Almost unanimous

Ken Griffey Jr. set the new standard Wednesday for percentage of votes received on a Baseball Writers' Association of America Hall of Fame ballot, being chosen by 437 of 440 eligible voters. Here are the top 10:

Player Elected Pct. of votes

Ken Griffey Jr. 2015 99.32

Tom Seaver 1992 98.84

Nolan Ryan 1999 98.79

Cal Ripken Jr. 2007 98.53

Ty Cobb 1936 98.23

George Brett 1999 98.19

Hank Aaron 1982 97.83

Tony Gwynn 2007 97.60

Randy Johnson 2015 97.27

Greg Maddux 2014 97.20

Source: si.com