World Baseball Hall of Fame 2015 Members

World Baseball Hall of Fame 2015 Members

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There are so many skillful and prolific baseball players who performed extremely well in the last season of Major League Baseball. The world of baseball has already seen some extraordinary talented players who achieved the peak of their success which they deserve. The Sporty Ghost team has made a thorough research of each baseball match and statistics of all the famous baseball players and has made the inductees of Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Elias ratings and ESPN ratings along with the average MLB rating also played a key role while choosing the baseball players for the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

Starting from the outfielders to the hitters along with positional player of each MLB team, fans of MLB all used to enjoy the performance of the great baseball players who made a special place at the sports lovers’ heart around the world. The Baseball Hall of Fame will certainly be a list the whole sports world will be waiting for.

History of Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame was founded in 1939 by Stephen Carlton Clark. He was the owner of a local hotel and sought to bring tourists to the city hurt by the Great Depression, which devastated the local hops industry. The Baseball Hall of Fame was dedicated on 12 June, 1939. The current chairman of Baseball Hall of Fame is Clark’s granddaughter, Jane Forbes Clark.

The inventor of American Baseball was the US civil war hero Abner Doubleday, a claim made by former National League president Abraham G. Mills and his 1905 Mills Commission, was instrumental in the early marketing of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

In 2002, the Baseball Hall of Fame launched baseball as America, a renowned traveling exhibit that toured 10 American museums over six years. The baseball Hall of Fame also sponsors educational programs on internet to bring Baseball Hall of Fame to the schoolchildren who might not visit. In 2005, the Hall and the Museum completed a series of renovations. The Baseball Hall of Fame also presents an annual exhibition at FanFest at the MLB All-Star Game.

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Baseball Hall Of Fame 2015

Let’s have a look at the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. As our tradition, we will start the list from the No 10. So just scroll down the page and enjoy. And most importantly, don’t forget to give us your most valuable comments.

10. Robinson Cano

World Baseball Hall of Fame 2015 Members, Robinson Cano
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He is a Dominican-American baseball second baseman who plays for the Seattle Mariners in MLB. From 2005-2013, Robinson Cano played for the New York Yankees. In 2014 season of Major League Baseball, he was 595 at bats and scored 77 runs in 187 hits with a batting average of 0.314. Robinson Cano also made 82 runs batted in and gained 14 home runs in the recent season of MLB till date. Cano achieved 61 walks and 270 total bases with an on-base percentage of 0.382. Robinson Cano is the 10th name in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

In addition, Cano also reached 10 stolen bases and caught stealing three times. His current year’s MLB performance was so remarkable that Robinson scored 76.6 in Elias rating, 58.8 in ESPN rating and made an average overall ranking of 52.5. In the ESPN baseball rating, Robinson Cano reached the 10 th place while he stood 48th in Elias rating and 28th in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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9. Jose Altuve

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He is a Venezuelan baseball second baseman and is considered as the shortest active MLB player with 5 feet 5 inch height. Currently, he is playing for the Houston Astros of MLB. In 2014 season of Major League Baseball, he was 660 at bats, scoring 85 runs in 225 hits with a. 341 batting average. Jose Altuve has made 59 runs batted in and also achieved 7 home runs in the recent season of MLB till date. He also achieved 299 total bases and a total walk of 36 with an on-base percentage of. 377. Jose Altuve stands at No. 9 in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

In addition, completing 56 stolen bases, Altuve was caught stealing nine times. He scored 59.9 points in ESPN rating system as a current year’s best MLB performance. In the Elias rating system, he also scored 83.0 making an average overall ranking of 31.0. ESPN put Jose Altuve at 9th place in their rating table. He also reached at 27th in Elias rating table and 16th in the MLB Average Player Rating table.

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8. Giancarlo Stanton

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Giancarlo “Mike” Stanton is an American baseball player who plays as an outfielder for the Miami Marlins in MLB. He first appeared for the Miami Marlins in the 2010 season. In 2014 MLB season, Mike scored 89 runs in 155 hits with a batting average of .288, while he was 539 at bats. Stanton made a total 105 runs batted in and in recent season of MLB, he reached 37 home runs too. With 299 total bases and an on-base percentage of. 395, he achieved 94 walks in the Major League.

Stanton reached 13 stolen bases and caught stealing only once. His current year’s MLB performance was so remarkable that Stanton scored 69.7 in ESPN rating system. He also scored 95.0 in Elias rating system with an average overall ranking of 6.0. He reached the 2nd place in Elias rating table, 8th in the ESPN rating table and 3rd in MLB Average Player Rating table. Giancarlo Stanton is the 8th baseball player in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

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7. Jose Bautista

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Jose Bautista is a Dominican baseball right fielder who is currently playing for the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB. He has been named the Player of the Month on five different occasions. With a batting average of .286, he scored 101 runs in 158 hits and in 2014 MLB season he was 553 at bats. In recent season of MLB, Bautista made 103 runs in batting and also reached 35 home runs. Currently, Jose Bautista is at No. 7 in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

Bautista achieved total bases of 290 and 104 walks with an on-base percentage of .403. He completed six stolen bases for his team and caught stealing twice. With his current year’s outstanding performance, he scored 88.4 in Elias rating, 71.5 in ESPN rating and was able to make an average overall rating of 17.5 in his career. Jose Bautista achieved the 7th place in ESPN rating table, 15th place in Elias rating table and 10th place in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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6. Jose Abreu

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Jose Abreu is a Cuban professional baseball player who plays as a first baseman. He was elected twice for the AL Player of the month. Currently, Jose Abreu plays for the Chicago White Sox in Major League Baseball. Jose Abreu settled in No. 6 spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. Previously he played for Cienfuegos in the Cuban National Baseball Series. In the 2014 MLB season, Abreu was 556 at bats and scored 80 runs in 176 hits with a batting average of. 317.

In the recent MLB season, he made 107 runs in bat and reached 36 home runs too. He attained 323 total bases and 51 walks with an on-base percentage of. 383. In addition, he completed 3 stolen bases and caught stolen only once in his career. His current baseball performance is so remarkable that he scored 71.9 in ESPN rating system, 89.8 in Elias rating system while his average overall ranking is of 13.5. In the Elias rating table, Abreu stood 10th place, 6th place in ESPN rating table and 7th in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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5. Andrew McCutchen

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Andrew “Cutch” McCutchen is a famous American baseball center fielder and currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of MLB. He is the winner of the 2013 National League Most Valuable Baseball Player award. In the last season of MLB, he was 548 at bats scoring 89 runs in 172 hits at an average of. 314. McCutchen scored 83 runs while batted in and ultimately reached 25 home runs in the recent season of MLB till now. McCutchen is the No. 5 baseball player spotted in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

His achievement list includes 297 total bases and 84 walks with an on-base percentage of. 410. He also completed a total 18 stolen bases and caught stealing three times in his baseball career. With his splendid MLB performance this year in MLB, McCutchen scored 72.7 in ESPN rating system, 93.3 in Elias rating system making an average overall ranking of 6.0. He attained the No. 5 spot in ESPN rating table, stood 3rd in Elias rating table and 4th in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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4. Michael Brantley

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Michael Brantley nicknamed as “Dr. Smooth” is an American professional baseball outfielder. He is the son of former MLB player and Coach Mickey Brantley. Currently, Michael Brantley plays baseball for the MLB team, the Cleveland Indians. In 2014 season of MLB, he was 611 at bats scoring 94 runs in 200 hits at an average batting of. 327. Making 97 runs while batted in, Brantley reached 20 home runs in the recent MLB season. He also achieved 309 total bases and 52 walks with a 385 on-base percentage. Michael Brantley marked his spot at No. 4 in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

In his baseball career, he completed 23 stolen bases and caught stealing only once. He scored 74.8 in ESPN rating system with his current year’s MLB performance. He also scored 90.6 in Elias rating system and made an average ranking of 9.0. He placed 4th in ESPN rating table, 8th in Elias rating table and also stood 6th place in MLB Average Player Rating table this year.

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3. Miguel Cabrera

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This Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman, nicknamed “Miggy” Cabrera currently plays for the Detroit Tigers in the Major League Baseball. Previously, from 2003 to 2007, he played for the MLB club, Florida Marlins. In the last MLB season, he was 611 at bats and scored a stunning 101 runs in 191 hits at an average of . 313. In the recent season of MLB, Cabrera has made 109 runs while batted in reaching 25 home runs in his MLB career.

Miguel Cabrera is the No. 3 selection in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. He attained a total 320 bases and 60 walks with an on-base baseball percentage of . 371. With an additional 1 stolen base, he had a remarkable year in MLB. Cabrera scored 91.9 in Elias rating, 76.0 in ESPN rating and made an average overall ranking of 7.0. He grabbed the 3rd place in ESPN rating table, 6th in Elias rating table as well as fifth in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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2. Mike Trout

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Mike Trout was nicknamed as “The Millville Meteor” for his amazing baseball performances. Currently, he is playing for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Major League Baseball. Previously, he started his career playing college baseball for the East Carolina University. In the last season of MLB, he was 602 at bats scoring 115 runs in 173 hits at an amazing batting average of . 287. He has made himself comfortable at No. 2 spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame 2015.

In the recent season of MLB, Trout has made 111 runs with 36 home runs till date. He completed 338 total bases this season. Additionally, he also had a total 83 walks with an on-base percentage of . 377. not only that, he also finished 16 stolen bases and caught stealing twice. With his current MLB performance, he made an average overall ranking of 1.5 while in ESPN rating system he scored 79.4 and in Elias rating system, he scored 97.7. Mike Trout is the player who stood 2nd both in the ESPN rating table and Elias rating table and achieved the top place in MLB Average Player Rating table.

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1. Victor Martinez

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The Venezuelan professional baseball player was designated hitter known as “V-Mart”. Victor Martinez is currently playing for the Detroit Tigers in the Major League Baseball. Previously, he also marked his step into the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians. Victor Martinez is the baseball player who is currently topped the list of Baseball Hall of Fame 2015. In 2014 season of MLB, he was 561 at batting scoring 87 runs in 188 hits with a batting average of . 335. In recent time, he made a total 103 runs in batting and reached 32 home runs.

Martinez has achieved 317 total bases and 70 walks with an on-base percentage of . 409. His achievement list lengthens with another 3 stolen bases among which he was only caught twice. Scoring 79.5 in ESPN rating and 92.2 in Elias rating, Martinez had an incredible MLB season this year. He also made an average overall ranking of 5.5. He achieved No. 1 spot in ESPN rating table, 5th in Elias rating table and 2nd in the MLB Average Player Rating table.

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