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The 2019 Baseball Writers’ Association of American balloting features 35 players, including 20 new candidates and 15 returnees. Any candidate who receives votes on at least 75 percent of all ballots cast will be inducted this summer.
The Class of 2019, which already includes Today’s Game Era electees Harold Baines and Lee Smith, will be inducted July 21 in Cooperstown as part of the July 19-22 Induction Weekend. Admission to the 1:30 p.m. Induction Ceremony at Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center is free and open to the public.