Yankee legend Mariano Rivera and late pitcher Roy Halladay are among 20 new candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers' Association of America, joined by 15 holdovers headed by Edgar Martinez.
New York Yankees Left-hander Andy Pettitte and infielders Todd Helton, Michael Young, and Miguel Tejada also are among the newcomers on the ballot announced Monday.
More than 400 ballots are being sent to eligible voters from the BBWAA, and a player must receive at least 75-percent for election. Ballots are due by December 31 and results will be announced January 22nd.
Source: Associated Press
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