Players removed from the ballot are not
eligible for selection by the Veterans Committee until twenty-three years
after their retirement date!
Did you know that Kirby
Puckett (age forty)
is now the third-youngest player to be elected to the National
Baseball Hall of Fame (amongst living players)? Those that
made it before him were Lou
19, 1903. Put in Hall on December 7, 1939.
Age 36 Years, 5 Months, 19 Days)
Koufax (Born December
30, 1935. Put in Hall on January 19, 1972.
Age 36 Years, 0 Months, 21 Days)!
you know that the Veterans Committee announced the
results of their general election on March 6, 2001?