The 20 Players With The Highest Hall of Fame Voting Percentage In MLB History

2013 is the first year since 1960 that no players will be inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. Here are the players who had no trouble getting into the Hall of Fame. Surprisingly the greatest American athlete in history, Babe Ruth, appeared on just 215 of 226 ballots and didn’t even crack the top 10.

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