For years, the Hall ballot has been frustratingly over-crowded. But with another big class headed to Cooperstown, the logjam won't last much longer.
ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 8: Former Atlanta Braves player Chipper Jones waves to the crowd during a pre-game ceremony honoring many Braves alumni players before the game against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field on August 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Liles/Getty Images)
SEATTLE – OCTOBER 2: Edgar Martinez #11 of the Seattle Mariners waves to fans as he takes the field during a post game ceremony honoring his career as a Mariner after the game against the Seattle Mariners on October 2, 2004 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)