If you were part of a Greek organization in college, whether it be a fraternity or sorority, chances are you've already made this correlation.
Every player in baseball is essentially pledging the same organization—the Hall of Fame. While the pledge period in college only lasts a few months, it can last decades in Major League Baseball.
Since inducting their first pledge class in 1936, one that consisted of five players, only 290 others have been deemed worthy of induction into this exclusive club.
That's a total of 295 people permitted entry into the hallowed halls of the Hall over more than 75 years. Sunday, that number will inch closer to 300 as Barry Larkin and the late Ron Santo will take their rightful places as the newest members.
But we could be over 300 inductees by now.
We should be over 300 inductees by now.
A strong argument could be made for dozens of players who are worthy of inclusion. Let's take a look at the 10 strongest.