Former Padres player Steve Garvey and native San Diegan Alan Trammell are among 10 nominees on the Modern Baseball Era ballot for potential enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Garvey and Trammell are joined by Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Luis Tiant. The ballot will be voted upon Dec. 10 at the winter meetings.
Candidates must receive votes on 75 percent of ballots cast by the 16-member Modern Baseball Era Committee to earn election to the Hall of Fame, which will induct its next class July 29.
Garvey played 19 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Padres, winning a National League MVP award in 1974. The first baseman also was a 10-time All-Star and a four-time Gold Glove Award winner. He finished his career hitting .294 with 272 home runs and 1,308 RBIs. His five seasons in San Diego included a memorable walk-off home run in Game 4 of the 1984 NL Championship Series.
Garvey's 15 years on the Hall of Fame ballot ended in 2007, when he received 21.1 percent of the votes cast, well short of the 75 percent needed for election.
Trammell spent all 20 of his major league seasons with the Detroit Tigers, earning six All-Star Game selections, four Gold Glove Awards at shortstop and three Silver Slugger Awards. He was named the 1984 World Series MVP after leading the Tigers past his hometown Padres. Trammell finished his career hitting .285 with 185 home runs and 236 stolen bases.
Trammell, who managed the Tigers from 2003 through 2005, appeared on 40.9 percent of Hall of Fame ballots in 2016, his 15th and final year of eligibility.
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