Look for Tim Raines to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Vladimir Guerrero is on the bubble – Los Angeles Times

By the imperfect standard of Hall of Fame voting, Ken Griffey Jr. might be considered the most well-regarded baseball player of all time. Griffey received a record 99.3% of the vote last year, three votes shy of becoming the first player to be elected unanimously.

Chipper Jones might get 100% of the vote next year, or Mariano Rivera two years from now, or Derek Jeter three years from now.

It is unlikely any player gets even 90% of the vote this year, but Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell are projected to be selected when the Hall of Fame announces its newest members on Wednesday (3 p.m. PT, MLB Network). Ivan Rodriguez, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman appear on the bubble to get the required 75%.

A few questions and answers about this year’s vote: 


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