January 22, 2020
Derek Jeter is the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
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.