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[1/17/2014] Hideo Nomo, Koji Akiyama, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Choichi Aida make Japanese HOF (Includes Vote Totals)

by on Jan.17, 2014 @ 7:25 pm, under NPB

Hideo Nomo (45), Koji Akiyama (51), and Kazuhiro Sasaki (45) were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum today.  There were twenty-two eligible candidates this year.  At forty-five years and four months, Nomo is the youngest player to make it into the Hall.  He also joined Victor Starffin and Sadaharu Oh as the only players to make it on the first ballot.

The Special Selection Committee elected the late Choichi Aida with their votes.

FYI: Sasaki is the third youngest to make the Hall of Fame at forty-five years and ten months.  The late Tetsuharu Kawakami is now in second at forty-five years and eight months.

Source: official announcementDaily Sports 1/17/2014, Sanspo 1/17/2014

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Players Division

Selection Committee

Total Members 329
Total Votes Cast 324
Total Good Votes 324
Necessary Votes 243

Candidates

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
野茂 英雄 Nomo, Hideo 267
秋山幸二 Akiyama, Koji 257
佐々木 主浩 Sasaki, Kazuhiro 255
原 辰徳 Hara, Tatsunori 196
古田 敦也 Furuta, Atsuya 165
斎藤 雅樹 Saito, Masaki 149
清原 和博 Kiyohara, Kazuhiro 69
大島 康徳 Oshima, Yasunori 60
岡田 彰布 Okada, Akinobu 49
篠塚 和典 Shinozuka, Kazunori 36
西本 聖  Nishimoto, Takashi 36
伊東 勤 Ito, Tsutomu 33
桑田 真澄 Kuwata, Masumi 33
佐藤 義則 Sato, Yoshinori 32
郭 源治 Kaku, Genji 30
川相 昌弘 Kawai, Masahiro 29
石毛 宏典 Ishige, Hiromichi 19
佐々岡 真司 Sasaoka, Shinji 15
野村 謙二郎 Nomura, Kenjiro 13
松永 浩美 Matsunaga, Hiromi 10
西村 徳文 Nishimura, Norifumi 7
鈴木 尚典 Suzuki, Takanori 1

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Expert Division

Selection Committee

Total Members 112
Total Votes Cast 101
Total Good Votes 97
Necessary Votes 73

Candidates

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
平松 政次 Hiramatsu, Masaji 50
榎本 喜八 Enomoto, Kihachi 49
大沢 啓二 Osawa, Keiji 46
権藤 博 Gondo, Hiroshi 44
ランディ・バース Bass, Randy 36
加藤 英司 Kato, Hideji 31
土橋 正幸 Dobashi, Masayuki 26
足立 光宏 Adachi, Mitsuhiro 18
荒川 博 Arakawa, Hiroshi 18
田淵 幸一 Tabuchi, Koichi 17
長池 徳士 Nagaike, Atsushi 16
ブーマー・ウェルズ Wells, Greg "Boomer" 16
村上 雅則  Murakami, Masanori 12
藤田 平 Fujita, Taira 11
有藤 道世 Arito, Michiyo 9
谷沢 健一 Yazawa, Kenichi 9
レロン・リー Lee, Leron 7
梨田 昌孝 Nashida, Masataka 6
ブレイザー Blasingame, Don 3
武智 文雄 Takechi, Fumio 1

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Special Selection Committee

Total Members 14
Total Votes Cast 14
Total Good Votes 14
Necessary Votes 11

Candidates

Name JPN Name ENG Votes
相田 暢一 Aida, Choichi 14
林 和男 Hayashi, Kazuo 9
脇村 春夫 Wakimura, Haruo 6
瀧 正男 Taki, Masao 5
山中 正竹 Yamanaka, Masatake 3
太田 誠 Ota, Makoto 2
岡田 功 Okada, Isao 1
杉浦 清 Sugiura, Kiyoshi 1
榊原 敏一 Sakakibara, Toshikazu 0
宇佐美 徹也 Usami, Tetsuya 0

Source: NPB announcement

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