Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Fox News | 1/21/2020 | Ryan Gaydos
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Derek Jeter and Larry Walker were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Jeter received 99.7 percent of the vote – finishing one vote short of a unanimous selection to the Hall of Fame. Walker received 76.6 percent of the vote. Walker was in his final year of eligibility for the Hall of Fame.

Jeter - Career - New - York - Yankees

Jeter played his entire career with the New York Yankees. He was a five-time World Series champion, 14-time All-Star and a five-time Gold Glove Award winner. He played shortstop for the Yankees in three different decades.

Jeter began his career in 1995 at the age of 21 appearing in 15 games. He won the Rookie of the Year Award in 1996 and helped the Yankees to their first World Series championship since 1978. He earned his first All-Star appearance in 1998 and followed that up with four straight more All-Star Games.

World - Series - Rings - Fingers

He would add World Series rings to his fingers in 1998, 1999, 2000 and then not again until 2009.

Walker won a National League MVP award, was a five-time All-Star and a seven-time Gold Glove Award winner. He played for the Montreal Expos, Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals over the course of his career.

Jeter - Career - Yankees - Moments

Jeter had an incredible career with the Yankees that was filled with impactful moments.

From the 1996 MLB Postseason with the Jeffrey Maier catch, to “The Flip” in the 2001 playoffs and the walk-off home run in the 2001 World Series, to...
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