Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones tips his helmet to the crowd during his last at-bat in October 2012 in Atlanta. Jones played 19 seasons — all with the Braves — hitting 468 home runs. He's the only switch-hitter in major league history to have a .300 batting average for his career.
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.