1967

Either 1967 or 1976 has to be the weakest class of newcomers. There isn’t a single player from this year that I feel compelled to vote for. There are a couple of guys who will receive a vote or two, but none will be elected; and I’ll be shocked if any of them ever finish in the Top 10.

Notables who drop off: Ted Lyons, Dom DiMaggio and Hank Sauer

15 Newt Allen
1 Johnny Antonelli
1 Hank Bauer
10 Lou Boudreau 3rd
1 Tom Brewer
13 Ray Brown 6th
6 Willard Brown 10th
7 PeeWee Butts
12 Bill Byrd
15 Roy Cullenbine
9 Ray Dandridge 7th
12 Leon Day
11 Bobby Doerr
7 Luke Easter
7 Ferris Fain
1 Mike Garcia
1 Ned Garver
1 Jackie Jensen
1 Willie Jones
10 Charlie Keller
7 Ralph Kiner 5th
1 Ted Kluszewski
4 Bob Lemon
15 Ernie Lombardi
2 Gil McDougald
2 Don Newcombe
8 Johnny Pesky
8 Allie Reynolds
1 Del Rice
6 Phil Rizzuto
6 Al Rosen
15 Red Ruffing 9th
3 Enos Slaughter 8th
14 Hilton Smith
1 Gerry Staley
9 Eddie Stanky
1 Chuck Stobbs
2 Bobby Thomson
1 Earl Torgeson
5 Dizzy Trout
1 Elmer Valo
2 Mickey Vernon
12 Bucky Walters

Bob’s ballot:

1. Dandridge
2. Smith
3. R Brown
4. Slaughter
5. Ruffing
6. Kiner
7. W Brown
8. Rizzuto
9. Boudreau
10. Doerr

Terry’s ballot:

1: Ray Dandridge
2: Ralph Kiner
3: Enos Slaughter
4: Hilton Smith
5: Lou Boudreau
6: Red Ruffing
7: Bob Lemon
8: Ray Brown
9: Ted Kluszewski
10: Bucky Walters

Honorable Mention
Gil McDougald
Phil Rizzuto

Results:

11 ballots; the results:

76 Ray Brown
73 Lou Boudreau
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64 Ray Dandridge
62 Ralph Kiner
61 Enos Slaughter
57 Red Ruffing
48 Hilton Smith
47 Willard Brown
24 Luke Easter
24 Bucky Walters
20 Charlie Keller
19 Ernie Lombardi
16 Bobby Doerr
16 Phil Rizzuto
14 Bill Byrd
13 Bob Lemon
9 Newt Allen
8 Leon Day
5 Allie Reynolds
4 Al Rosen
3 Johnny Pesky
2 Ted Kluszewski
2 Don Newcombe
2 Eddie Stanky
1 Gil McDougald
1 Mickey Vernon

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