Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot, and it expected to be the overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown.
Jeter is a 14-time All-Star shortstop and five-time World Series champion. He hit .310 with 3,465 hits in 20 seasons and was the 1996 AL Rookie of the Year. He has been CEO of the Miami Marlins the past two seasons.
Other newcomers announced Monday by the BBWAA include Cliff Lee, Josh Beckett, Jason Giambi, Paul Konerko, Rafael Furcal, Bobby Abreu and Alfonso Soriano. Holdovers include Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, and Larry Walker.
Players remain on the ballot for up to 10 years, provided they receive at least 5% of the vote annually.
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