Here's how former Dodgers fared on HOF ballot

January 25th, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Results were announced on Tuesday and no former Dodgers players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this year, with only Scott Rolen getting the necessary 75 percent for induction.

and came the closest, with Jones receiving 58.1 percent from the Baseball Writers' Association of America voters and Sheffield coming in at 55 percent. followed with 46.5 percent in his 10th and final year of eligibility.

Jones, Sheffield and Kent, of course, are better remembered from their tenures with other teams. Jones’ time with the Dodgers was a forgettable one as he posted a .505 OPS in just 75 games during the 2008 season. Sheffield had a very successful, albeit short, run with the Dodgers, making two All-Star appearances (1999, 2000) over three full seasons. Kent finished his career in Los Angeles, making one All-Star appearance in four seasons with the Dodgers.

, who ignited Mannywood late in his career after a very successful tenure with the Red Sox, received 33.2 percent of the votes. (15.4) and (12.9) also came up short, but they all return to the ballot next year after surpassing the 5 percent threshold.

and didn’t receive a vote, taking them off the Hall of Fame ballot after one year. Former Dodgers will be well-represented in 2024, with expected to surpass the 75 percent threshold in his first year of eligibility. will also be on next year’s ballot, as well as , who did most of his damage with the Phillies but left quite the mark on the Dodgers’ organization.

The last former Dodger inducted into the Hall of Fame by the BBWAA was catcher in 2016. Piazza, however, chose a Mets cap for his Cooperstown plaque.