Not for being in the Hall of Fame.
215 former major league players are available in the baseball hall of fame.
215 former major league players are available in the Baseball hall of fame.
think of rewriting the question
The fans vote.
There is no one in the baseball Hall of Fame who had nothing to do with baseball. They were either coaches, players, etc. Abbott and Costello.
To honor and remember the players who changed the game of baseball
As of the class of 2013, there have been 237 baseball PLAYERS elected into the Hall of Fame. There has also been twenty managers, ten umpires, and 33 executives and pioneers.
Hall of Fame Players Association was created in 1999.
There are 286 electees of the Hall of Fame as of June, 2008. Click on the 'Baseball Hall of Fame Electees' link below to see a list of those former players, executives, and pioneers.