Ken Griffey Jr. (left) hugs his father, Ken Griffey, in 2014, after Griffey Jr. joined him in the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. Now Griffey Jr. has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Pete Rose appears at an autograph signing event last month in Las Vegas. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred rejected Rose's plea for reinstatement, citing Rose's continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Without reinstatement, Rose can't be elected to the Hall of Fame.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is introduced before Game One of the World Series in 2011. La Russa will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.