The Captain is officially in the MLB Hall of Fame!
The announcement came that Jeter received a near anonymous induction, falling short by 1 vote!
Derek Jeter fell one vote short of joining his Yankee teammate Mariano Rivera as unanimous selections into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Rivera remains the only player elected to the Hall with 100% of the vote. pic.twitter.com/caC2AOTnSC
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 21, 2020
How is Derek Jeter not unanimous???? #BaseballHallofFame
— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) January 21, 2020
IT WASN’T ME! I swear. Derek Jeter got inducted with 396 votes of 397 cast. Somebody was after a bit of notoriety, and will get it. Here was my ballot. pic.twitter.com/sF6EZdCHFp
— Greg Cote (@gregcote) January 21, 2020
Still the HOF was a no doubter for the Captain, look at these numbers…
— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) January 21, 2020
Derek Jeter is the latest New York Yankee headed to Cooperstown. pic.twitter.com/4y0THcygKS
— YES Network (@YESNetwork) January 21, 2020
Players sound off on Jetes HOF nod
— CC Sabathia (@CC_Sabathia) January 21, 2020
— Paul O’Neill (@PaulONeillYES) January 22, 2020
To the best teammate a player can ever ask for…your hard work, respect for the game and selfless leadership have always served as an inspiration. Felicidades y gracias por las memorias! pic.twitter.com/iUjVUDJ1Ov
— Mariano Rivera (@MarianoRivera) January 22, 2020
— Robinson Cano (@RobinsonCano) January 22, 2020
Now from the Captain himself
All smiles from The Captain pic.twitter.com/DyWSYWaSlD
— YES Network (@YESNetwork) January 22, 2020
To the one writer who decided not to vote Derek Jeter to the HOF, you will be revealed soon!
Public ballots will be released in two weeks. All voters had the option of making their ballots public or keeping them private.
— BBWAA (@officialBBWAA) January 21, 2020