keller
17 Hilton Smith
15 Leon Day
15 Ernie Lombardi
13 Luke Easter
13 Bob Lemon
9 Bill Byrd
5 Phil Rizzuto
5 Dizzy Trout
4 Newt Allen
3 Gil McDougald
3 Allie Reynolds
2 PeeWee Butts
2 Bobby Doerr
2 Al Rosen

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