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GREG MADDUX
Maddux won 355 games during his 23-year MLB career and will be listed on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

Previewing the 2014 Hall of Fame candidates

Take a look at who is eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014, in alphabetical order.

MOISES ALOU Alou played outfield for seven different
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MOISES ALOU
Alou played outfield for seven different teams during his 17-year career. He will be in his first year of eligibility.

JEFF BAGWELL Bagwell, the longtime Astros first baseman,
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JEFF BAGWELL
Bagwell, the longtime Astros first baseman, garnered 59.6 percent of the vote in 2013 and will appear on his fourth ballot next year.

ARMANDO BENITEZ The former closer played 15 seasons
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ARMANDO BENITEZ
The former closer played 15 seasons with seven teams, including a five-year stint with the Mets and a year with the Yankees. Benitez will be on his first ballot next year.

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CRAIG BIGGIO The former Astro and Smithtown native
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CRAIG BIGGIO
The former Astro and Smithtown native got 68.2 percent of the total ballots in 2013. He will be entering his second year on the ballot.

BARRY BONDS Bonds wasn't close to induction in
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BARRY BONDS
Bonds wasn't close to induction in his first year on the ballot, only gaining 36.2 percent of the vote. 2014 will be his second attempt.

JOE BOROWSKI The former relief pitcher will be
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JOE BOROWSKI
The former relief pitcher will be on his first ballot after a 12-year career with seven different teams.

SEAN CASEY The longtime Reds first baseman will
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SEAN CASEY
The longtime Reds first baseman will be on his first ballot in 2014.

ROGER CLEMENS The Rocket failed to launch on
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ROGER CLEMENS
The Rocket failed to launch on his first attempt to get into the Hall, mustering only 37.6 percent of the vote.

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RAY DURHAM The former second baseman for the
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RAY DURHAM
The former second baseman for the White Sox and Giants will be on his first ballot in 2014.

SHAWN ESTES The former reliever will be listed
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SHAWN ESTES
The former reliever will be listed on his first ballot in 2014.

KEITH FOULKE Foulke, a former closer for four
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KEITH FOULKE
Foulke, a former closer for four teams, will be on his first ballot in 2014.

ERIC GAGNE Gagne, the former Dodgers closer who
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ERIC GAGNE
Gagne, the former Dodgers closer who saved a then-record 55 games in 2003 but later admitted to taking human growth hormone, will be appearing on his first ballot in 2014.

TOM GLAVINE Glavine won 305 games in 22
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TOM GLAVINE
Glavine won 305 games in 22 seasons with the Braves and the Mets. He will be on his first ballot.

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LUIS GONZALEZ The former Diamondback will be on
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LUIS GONZALEZ
The former Diamondback will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

GEOFF JENKINS Jenkins, who spent 10 years with
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GEOFF JENKINS
Jenkins, who spent 10 years with the Brewers and a season with the Phillies, will be on his first Hall of Fame Ballot.

TODD JONES Jones pitched for eight teams during
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TODD JONES
Jones pitched for eight teams during his 16-year career. He will be on his first Hall of Fame ballot.

JEFF KENT The former MVP played for six
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JEFF KENT
The former MVP played for six teams in 17 seasons, including a five-year stint with the Mets. He will be on his first ballot in 2014.

JON LIEBER The former pitcher played for four
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JON LIEBER
The former pitcher played for four teams during his 14-year MLB career. He will be in his first year of eligibility.

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PAUL LO DUCA The former backstop for the
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PAUL LO DUCA
The former backstop for the Marlins, Dodgers, Mets and Nationals will appear on his first ballot in 2014.

ESTEBAN LOAIZA The former Cy Young winner will
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ESTEBAN LOAIZA
The former Cy Young winner will appear on his first ballot in 2014.

GREG MADDUX Maddux won 355 games during his
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GREG MADDUX
Maddux won 355 games during his 23-year MLB career and will be listed on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

EDGAR MARTINEZ The former Mariners DH missed out
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EDGAR MARTINEZ
The former Mariners DH missed out on the Hall in 2013, receiving 35.9 percent of the vote. 2014 will mark the fifth time he will have appeared on the ballot.

DON MATTINGLY The former Yankees first baseman will
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DON MATTINGLY
The former Yankees first baseman will appear on his 14th ballot in 2014 after only receiving 13.2 percent of the vote in 2013.

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FRED MCGRIFF The former first baseman/designated hitter missed
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FRED MCGRIFF
The former first baseman/designated hitter missed the Hall in 2013 with only 20.7 percent of the vote. 2014 marks the fifth time he will be on the ballot.

MARK MCGWIRE McGwire, who admitted in 2009 that
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MARK MCGWIRE
McGwire, who admitted in 2009 that he had taken steroids during his playing days, missed the Hall in 2013 with only 16.9 percent of the vote. He will try again for the eighth time in 2014.

JACK MORRIS Morris will be on the ballot
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JACK MORRIS
Morris will be on the ballot for the 15th and final time in 2014 after getting 67.7 percent of the vote in 2013.

MATT MORRIS The former pitcher for the Cardinals,
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MATT MORRIS
The former pitcher for the Cardinals, Giants and Pirates will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

MIKE MUSSINA Mussina pitched for the Orioles and
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MIKE MUSSINA
Mussina pitched for the Orioles and the Yankees during his 18-year career and will be on the ballot for the first time in 2104.

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HIDEO NOMO The Japanese pitcher will appear on
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HIDEO NOMO
The Japanese pitcher will appear on his first ballot in 2014.

RAFAEL PALMEIRO Palmeiro, a member of both the
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RAFAEL PALMEIRO
Palmeiro, a member of both the 3,000-hit club and the 500-HR club, has been dogged by steroid association in his three years on the ballot. He will try again in 2014 after mustering 8.8 percent of the total vote in 2013.

MIKE PIAZZA Piazza didn't make the Hall in
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MIKE PIAZZA
Piazza didn't make the Hall in 2013, his first attempt. He'll try again in 2014 after garnering 57.8 percent of the vote.

TIM RAINES The speedy outfielder will try his
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TIM RAINES
The speedy outfielder will try his luck for the seventh time after getting 52.2 percent of the vote in 2013.

KENNY ROGERS Rogers pitched for six teams in
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KENNY ROGERS
Rogers pitched for six teams in his 20-year career, including both the Mets and the Yankees. He will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

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CURT SCHILLING Schilling missed the Hall on his
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CURT SCHILLING
Schilling missed the Hall on his first attempt in 2013 after getting 38.8 percent of the vote.

RICHIE SEXSON The former first baseman/designated hitter will
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RICHIE SEXSON
The former first baseman/designated hitter will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

LEE SMITH Smith, who held the saves record
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LEE SMITH
Smith, who held the saves record before Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera, will be on the ballot for the 12th time. He got 47.8 percent of the vote in 2013.

J.T. SNOW Snow played first base for the
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J.T. SNOW
Snow played first base for the Yankees, Angels, Giants and Red Sox during his 16-year MLB career. He will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

SHANNON STEWART The former Blue Jays, Twins and
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SHANNON STEWART
The former Blue Jays, Twins and A's outfielder will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

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FRANK THOMAS The Big Hurt, who spent 16
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FRANK THOMAS
The Big Hurt, who spent 16 years with the White Sox and a season and a half each with the Blue Jays and A's, will appear on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

MIKE TIMLIN The former reliever will be on
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MIKE TIMLIN
The former reliever will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2014.

ALAN TRAMMELL The former World Series MVP will
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ALAN TRAMMELL
The former World Series MVP will be on the ballot for the 13th time in 2014. He received 33.6 percent of the vote in 2013.

JOSE VIDRO The former Expos, Nationals and Mariners
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JOSE VIDRO
The former Expos, Nationals and Mariners second baseman will appear on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

LARRY WALKER Walker, who played outfield for the
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LARRY WALKER
Walker, who played outfield for the Expos, Rockies and Cardinals, will be on the ballot for the fourth time. He received 21.6 percent of the vote in 2013.

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DMITRI YOUNG Young will be on the ballot
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DMITRI YOUNG
Young will be on the ballot for the first time in 2014.

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