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Bonds misses HOF in final year on ballot

Bonds misses HOF in final year on ballot


SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds stays shut out of the Hall of Fame, with one way to Cooperstown authoritatively arriving at an impasse on Tuesday night.


Bonds misses HOF in final year on ballot

Bonds, apparently the best hitter in baseball history, attracted 66% of the vote his tenth and last year on the Baseball Writers' Association of America polling form, missing the mark concerning the 75-percent limit needed for enlistment.


All things considered, Tuesday's outcomes didn't absolutely end Bonds' Hall of Fame bid. He will currently be qualified for the Today's Game Era polling form, which considers applicants who made their most noteworthy commitments to the game from 1988-2016. The Today's Game Era Committee -

 - which is scheduled to meet in December -

 - is one of four 16-man councils accused of giving a road to Cooperstown to administrators, umpires and chiefs, just as players who have tumbled off the BBWAA voting form.

Previous Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the solitary up-and-comer chose by the BBWAA this year and will be regarded close by the six men casted a ballot in by the Golden Days and Early Baseball Era panels

- Jim Kaat and Tony Oliva, and the late Bud Fowler, Gil Hodges, Minnie Miñoso and Buck O'Neil - - at the 2022 Hall of Fame acceptance service on July 24 in Cooperstown, N.Y.


Bonds, who got a little knock from the 61.8 percent he attracted 2021, has the accreditations to justify reverence in the Hall of Fame, however he's seen as a polarizing figure because of his connections to execution improving medications. 

Roger Clemens, who has been hounded by comparative allegations, additionally stayed outwardly examining as his BBWAA voting form qualification found some conclusion this year.

Bonds burned through 15 of his 22 seasons in the Majors with the Giants and claims the unsurpassed record for profession grand slams (762), single-season homers (73 out of 2001), strolls (2,558) and deliberate strolls (688). He hit .312/.477/.666 more than 1,976 games with the Giants, winning five of his seven National League Most Valuable Player Awards in San Francisco. A 14-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove victor, Bonds is the main player to hit 500 grand slams and take 500 bases.


• Complete Hall of Fame inclusion

Second baseman Jeff Kent, Bonds' previous Giants partner, earned 32.7 percent in his penultimate year on the polling form, almost indistinguishable from the 32.4 percent he got in 2021. Gained from Cleveland as a component of the Matt Williams exchange 1996, Kent hit .297/.368/.535 over his six seasons with the Giants and won the NL MVP Award in 2000. A five-time All-Star, Kent completed his vocation with 377 homers, including a record 351 as a second baseman.


Support for Omar Vizquel, who won the last two of his 11 Gold Glove Awards during his four-season residency with the Giants, plunged from 49.1 percent in 2021 to 23.9 percent this year after his ex, Blanca, blamed the Venezuelan shortstop for aggressive behavior at home.


Previous Giants pro Tim Lincecum attracted 2.3 percent his first year of qualification, missing the mark concerning the 5% expected to stay on the BBWAA voting form.

 "The Freak" won consecutive Cy Young Awards in 2008 and '09, acquired three World Series rings and threw two no-hitters over his nine seasons in San Francisco, however life span gives at last kept him from making a genuine bid for a spot in the Hall of Fame.

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