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"The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good, and that it could be again”
Terence Mann (Field of Dreams)
 
The Baseball Hall of Fame Members pages provide images, photos of collectibles, and summary information pertaining to the members of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. This section of The Dinosaur Fan is, of course, totally unrelated to the rest of this site. It’s a guilty pleasure for an old man whose love of baseball and baseball card collecting never really became extinct. It’s my way of honoring my boyhood heroes and returning to baseball card collecting in a virtual sense.
 
The Dinosaur Fan Hall of Fame Stats
as of: June 16, 2024
 
Hall of Fame Members
342
Prospective Members?
6
 
Total Hall of Fame Member Collectibles*
884,157
 
Top 50 Hall of Fame Members (Qty. of Items) *
Qty. of CardsHall of Famer 
26,528Ken Griffey
25,020Cal Ripken
23,003Derek Jeter
20,077Nolan Ryan
19,105Frank Thomas
18,473Chipper Jones
17,635Roger Clemens
16,347Mickey Mantle
16,183Greg Maddux
15,443Randy Johnson
15,391Mike Piazza
15,145Vladimir Guerrero
14,593David Ortiz Arias
13,983Babe Ruth
13,725Barry Bonds
13,114Tony Gwynn
12,983Reggie Jackson
12,915Pedro Martinez
12,872Rickey Henderson
11,329Ivan Rodriguez (Torres)
11,121Jim Thome
10,746Ryne Sandberg
10,234Wade Boggs
9,992Mike Schmidt
9,956Tom Glavine
9,840Johnny Bench
9,713George Brett
9,620Jeff Bagwell
9,495Ozzie Smith
8,949Mariano Rivera
8,785Robin Yount
8,421Stan Musial
8,280Paul Molitor
8,198Carl Yastrzemski
8,155John Smoltz
8,061Rod Carew
7,922Ted Williams
7,618Roberto Alomar (Velázquez)
7,436Craig Biggio
7,381Barry Larkin
7,363Carlton Fisk
7,267Scott Rolen
6,818Roberto Clemente (Walker)
6,556Andre Dawson
6,468Tom Seaver
6,460Steve Carlton
6,455Frank Robinson
6,428Willie Mays
6,426Eddie Murray
6,380Brooks Robinson
    Bottom 50 Hall of Fame Members (Qty. of Items) *
Qty. of CardsHall of Famer 
3Frank Selee
4Alex Pompez
5J.L. Wilkinson
6Louis Santop (Loftin)
7Andy Cooper
7Ben Taylor
7Bill Foster
7Bill McGowan
7Cum Posey
7Ray Brown
7Sol White
8Effa Manley
9Nestor Chylak
10Barney Dreyfuss
10Frank Grant
11Biz Mackey
11Bullet Rogan
11Jud Wilson
12Norman Stearnes
12Pete Hill
12Willard Brown
14Bud Fowler
15Hank O'Day
15Hilton Smith
17Joe Williams
17William Hulbert
20Marvin Miller
21Billy Evans
21Cristobal Torriente
21Tom Connolly
21Willie Wells
22Larry MacPhail
24Bid McPhee
24Jose Mendez
26Morgan Bulkeley
28Walter O'Malley
31Deacon White
33George Weiss
34Martin Dihigo (Llanos)
36Henry Chadwick
37Amos Rusie
37Pud Galvin
38Ed Barrow
38Will Harridge
39Candy Cummings
40George Wright
40Jacob Ruppert
41Ned Hanlon
41Pop Lloyd
42John Schuerholz
   
* The quantity of items (e.g., cards, stickers, studio photos) is primarily based on the set counts/listings contained in the Trading Card Database.

It is not too surprising that “modern” players have the most collectibles which is primarily due to the large number of companies/products providing cards since the 1980’s. Only eight players whose careers began before 1960 made this top 50 list (Roberto Clemente, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams).

Also somewhat predicable are the members of the Hall of Fame with the least number of collectibles. What you find are mostly Negro League Players (the three prominent Negro leagues all disbanded by 1960 and not many companies produced collectibles of these players), 19th century major league players (just about the only collectibles at that time were issued by a small number of tobacco companies and studio photographers), and executives along with umpires which generally do not have a “fan base” to motivate companies to produce collectibles of these individuals.