Hall of Fame

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The Bull League Hall of Fame is a commemorative honor awarded to select retired players who have been inducted through a vote. The former players who are admitted are generally recognized with admission to the hall for distinguishing themselves in the sport athletically.

Balloting

Players are eligible for induction should they receive at least 75% of votes on a Hall of Fame ballot. A player may be entered onto the ballot after one year of retirement, and may be listed on a ballot for up to five years.

A player who does not achieve at least 5% of votes on any ballot is dropped and not considered further.

List of Inductees

Italics indicate inducted on first ballot.
† - Special inductee by Commissioner of the Bull League

Year Name No. Position Induction Team Career Vote
2006 Chris "Easy" Felix Flag of Canada.svg.png 24 3B Chicoutimi Cinquantes 1992-2000 94.9%
2009 Hazel Dell Flag of Canada.svg.png 12 3B Toronto Ducks 1991-2001 75.7%
2009 Fred Fasterpitch Usa.png 50 P Chicoutimi Cinquantes 1995-2000 82.6%
2009 Mark Fernandes Usa.png 10 CF New York Minutemen 1995-2003 78.5%
2009 Hugh Mulholland Flag of Canada.svg.png 18 P Richmond Ravens 1995-2000 80.9%
2009 Bill Schaffer Flag of Canada.svg.png 13 RF Chicago Pit Bulls 1995-2003 86.8%
2010 Flamer Flaherty Flag of Canada.svg.png 40 P New York Minutemen 1995-2002 75.0%
2012 Kurt "Bad Moon" Coler Usa.png 23 P Calgary Chinooks 1995-2006 88.8%
2012 Chuck Provost Usa.png 35 2B Montreal Metros 1991-2006 98.0%
2012 Jim "Yeah" Sure Flag of Canada.svg.png 29 2B New York Minutemen 1995-2005 78.0%
2013 Barry Bats Usa.png 6 RF Richmond Ravens 1995-2004 79.5%
2013 Jack Stevens Flag of Canada.svg.png 32 P New York Minutemen 1995-2007 96.8%
2013 Paulo Tilano IT-Italy-Flag-icon.png 33 1B Nevada Speeders 1995-2005 90.4%
2014 Iron Arm Usa.png 14 P Chicoutimi Cinquantes 1992-2008 99.7%
2014 Sanford Klondike Usa.png 33 P Richmond Ravens 1995-2005 75.5%
2014 Sean "Speed" LewisUsa.png 36 RF Calgary Chinooks 1991-2005 [Notes 1]
2014 Carl SimmsUsa.png 25 RF Nevada Speeders 1991-2013 [Notes 2]
2015 Silas "Thrill" Clark Usa.png 22 1B Montreal Metros 1995-2007 86.8%
2015 Joe Cool Flag of Canada.svg.png 23 P Chicago Pit Bulls 1995-2007 77.4%
2016 Brian Peckham Flag of Canada.svg.png 30 P California Tidals 1995-2010 96.5%
2016 Always Rosy Flag of Canada.svg.png 3 3B San Diego Seagulls 1993-2010 96.1%
2016 George Slammer Flag of Canada.svg.png 39 LF California Tidals 1991-2010 95.8%
2017 Ricky Geraldo Usa.png 7 P California Tidals 1995-2012 84.9%
2017 Mike "Dinosaur" Lapi Usa.png 35 C Chicoutimi Cinquantes 1995-2012 98.3%
2018 Jacques Papierclip Usa.png 59 P Seattle Salts 1995–2011 82.5%
2019 Ricky Terrazas Cuba-flag-png-xl.jpg 35 P Montreal Metros 2000—2016 99.4%
2019 Eric Tessier Flag of Canada.svg.png 31 C Toronto Nomads 1998—2016 99.7%
2020 Joe Balaski Flag of Canada.svg.png 22 CF Chicoutimi Cinquantes 1998—2015 84.0%
2020 Niek Rodriguez Aruba.jpg 33 P Ohio Oxen 2002—2017 75.3%
2021 Prennick Argon Usa.png 24 3B San Diego Seagulls 1995—2012 76.3%
2021 Arturo Davila Cuba-flag-png-xl.jpg 11 P Richmond Ravens 2005—2015 78.0%
2021 Dave Norman Flag of Canada.svg.png 76 RF Calgary Chinooks 1995-2015 85.4%
2022 Narushi 'Turbo' Ohata Flag of Japan.svg.png 35 LF Ohio Oxen 1998-2018 93.3%
2022 Bill Ross Usa.png 55 C Chicago Pit Bulls 1999-2018 95.1%
2023 Angelo Rodriguez 83 P Ohio Oxen 2000-2019 99.1%
2023 Francisco Erazo Flag of Puerto Rico (1952-1995).svg.png 9 C Boston Brawlers 2000-2019 94.6%
2023 Bill Henson Usa.png 39 P Ohio Oxen 1999-2019 84.3%
2023 Guido Groeneveld 17 C Chicoutimi Cinquantes 2003-2019 84.0%
2024 Zenjiro Suga Flag of Japan.svg.png 4 1B Hamilton Crusaders 2007-2019 81.4%
2024 Setsuo Kimura Flag of Japan.svg.png 44 1B New York Dragons 1999-2019 77.8%
2024 Nick MacLellan Flag of Canada.svg.png 19 P Chicago Pit Bulls 2000-2018 75.2%
  1. Speed Lewis was appointed directly to the Hall of Fame by the league for his lifetime outstanding career achievements
  2. Carl Simms was appointed directly to the Hall of Fame by the league for his lifetime outstanding career achievements

Inductions by team

The following list records the number of inductees for each induction team. Though other teams may have had Hall of Fame players play for them, the list only includes those teams where the inductee was inducted as a member of the listed team.

Inductees Team
6 Chicoutimi Cinquantes
5 New York Dragons
(New York Minutemen)
4 Chicago Pit Bulls
4 Minneapolis Ravens
(Richmond Ravens)
4 Ohio Oxen
3 Calgary Inferno
(Calgary Chinooks)
3 California Tidals
3 Montreal Metros
2 Nevada Speeders
2 St. Petersburg Admirals
(Anchorage Aces, San Diego Seagulls)
2 Toronto Nomads
(Toronto Ducks)
1 Boston Brawlers
1 Seattle Salts

The Bull League Hall of Fame logo is a version of the standard league logo, with variances in color. The gold and silver evokes the honor and prestige of recognizing the league's best players.

References

The main source for Hall of Fame player information is the Bull Baseball League - Hall of Fame Inductees list found here [1]. Ballot voting records come from the Office of the Commissioner.