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“MY TAKE” #9 Derek Jeter Didn’t Get Every Vote To Enter The Hall Of Fame What?

January 22, 2020

Derek Jeter is the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Photo: NY Daily News

Derek Jeter appeared on 396 of 397 ballots from Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Jeter finished his career with 3,465 hits which is the sixth-most all time. Over the scope of Jeter’s career, from 1995 to 2014, he finished fifth in position player wins above replacement (WAR). Jeter’s 72.4 career WAR ranks 10th all-time among shortstops and is 5.4 WAR greater than the average of the 22 shortstops already in the Hall.

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