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The MLB Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame is in cooperstown NY, The Hall of fame was created to remember all of the great players to play baseball, certain players are banned for breaking baseball rules, Pete Rose is a perfect example, the Process, Authorization: By authorization of the Board of Directors of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., the Baseball Writers' Association of America 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. Electors: Only active and honorary members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, who have been active ball writers for at least ten 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 years prior to the date of election in which they are voting. Eligible Candidates. A baseball player must have been active as a player in the Major Leagues at some time during a period beginning fifteen years before and ending five years prior to election. Player must have played in each of ten Major League championship seasons. Players shall have ceased to be an active player in the Major Leagues at least five 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 full years, a candidate who is otherwise eligible shall be eligible in the next regular election held at least six months after the date of death or after the end of the five year period, whichever occurs first. Any player on Baseball's ineligible list shall not be an eligible candidate. Any candidate receiving votes on seventy-five percent  of the ballots cast shall be elected to membership in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.Voting is based on Player accomplishments with the the team and personal accomplishments,There are no exceptions for any certain accomplishments. The Ballot must be entered by december 31.

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