Just saw at MLB.com that the Veteran’s Committee ballot for 2015 enshrinement at the Hall of Fame is out. Here’s the list:
Players: Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce, Maury Wills, Luis Tiant
Executive: Bob Howsam
Seven of the ten, all but Boyer, Hodges, and Howsam are living. The election is 8 December.
This is a list of the committee members:
Hall of Fame Members: Jim Bunning, Rod Carew, Pat Gillick, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Kaline, Joe Morgan, Ozzie Smith Don Sutton
Executives: Jim Frey, David Glass, Roland Hemond, Bob Watson
Media Members: Steve Hirdt, Dick Kaegel, Phil Pepe, Tracy Ringolsby.
12 votes are necessary for election.