New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first unanimous selection for baseball's Hall of Fame. Mariners slugger Edgar Martinez cased in on his last year on the main ballot. Starting pitchers Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina both got into the Hall.
July 21, 2019 -- Cooperstown induction ceremony
2019 Hall of Fame Class Announced
• Rivera, Martinez, Halladay and Mussina joining Hall of Fame
• Doolittle: Hall of Fame voting winners and losers (ESPN+)
• Olney: Rivera personified grace. Inside lurked a monster competitor
• Passan: Why Bonds and Clemens aren't getting into the Hall of Fame
• Schoenfield: Edgar's Hall of Fame moment is Seattle's Hall of Fame moment
• Kurkjian: Hall tales -- Doc's drive, Edgar's lazy eye, Moose's measuring tape
• Miller: Why a unanimous Hall of Famer is great for baseball
• 2019 Hall of Fame Class by the numbers
• 2019 Hall of Fame ballot: Who did our voters pick?
Ranking the Hall of Famers
Analyzing the Top Class of 2019 Candidates
• Olney: How social media is negatively impacting Hall of Fame voting (ESPN+)
• Doolittle: Rivera, Smith and what makes a Hall of Fame closer (ESPN+)
• Law: My first Hall of Fame ballot (ESPN+)
• Kahrl: Five key stats for hitters on ballot
• Schoenfield: Breaking down 20 new names on ballot
• Jaffe: How defense helps (or hurts) players on HOF ballot (ESPN+)
• Hall of Fame trivia: How well do you know this year's candidates?
Baines, Smith selected by Today's Game Era committee
Smith and Baines honored to be voted into HOF
Lee Smith and Harold Baines speak with Tim Kurkjian and Eduardo Perez about the HOF and how honored they are to represent the closer and DH positions.