Former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. is one of 15 new candidates on the 2016 Hall of Fame Ballot, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Monday. There are also 17 holdovers from the 2015 ballot.
Griffey hit 210 of his 630 career home runs during his nine seasons (2000-08) with the Reds. He ranks sixth in baseball history in home runs. He had 2,781 hits in a 22-year career.
Results of voting will be announced at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 on the MLB Network.
Here’s the complete ballot: Garret Anderson, Brad Ausmus, Jeff Bagwell, Barry Bonds, Luis Castillo, Roger Clemens, David Eckstein, Jim Edmonds, Nomar Garciaparra, Troy Glaus, Ken Griffey Jr., Mark Grudzielanek, Mike Hampton, Trevor Hoffman, Jason Kendall, Jeff Kent, Mike Lowell, Edgar Martinez, Fred McGriff, Mark McGwire, Mike Mussina, Mike Piazza, Tim Raines, Curt Schilling, Gary Sheffield, Lee Smith, Sammy Sosa, Mike Sweeney, Alan Trammell, Billy Wagner, Larry Walker, Randy Winn.
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