Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of FamersJonathan Daniel /Allsport; G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images; Bob Levey/Getty ImagesBaseball’s 2017 Hall of Fame class: Tim Raines (left), Ivan Rodgriguez (center), and Jeff Bagwell.

Baseball’s Hall of Fame has three new members as Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell have been elected.

Raines, on the ballot for the tenth and final time, eclipsed the necessary 75% of the votes for the first by being named on 86.0% of the ballots. Bagwell, in his seventh year on the ballot, received votes from 86.2% of the baseball writers. Rodriguez was eligible for the first time and was named on 76.0% of the ballots.

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