2007 Hall of Fame Induction

When: Sunday

TV: ESPN Classic

Where: Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown, N.Y.

Class of 2007: Players Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres and Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles. Spink Award winner Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post Dispatch; and Frick Award winner Denny Mathews, Kansas City Royals broadcaster.

Below are career stats for both Cal Ripken and Tony Gywnn.


Ripken Gwynn
Teams played for 1 1
Seasons played 21 20
Round drafted 2nd2nd 3rd3rd
Overall Selection 48 58
Hall voting pct. 98.53 97.61
Votes shy of unanimous 8 (of 545 total 13 (of 545 total)
Years of eligibility 1st 1st
Games 3,001 2,440
Consecutive games 2,632 134
Batting average .276 .338
Hits 3,184 3,141
Home runs 431 135
RBI 1,695 1,138
Runs 1,647 1,383
Stolen bases 36 319
Strikeouts 1,305 434
Season-high avg. .323 .394
Season-high Hrs 34 17
Season-high RBI 114 119
All-Star Games 19 15
Batting titles 0 8
League MVPs 2 0
Gold Gloves 2 5
Silver Sluggers 8 7
World Series played 1 2
Retired number 8 19

Source: Sun-Times Friday paper and AP

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About Anthony Lasala

When i'm not playing sports video games, you might spot me playing Yu Gi Oh 5DS on Xbox Live.

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