Baseball History & Player Rankings

Highest Vote Percentage in Baseball Hall of Fame Election

The following players have received the highest percentage of votes in an election for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The first election was held in 1936.

PLAYERYEARVOTE PCT
Mariano Rivera2019100.00
Derek Jeter202099.74
Ken Griffey Jr.201699.32
Tom Seaver199298.84
Nolan Ryan199998.79
Cal Ripken Jr.200798.53
Ty Cobb193698.23
George Brett199998.19
Henry Aaron198297.83
Tony Gwynn200797.61
Randy Johnson201597.27
Greg Maddux201497.20
Chipper Jones201897.16
Mike Schmidt199596.52
Johnny Bench198996.42
Steve Carlton199495.82
Babe Ruth193695.13
Honus Wagner193695.13
Rickey Henderson200994.81
Willie Mays197994.68