Scott Rolen has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in his sixth year of eligibility on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot after receiving 76.3% of the vote.

Rolen spent his 17-year career between the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, and Toronto Blue Jays. The eight-time Gold Glove winner is one of the most decorated third basemen in MLB history for his defense, playing 2,033 of his 2,038 career games at the hot corner while hitting 316 homers and collecting 1,287 RBIs.