1991 HEADLINE: Fergie Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, And Rod Carew Voted Into National Baseball Hall Of Fame
Fergie Jenkins was a 4-time All-Star that amassed 284 wins as a starting pitcher. Owner of seven 20-win seasons, a no-hitter, and a Cy Young award, Jenkins was one of the best and most consistent performers in the 1970s.
Gaylord Perry is a member of the ’300 Wins Club’ with 314 major league victories. During his 22 years as a pro, Perry collected 3,534 strikeouts, with eight seasons of 200 or more. Perry was a 5-time All-Star and a 2-time Cy Young Award winner.
Rod Carew is one of the greatest hitters in major league history. A member of the ’3,000 Hits Club’, Carew amassed 3,053 hits in 19 major league seasons. Carew was an 18-time All-Star, Rookie of the Year, MVP, and 7-time batting champion.
Jenkins was voted into the Hall of Fame on his third ballot in which he collected 334 of 443 votes cast.
Perry was voted into the Hall of Fame on his third ballot in which he collected 342 of 443 votes cast.
Carew was voted into the Hall of Fame on his first ballot in which he collected 401 of 443 votes cast.