There are so many players in the league that pray for the Hall of Fame and in the end, it's only a select few that make the final cut.
This era will be one to watch because of the steroid riddled players that will likely reach the ballot. We've already seen Mark McGwire miss out on the Hall, despite hitting 583 home runs and breaking Roger Maris' home run record.
Some players have stood out among their peers as the greatest to play the game in the era. Only a select few have built up a powerful enough resume that they could stop playing the game and still be immortalized in Cooperstown.
Among the players that just missed the cut for the list are Omar Vizquel, Edgar Renteria and Jason Giambi.
Here are the 15 players that deserve baseball's highest honor.