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Baseball fans are often up in arms about the players that the Baseball Writers Assn. of America fails to vote into the Hall of Fame, but it's hard to argue the qualifications of those it does enshrine. The players elected by the BBWAA:

January 10, 2007

* 2007 -- Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr.

* 2006 -- Bruce Sutter.

* 2005 -- Wade Boggs, Ryne Sandberg.

* 2004 -- Dennis Eckersley, Paul Molitor.

* 2003 -- Gary Carter, Eddie Murray.

* 2002 -- Ozzie Smith.

* 2001 -- Kirby Puckett, Dave Winfield.

* 2000 -- Carlton Fisk, Tony Perez.

* 1999 -- George Brett, Nolan Ryan, Robin Yount.

* 1998 -- Don Sutton.

* 1997 -- Phil Niekro.

* 1995 -- Mike Schmidt.

* 1994 -- Steve Carlton.

* 1993 -- Reggie Jackson.

* 1992 -- Rollie Fingers, Tom Seaver.

* 1991 -- Rod Carew, Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry.

* 1990 -- Joe Morgan, Jim Palmer.

* 1989 -- Johnny Bench, Carl Yastrzemski.

* 1988 -- Willie Stargell.

* 1987 -- Catfish Hunter, Billy Williams.

* 1986 -- Willie McCovey.

* 1985 -- Lou Brock, Hoyt Wilhelm.

* 1984 -- Luis Aparicio, Don Drysdale, Harmon Killebrew.

* 1983 -- Juan Marichal, Brooks Robinson.

* 1982 -- Hank Aaron, Frank Robinson.

* 1981 -- Bob Gibson.

* 1980 -- Al Kaline, Duke Snider.

* 1979 -- Willie Mays.

* 1978 -- Eddie Mathews.

* 1977 -- Ernie Banks.

* 1976 -- Bob Lemon, Robin Roberts.

* 1975 -- Ralph Kiner.

* 1974 -- Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle.

* 1973 -- Roberto Clemente, Warren Spahn.

* 1972 -- Yogi Berra, Sandy Koufax, Early Wynn.

* 1970 -- Lou Boudreau.

* 1969 -- Roy Campanella, Stan Musial.

* 1968 -- Joe Medwick.

* 1967 -- Red Ruffing.

* 1966 -- Ted Williams.

* 1964 -- Luke Appling.

* 1962 -- Bob Feller, Jackie Robinson.

* 1956 -- Joe Cronin, Hank Greenberg.

* 1955 -- Joe DiMaggio, Gabby Hartnett, Ted Lyons, Dazzy Vance.

* 1954 -- Bill Dickey, Rabbit Maranville, Bill Terry.

* 1953 -- Dizzy Dean, Al Simmons.

* 1951 -- Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Harry Heilmann, Paul Waner.

* 1949 -- Charlie Gehringer.

* 1948 -- Herb Pennock, Pie Traynor.

* 1947 -- Mickey Cochrane, Frankie Frisch, Lefty Grove, Carl Hubbell.

* 1942 -- Rogers Hornsby.

* 1939 -- Eddie Collins, Lou Gehrig, Willie Keeler, George Sisler.

* 1938 -- Grover Cleveland Alexander.

* 1937 -- Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker, Cy Young.

* 1936 -- Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner.

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