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This Tuesday, January 25, the results of the 2022 National Baseball Hall of Fame election will be announced exclusively on MLB Network at 6:00 p.m. ET in a four-hour announcement show.
Beginning at 4 p.m. ET, National Baseball Hall of Fame President Josh Rawitch will unveil the results live from the Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery in Cooperstown, as voted on by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). MLB Network’s Hall of Fame program on Tuesday will be simulcast on MLB.com and in the MLB app on connected devices.
Greg Amsinger, Brian Kenny, and Lauren Shehadi will host MLB Network’s extensive Hall of Fame election coverage. This will include analysis from 2018 Ford C. Frick Award winner Bob Costas, MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds and MLB Network insiders and Hall of Fame voters Jon Morosi, Joel Sherman and Tom Verducci.
During the program, there will be excerpts from a players-only panel discussion on the 2022 BBWAA Ballot hosted by Reynolds and featuring MLB Network analyst Yonder Alonso, three-time Gold Glove Award winner Mike Cameron and the 2007 Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy.
Other members of baseball’s elite will also join the lineup, including Cleveland Guardians manager Terry Francona, 2022 BBWAA Career Achievement Award winner Tim Kurkjian, three-time year, Jim Leyland, and longtime baseball journalist and Hall of Fame voter, Rob Parker. MLB Network will cover the ballot results in its studio programming, including hot stove (9:00 a.m. ET), High heat (1:00 p.m. ET) and MLB Now (2:00 p.m. ET).
According to the official statement from MLB Network, the live pre-announcement show will also feature the following content:
- An essay by Tom Verducci on 2022 being the last year on the ballot for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.
- A custom one-piece feature from hip-hop legend and baseball die-hard Chuck D that fans and voters are facing questions about in the run-up to this year’s announcement.
- Brian Kenny looks at each of the eight freshman nominees on the Hall of Fame ballot.
- Short videos about the atmosphere surrounding the Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown, the Plaque Gallery and the contestants planning to get “the roll call”.
Ahead of Tuesday’s announcement, Brian Kenny will host MLB Now live from the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, January 24 at 2 p.m. ET. And following the election results on Wednesday, Jan. 26, MLB Network will cover the announcement in its daily studio programming.
MLB Network will also exclusively broadcast the 2022 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday, July 24.