Jones, Guerrero, Thome, Hoffman Elected to Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame, it was announced Wednesday night.

The voters obviously like Jones more than Mets fans, giving him 97.2% of the vote in his first time on the ballot. Guerrero, who fell victim to first-time bias last year, got 92.9% this time around. Thome got nearly 90%: Hoffman nearly 80%.

Once surprise is that Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens both held steady in the mid-50s% after making steady climbs. Perhaps their elections are not inevitable. Of course, the smarter folks at the IBWAA made them Hall of Famers today.

Here is the entire vote:

NAME VOTES PCT.
Chipper Jones 410 97.2%
Vladimir Guerrero 392 92.9%
Jim Thome 379 89.8%
Trevor Hoffman 337 79.9%
Edgar Martinez 297 70.4%
Mike Mussina 268 63.5%
Roger Clemens 242 57.3%
Barry Bonds 238 56.4%
Curt Schilling 216 51.2%
Omar Vizquel 156 37.0%
Larry Walker 144 34.1%
Fred McGriff 98 23.2%
Manny Ramirez 93 22.0%
Jeff Kent 61 14.5%
Gary Sheffield 47 11.1%
Billy Wagner 47 11.1%
Scott Rolen 43 10.2%
Sammy Sosa 33 7.8%
Andruw Jones 31 7.3%
Jamie Moyer 10 2.4%
Johann Santana 10 2.4%
Johnny Damon 8 1.9%
Hideki Matsui 4 0.9%
Chris Carpenter 2 0.5%
Kerry Wood 2 0.5%
Livan Hernandez 1 0.2%
Carlos Lee 1 0.2%
Orlando Hudson 0 0
Aubrey Huff 0 0
Jason Isringhausen 0 0
Brad Lidge 0 0
Kevin Millwood 0 0
Carlos Zambrano 0 0

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