The number of players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Craig Biggio earned 68% of the vote (players need 75%), 39 votes shy of induction.
The last time the BBWAA did not elect a single recently retired player was 1996 when Phil Neikro received 68.3% of the vote. Other years where no player received the necessary 75% were 1971 (Yogi Berra, 67%), 1960 (Edd Roush, 54%), 1958 (Max Carey 51%), 1950 (Mel Ott, 68.5%), 1949 (charlie Gehringer, 67%). (Thanks to Baseball-Reference.com)

The number of players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Craig Biggio earned 68% of the vote (players need 75%), 39 votes shy of induction.

The last time the BBWAA did not elect a single recently retired player was 1996 when Phil Neikro received 68.3% of the vote. Other years where no player received the necessary 75% were 1971 (Yogi Berra, 67%), 1960 (Edd Roush, 54%), 1958 (Max Carey 51%), 1950 (Mel Ott, 68.5%), 1949 (charlie Gehringer, 67%). (Thanks to Baseball-Reference.com)