Nearly 14 percent of the 72 living members of the Baseball Hall of Fame died in 2020 and 2021, including legends Hank Aaron and Tommy Lasorda.Who died in the Hall of Fame this year?
This year, Kaline, known as “Mr. Tiger,” died in April. Beloved Mets ace Tom Seaver died on Aug. 31 and, barely a week later, Brock passed away. Then, in a nine-day span from Oct. 2 to Oct. 11, Gibson, Whitey Ford and Joe Morgan died, leaving the Hall with 76 living members.Was 2020 the worst year in Hall of Fame history?
Six iconic Hall of Famers died in 2020, making it one of the worst years in Hall history. The Hall had not lost as many as six members since 1972, when seven died, Mead says. That, Mead says, was the most in a single year.How many people are in the Baseball Hall of Fame?
Here are the 333 members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, sorted by the years they were inducted. Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons, Larry Walker (Note: The 2020 induction ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 and rescheduled for 2021). Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera, Lee Smith