Players have to play 10 seasons and then wait five years after retirement to be considered for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
For the most part 10 years. The requirements to be in the Hall of Fame are 10 years of MLB experience, 5 years of retirement (in a rare occurrence Roberto Clemente was inducted the year after his death in 1973), and pass screening committee (remove lesser quality players).
Josh M is a 29 years old guy who is a former pro baseball player.
You can be a professional baseball player with no college at all. You just have to be very, very, good.
A player must be retired for 5 years before becoming eligible for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
No. Pete Rose (4256 hits) and Rafael Palmeiro (3020 hits) will probably never be elected to the Hall due to 'crimes' against baseball (Rose for gambling and Palmeiro for taking performance enhancing substances). Craig Biggio (3060 hits) must wait out the 5 years between retirement and election ... he will be eligible for election to the Hall in 2013.
The election of the US president is called a quadrennial general election. It takes place every four years in years divisible by four.
No. Presidential election sare always held on years that are multiples of 4. 1880 and 1884 were election years
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum The Hall of Famers The Museum BBWAA RULES FOR ELECTION TO THE HALL OF FAME Election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame is possible through one of two ways. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) considers the candidacies of players who have played at least 10 major league seasons and been retired five seasons. The Veterans Committee considers those players whose careers concluded no later than 21 seasons ago, along with managers, umpires and executives. Rules for the BBWAA election are listed below. RULES FOR ELECTION BY THE BASEBALL WRITERS' ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA 1. Authorization: By authorization of the Board of Directors of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) is authorized to hold an election every year for the purpose of electing members to the National Baseball Hall of Fame from the ranks of retired baseball players. 2. Electors: Only active and honorary members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, who have been active baseball writers for at least ten (10) years, shall be eligible to vote. They must have been active as baseball writers and members of the Association for a period beginning at least ten (10) years prior to the date of election in which they are voting. 3. Eligible Candidates -- Candidates to be eligible must meet the following requirements: A baseball player must have been active as a player in the Major Leagues at some time during a period beginning twenty (20) years before and ending five (5) years prior to election. Player must have played in each of ten (10) Major League championship seasons, some part of which must have been within the period described in 3 (A). Player shall have ceased to be an active player in the Major Leagues at least five (5) calendar years preceding the election but may be otherwise connected with baseball. In case of the death of an active player or a player who has been retired for less than five (5) full years, a candidate who is otherwise eligible shall be eligible in the next regular election held at least six (6) months after the date of death or after the end of the five (5) year period, whichever occurs first. Any player on Baseball's ineligible list shall not be an eligible candidate. 4. Method of Election: BBWAA Screening Committee — A Screening Committee consisting of baseball writers will be appointed by the BBWAA. This Screening Committee shall consist of six members, with two members to be elected at each Annual Meeting for a three-year term. The duty of the Screening Committee shall be to prepare a ballot listing in alphabetical order eligible candidates who (1) received a vote on a minimum of five percent (5%) of the ballots cast in the preceding election or (2) are eligible for the first time and are nominated by any two of the six members of the BBWAA Screening Committee. Electors may vote for as few as zero (0) and as many as ten (10) eligible candidates deemed worthy of election. Write-in votes are not permitted. Any candidate receiving votes on seventy-five percent (75%) of the ballots cast shall be elected to membership in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. 5. Voting: Voting shall be based upon the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, and contributions to the team(s) on which the player played. 6. Automatic Elections: No automatic elections based on performances such as a batting average of .400 or more for one (1) year, pitching a perfect game or similar outstanding achievement shall be permitted. 7. Time of Election: The duly authorized representatives of the BBWAA shall prepare, date and mail ballots to each elector no later than the 15th day of January in each year in which an election is held. The elector shall sign and return the completed ballot within twenty (20) days. The vote shall then be tabulated by the duly authorized representatives of the BBWAA. 8. Certification of Election Results: The results of the election shall be certified by a representative of the Baseball Writers' Association of America and an officer of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. The results shall be transmitted to the Commissioner of Baseball. The BBWAA and National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. shall jointly release the results for publication. 9. Amendments: The Board of Directors of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. reserves the right to revoke, alter or amend these rules at any time.
6 years or upto 65 years,whichever is earliest for Chief Election Commissioner, 6 years or upto 62 years,whichever is earliest for Election Commissioners
With a 5 year contract with a team, the average baseball player makes about 100 million dollars in 5 years.
The average career span for a Major League Baseball player is 5.6 years. For a player in the National Football League it is only 3.5 years and for an NBA player, the average career is just short of 5 years.
The U.S. presidential election is conducted every four years.
No . All presidential election years are divisible by four. (All even numbered years are congressional election years-- 1958 did see congressional elections.)
The last general election in Antigua was four years ago. Next year it will be five years until the next general election.
Off-year election generally refers to the year in between the presidential election year and the mid-term election year. Off-year elections ocur in the odd numbered years. Unless there is a vacancy, no U.S. representative's seat is up for election at that time. All 435 of the U.S. representative's seats are up for election every two years -- presidential election and the mid-term election -- the even years.
The President of the United States must be 35 years old to be considered for election. He/she must also be born on United States soil.
Equal population splits among districts
He is 40 years old now.
A general election takes place every five years.
The United Kingdom holds a general election every five years.
If you mean the Presidential election, they are held every 4 years, and 1866 was NOT one of those years
The United States Senate is considered a continuous body because no more than one third of the body is up for election every two years. This staggering of elections makes the Senate continuous.
every 2 years is a new election