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1956 Hall of Fame Voting


        BBWAA Voting Wins Above Replacement Player Avg HOFer
Rk Player Pos Yrs Votes Short Pct Chance WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Total Peak JAWS Total Peak JAWS
1 Hank Greenberg* 1B 13 164 0 85.0% 9th 57.6 61.9 1.5 0.0 -5.9 57.6 47.7 52.6 66.7 42.6 54.6
2 Joe Cronin* SS 20 152 0 78.8% 10th 66.4 52.2 2.6 0.0 11.7 66.4 43.9 55.2 67.1 42.8 55.0
3 Red Ruffing* SP 22 97 48 50.3% 9th 68.7 13.5 -0.0 55.2 0.1 68.7 40.3 54.5 72.9 50.0 61.4
4 Edd Roush* CF 18 91 54 47.2% 17th 45.3 51.3 -1.1 0.0 -5.0 45.3 31.5 38.4 70.9 44.4 57.6
5 Lefty Gomez* SP 14 89 56 46.1% 12th 38.5 -4.7 -0.0 43.1 0.1 38.5 35.8 37.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
6 Hack Wilson* CF 12 74 71 38.3% 12th 38.9 46.1 -3.8 0.0 -3.4 38.9 35.8 37.3 70.9 44.4 57.6
7 Max Carey* CF 20 65 80 33.7% 13th 54.0 54.1 8.4 0.0 -8.5 54.0 33.0 43.5 70.9 44.4 57.6
8 Tony Lazzeri* 2B 14 64 81 33.2% 11th 50.0 44.8 -0.5 0.0 5.7 50.0 35.1 42.6 69.3 44.3 56.8
9 Kiki Cuyler* RF 18 55 90 28.5% 9th 46.7 52.2 0.6 0.0 -6.1 46.7 34.9 40.8 73.5 42.9 58.2
10 Hank Gowdy C 17 49 96 25.4% 15th 18.2 13.1 0.7 0.0 4.4 18.2 13.7 16.0 58.6 37.6 48.1
11 Sam Rice* RF 20 45 100 23.3% 10th 52.7 56.6 5.6 0.1 -9.5 52.7 30.8 41.7 73.5 42.9 58.2
12 Chuck Klein* RF 17 44 101 22.8% 8th 43.6 55.4 -4.5 0.0 -7.4 43.6 36.7 40.1 73.5 42.9 58.2
13 Jim Bottomley* 1B 16 42 103 21.8% 9th 35.3 51.2 -7.7 0.0 -8.2 35.3 28.8 32.1 66.7 42.6 54.6
14 Waite Hoyt* SP 21 37 108 19.2% 12th 51.8 -1.6 0.0 53.3 0.0 51.8 34.3 43.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
15 Red Faber* SP 20 34 111 17.6% 13th 65.0 -3.5 -0.1 68.5 0.0 65.0 40.9 52.9 72.9 50.0 61.4
16 Joe Medwick* LF 17 31 114 16.1% 2nd 55.6 60.4 4.4 0.0 -9.2 55.6 39.7 47.7 65.1 41.4 53.3
17 Eppa Rixey* SP 21 27 118 14.0% 13th 55.4 -1.3 -0.2 56.8 0.1 55.4 33.7 44.5 72.9 50.0 61.4
18 Goose Goslin* LF 18 26 119 13.5% 6th 66.1 70.8 4.7 0.0 -9.4 66.1 43.4 54.7 65.1 41.4 53.3
19 Zack Wheat* LF 19 26 119 13.5% 16th 60.2 67.1 5.4 0.0 -12.3 60.2 34.6 47.4 65.1 41.4 53.3
20 Burleigh Grimes* SP 19 25 120 13.0% 11th 52.8 6.1 -0.2 46.9 0.0 52.8 40.9 46.9 72.9 50.0 61.4
21 Ross Youngs* RF 10 19 126 9.8% 17th 32.2 36.9 1.2 0.0 -5.9 32.2 30.3 31.2 73.5 42.9 58.2
22 Lloyd Waner* CF 18 18 127 9.3% 5th 24.1 26.2 1.0 0.0 -3.2 24.1 20.3 22.2 70.9 44.4 57.6
23 Jimmie Wilson C 18 17 128 8.8% 9th 9.3 4.4 0.3 0.0 4.5 9.3 8.7 9.0 58.6 37.6 48.1
24 Chick Hafey* LF 13 16 129 8.3% 9th 30.1 35.7 -1.3 0.0 -4.3 30.1 27.1 28.6 65.1 41.4 53.3
25 Muddy Ruel C 19 16 129 8.3% 8th 18.6 11.8 2.0 0.0 4.8 18.6 16.5 17.5 58.6 37.6 48.1
26 Dave Bancroft* SS 16 15 130 7.8% 13th 48.6 25.1 9.4 0.0 14.1 48.6 37.2 42.9 67.1 42.8 55.0
27 Luke Appling* SS 20 14 131 7.3% 3rd 74.4 55.4 3.8 0.0 15.2 74.4 43.8 59.1 67.1 42.8 55.0
28 Travis Jackson* SS 15 14 131 7.3% 9th 44.0 21.1 13.2 0.0 9.6 44.0 35.1 39.5 67.1 42.8 55.0
29 Earle Combs* CF 12 14 131 7.3% 11th 42.5 45.2 0.6 0.0 -3.4 42.5 34.3 38.4 70.9 44.4 57.6
30 Jesse Haines* SP 19 14 131 7.3% 9th 32.5 -3.0 -0.1 35.6 0.0 32.5 22.0 27.2 72.9 50.0 61.4
31 Heinie Manush* LF 17 13 132 6.7% 3rd 45.8 53.5 -0.2 0.0 -7.5 45.8 34.7 40.2 65.1 41.4 53.3
32 Paul Derringer SP 15 12 133 6.2% 5th 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 38.9 -0.0 37.0 27.1 32.0 72.9 50.0 61.4
33 Babe Herman RF 13 11 134 5.7% 10th 40.3 50.0 -3.3 0.0 -6.5 40.3 31.8 36.1 73.5 42.9 58.2
34 Cy Williams CF 19 11 134 5.7% 11th 37.1 46.9 -4.0 0.0 -5.8 37.1 25.6 31.4 70.9 44.4 57.6
35 Arky Vaughan* SS 14 9 136 4.7% 4th 72.9 60.9 1.9 0.0 10.1 72.9 50.6 61.8 67.1 42.8 55.0
36 Ernie Lombardi* C 17 8 137 4.1% 3rd 45.9 43.1 -2.5 0.0 5.4 45.9 27.8 36.9 58.6 37.6 48.1
37 Howard Ehmke SP 15 8 137 4.1% 7th 37.9 -0.7 0.0 38.6 0.0 37.9 32.0 34.9 72.9 50.0 61.4
38 Wes Ferrell SP 15 7 138 3.6% 3rd 61.2 11.7 0.1 49.4 -0.0 61.2 54.9 58.0 72.9 50.0 61.4
39 Pepper Martin CF 13 7 138 3.6% 10th 17.5 22.1 -3.6 0.1 -1.1 17.5 16.7 17.1 70.9 44.4 57.6
40 Bucky Walters SP 19 5 140 2.6% 4th 53.3 7.1 -0.6 46.4 0.5 53.3 42.8 48.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
41 Bobby Doerr* 2B 14 5 140 2.6% 2nd 51.2 37.8 4.9 0.0 8.5 51.2 36.4 43.8 69.3 44.3 56.8
42 Lefty O'Doul LF 11 5 140 2.6% 7th 25.3 32.3 -1.8 -1.8 -3.5 25.3 27.3 26.3 65.1 41.4 53.3
43 Joe Gordon* 2B 11 4 141 2.1% 3rd 57.2 34.7 15.6 0.0 6.8 57.2 45.8 51.5 69.3 44.3 56.8
44 Doc Cramer CF 20 4 141 2.1% 1st 8.5 14.6 -4.1 0.1 -2.1 8.5 11.1 9.8 70.9 44.4 57.6
45 Joe Sewell* SS 14 3 142 1.6% 5th 53.7 44.6 -0.3 0.0 9.4 53.7 37.3 45.5 67.1 42.8 55.0
46 Tommy Bridges SP 16 3 142 1.6% 1st 50.9 -1.5 -0.1 52.4 0.1 50.9 35.0 43.0 72.9 50.0 61.4
47 Earl Averill* CF 13 3 142 1.6% 4th 48.0 53.3 -3.1 0.0 -2.2 48.0 37.3 42.7 70.9 44.4 57.6
48 Freddie Fitzsimmons SP 19 3 142 1.6% 4th 35.4 2.4 -0.1 33.2 -0.0 35.4 23.1 29.3 72.9 50.0 61.4
49 Frank McCormick 1B 13 3 142 1.6% 1st 34.9 35.7 6.2 0.0 -7.1 34.9 28.4 31.6 66.7 42.6 54.6
50 Freddie Lindstrom* 3B 13 3 142 1.6% 2nd 28.4 25.7 1.6 0.0 1.0 28.4 26.3 27.3 67.9 42.6 55.3
51 Glenn Wright SS 11 3 142 1.6% 9th 25.3 11.8 6.4 0.0 7.1 25.3 24.4 24.8 67.1 42.8 55.0
52 Johnny Vander Meer SP 13 3 142 1.6% 2nd 25.3 -1.6 -0.1 26.9 -0.0 25.3 24.7 25.0 72.9 50.0 61.4
53 Red Rolfe 3B 10 3 142 1.6% 5th 23.5 17.8 3.6 0.0 2.1 23.5 22.2 22.8 67.9 42.6 55.3
54 George Earnshaw SP 9 3 142 1.6% 5th 21.2 1.3 0.0 19.9 0.0 21.2 22.8 22.0 72.9 50.0 61.4
55 Lou Boudreau* SS 15 2 143 1.0% 1st 63.0 39.6 12.6 0.0 10.8 63.0 48.7 55.8 67.1 42.8 55.0
56 Billy Herman* 2B 15 2 143 1.0% 2nd 54.8 42.3 5.3 0.0 7.2 54.8 35.5 45.1 69.3 44.3 56.8
57 Joe Judge 1B 20 2 143 1.0% 5th 47.0 52.5 3.5 0.0 -9.0 47.0 26.4 36.7 66.7 42.6 54.6
58 Charlie Keller LF 13 2 143 1.0% 2nd 43.1 43.9 4.0 0.0 -4.9 43.1 38.7 40.9 65.1 41.4 53.3
59 Tommy Henrich RF 11 2 143 1.0% 3rd 35.7 38.2 2.7 0.0 -5.2 35.7 28.1 31.9 73.5 42.9 58.2
60 Mort Cooper SP 11 2 143 1.0% 1st 32.8 0.7 -0.1 32.1 0.0 32.8 31.7 32.2 72.9 50.0 61.4
61 Riggs Stephenson LF 14 2 143 1.0% 1st 32.1 37.3 -2.0 0.0 -3.3 32.1 24.2 28.2 65.1 41.4 53.3
62 Hal Schumacher SP 13 2 143 1.0% 3rd 29.6 2.6 -0.0 27.1 -0.1 29.6 27.5 28.6 72.9 50.0 61.4
63 Ossie Bluege 3B 18 2 143 1.0% 4th 28.3 15.9 6.9 0.0 5.6 28.3 19.7 24.0 67.9 42.6 55.3
64 Jim Tobin SP 9 2 143 1.0% 1st 26.2 6.8 -0.1 19.6 -0.0 26.2 24.0 25.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
65 High Pockets Kelly* 1B 16 2 143 1.0% 4th 25.6 26.5 4.4 0.3 -5.6 25.6 24.0 24.8 66.7 42.6 54.6
66 Guy Bush SP 17 2 143 1.0% 1st 20.3 -2.7 -0.1 23.0 -0.0 20.3 18.7 19.5 72.9 50.0 61.4
67 Hughie Critz 2B 12 2 143 1.0% 1st 15.1 -2.9 12.9 0.0 5.1 15.1 16.8 16.0 69.3 44.3 56.8
68 Lew Fonseca 1B 12 2 143 1.0% 3rd 14.0 14.9 -0.0 0.0 -0.9 14.0 14.4 14.2 66.7 42.6 54.6
69 Bob Johnson LF 13 1 144 0.5% 2nd 57.3 63.1 1.6 0.0 -7.4 57.3 36.0 46.6 65.1 41.4 53.3
70 Jack Quinn SP 23 1 144 0.5% 2nd 57.2 -1.1 0.0 58.2 0.0 57.2 32.3 44.7 72.9 50.0 61.4
71 George Uhle SP 17 1 144 0.5% 1st 54.8 10.6 0.0 44.1 0.0 54.8 43.4 49.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
72 Stan Hack 3B 16 1 144 0.5% 5th 52.6 51.2 -0.2 0.0 1.6 52.6 35.2 43.9 67.9 42.6 55.3
73 Dolf Luque SP 20 1 144 0.5% 7th 47.7 4.5 -0.1 43.3 -0.1 47.7 36.0 41.8 72.9 50.0 61.4
74 Wally Schang C 19 1 144 0.5% 3rd 45.0 41.5 -2.6 0.0 6.1 45.0 25.2 35.1 58.6 37.6 48.1
75 Sad Sam Jones SP 22 1 144 0.5% 3rd 43.2 2.9 0.0 40.3 0.0 43.2 27.9 35.5 72.9 50.0 61.4
76 Dolph Camilli 1B 12 1 144 0.5% 2nd 42.8 47.9 2.4 0.0 -7.4 42.8 39.5 41.2 66.7 42.6 54.6
77 Ken Williams LF 14 1 144 0.5% 1st 42.6 46.2 2.1 0.0 -5.7 42.6 36.5 39.6 65.1 41.4 53.3
78 Wally Berger CF 11 1 144 0.5% 1st 42.1 43.4 1.8 0.0 -3.1 42.1 35.8 38.9 70.9 44.4 57.6
79 Phil Rizzuto* SS 13 1 144 0.5% 1st 40.8 17.9 12.3 0.0 10.6 40.8 33.8 37.3 67.1 42.8 55.0
80 Bill Dinneen SP 12 1 144 0.5% 6th 40.2 -0.6 -0.3 41.0 0.0 40.2 36.3 38.3 72.9 50.0 61.4
81 Max Bishop 2B 12 1 144 0.5% 2nd 37.4 28.7 4.9 0.0 3.9 37.4 29.2 33.3 69.3 44.3 56.8
82 Earl Whitehill SP 17 1 144 0.5% 1st 37.2 1.1 -0.0 36.1 0.1 37.2 27.1 32.1 72.9 50.0 61.4
83 Jimmy Dykes 3B 22 1 144 0.5% 8th 35.3 31.3 -1.4 0.0 5.4 35.3 21.3 28.3 67.9 42.6 55.3
84 Tony Cuccinello 2B 15 1 144 0.5% 1st 35.3 27.9 2.5 0.0 4.9 35.3 28.0 31.6 69.3 44.3 56.8
85 Marty Marion SS 13 1 144 0.5% 1st 31.6 6.6 13.9 0.0 11.1 31.6 26.2 28.9 67.1 42.8 55.0
86 Bill Sherdel SP 15 1 144 0.5% 7th 31.3 3.5 -0.1 27.9 -0.0 31.3 24.0 27.6 72.9 50.0 61.4
87 Rick Ferrell* C 18 1 144 0.5% 1st 29.8 24.4 -0.5 0.0 6.0 29.8 19.9 24.8 58.6 37.6 48.1
88 Bob Meusel LF 11 1 144 0.5% 9th 27.7 32.5 0.7 0.0 -5.6 27.7 23.6 25.6 65.1 41.4 53.3
89 Joe Kuhel 1B 18 1 144 0.5% 1st 26.6 36.4 -0.7 0.0 -9.1 26.6 21.7 24.2 66.7 42.6 54.6
90 Allie Reynolds SP 13 1 144 0.5% 1st 25.5 -0.3 0.0 25.8 -0.1 25.5 20.9 23.2 72.9 50.0 61.4
91 Spud Chandler SP 11 1 144 0.5% 3rd 24.5 1.2 0.0 23.2 0.0 24.5 24.1 24.3 72.9 50.0 61.4
92 Johnny Mostil CF 10 1 144 0.5% 1st 24.2 22.2 4.3 0.0 -2.3 24.2 24.5 24.3 70.9 44.4 57.6
93 Frankie Crosetti SS 17 1 144 0.5% 3rd 23.9 9.8 3.9 0.0 10.2 23.9 19.1 21.5 67.1 42.8 55.0
94 Gus Suhr 1B 11 1 144 0.5% 1st 23.1 30.1 -0.3 0.0 -6.7 23.1 21.1 22.1 66.7 42.6 54.6
95 Al Lopez C 19 1 144 0.5% 4th 16.6 9.0 1.8 0.0 5.9 16.6 11.7 14.2 58.6 37.6 48.1
96 Everett Scott SS 13 1 144 0.5% 14th 16.2 -5.7 10.2 0.0 11.6 16.2 15.8 16.0 67.1 42.8 55.0
97 Earl Smith C 12 1 144 0.5% 2nd 14.4 12.7 -0.8 0.0 2.5 14.4 13.2 13.8 58.6 37.6 48.1
98 Bill Hallahan SP 12 1 144 0.5% 2nd 14.3 -1.5 -0.0 15.9 0.0 14.3 14.4 14.3 72.9 50.0 61.4
99 Mule Haas CF 12 1 144 0.5% 2nd 12.5 14.7 0.1 0.0 -2.3 12.5 13.1 12.8 70.9 44.4 57.6
100 Jim Turner SP 9 1 144 0.5% 1st 12.1 1.8 -0.0 10.4 -0.0 12.1 13.0 12.5 72.9 50.0 61.4
101 Nick Altrock SP 19 1 144 0.5% 6th 10.2 0.5 -0.0 9.8 -0.1 10.2 12.2 11.2 72.9 50.0 61.4
102 Joe Dugan 3B 14 1 144 0.5% 5th 9.4 6.7 -3.1 0.0 5.7 9.4 10.5 9.9 67.9 42.6 55.3
103 Burgess Whitehead 2B 9 1 144 0.5% 1st 5.9 -1.3 4.1 0.0 3.2 5.9 7.7 6.8 69.3 44.3 56.8
104 Leo Durocher SS 17 1 144 0.5% 4th 5.1 -6.4 1.7 0.0 9.7 5.1 7.3 6.2 67.1 42.8 55.0
105 Bill Wambsganss 2B 13 1 144 0.5% 6th 3.7 5.9 -6.2 0.0 4.1 3.7 7.4 5.6 69.3 44.3 56.8
106 Al Schacht SP 3 1 144 0.5% 4th 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 72.9 50.0 61.4