Ten Baseball Players Who Barely Made It into the Hall of Fame

Paul Swaney@@PaulSwaneySenior Analyst IJune 29, 2009

Ten Baseball Players Who Barely Made It into the Hall of Fame

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    FLUSHING, NY - OCTOBER 27:  Jim Rice #14 of the Boston Red Sox stands on the field during Game seven of the 1986 World Series against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium on October 27, 1986 in Flushing, New York. The Mets defeated the Red Sox 8-5 to win the

9. Lefty Grove (1947): 76.4 percent

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8. Catfish Hunter (1987): 76.3 percent

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7. Ryne Sandberg (2005): 76.2 percent

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    CHICAGO - 1989:  Ryne Sandberg #23 of the Chicago Cubs bats during a game in the 1989 season at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

6. Cy Young (1937): 76.1 percent

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5. Early Wynn (1972): 76.0 percent

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4. Willie Keeler (1939): 75.5 percent

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3. Al Simmons (1953): 75.4 percent

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2. Ralph Kiner (1975): 75.4 percent

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    COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 31: Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner attends the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on July 31, 2005 at the Clark Sports Complex in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

1. Fergie Jenkins (1991): 75.4 percent

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    CHICAGO - 1983:  Fergie Jenkins #31 of the Chicago Cubs winds back to pitch in a game during the 1983 season at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)