Picking the Class of '05

ESPN.com's writers give their choices for the Hall of Fame Class of 2005.

Originally Published: January 3, 2005
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The Hall of Fame Class of 2005 will be announced Tuesday. All candidates named on at least 75 percent of ballots cast will earn election into the Hall of Fame.

Below is a rundown of how ESPN.com staff members who have a Hall of Fame ballot voted:

Voting For The Class of 2005
A player-by-player look at how ESPN.com's nine Hall of Fame electors actually voted:
Player Votes
Wade Boggs Nine
Ryne Sandberg Nine
Rich Gossage Eight
Bruce Sutter Seven
Jack Morris Six
Jim Rice Six
Andre Dawson Five
Bert Blyleven Four
Alan Trammell Three
Lee Smith Two
Dale Murphy One

Jayson Stark, ESPN.com senior writer: Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter.

Jim Caple, ESPN.com senior writer: Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Alan Trammell.

Buster Olney, ESPN The Magazine senior writer: Wade Boggs, Rich Gossage, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter.

Tim Kurkjian, ESPN The Magazine senior writer: Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter, Alan Trammell.

Jerry Crasnick, ESPN Insider: Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter.

Michael Knisley, ESPN.com Page 2 senior editor: Wade Boggs, Rich Gossage, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter.

Sean McAdam, ESPN.com contributing writer: Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Ryne Sandberg.

Bob Klapisch, ESPN.com contributing writer: Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Jim Rice, Ryne Sandberg, Lee Smith, Bruce Sutter.

Phil Rogers, ESPN.com contributing writer: Bert Blyleven, Wade Boggs, Andre Dawson, Rich Gossage, Jack Morris, Ryne Sandberg, Lee Smith, Bruce Sutter, Alan Trammell.