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Randy Johnson elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Randy Johnson joins Cooperstown, and Edgar Martinez is still a ways off.

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There's a new former Mariner in the Hall of Fame. Randy Johnson has joined Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio as the 2015 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Johnson received a whopping 97.3% of the votes, far more than Pedro Martinez, who received 91.1%. Smoltz received 82.9%, and Craig Biggio received 82.7% after narrowly missing in 2014.

As much as we'd love to see Johnson enter the Hall of Fame wearing a Mariners hat, he'll undoubtedly go in wearing either an Arizona Diamondbacks cap or none at all. Johnson's four-year stretch from 1999-2002 is one of the greatest runs in baseball history, considering the offensive era he played in. Johnson averaged a whopping 346 strikeouts a year in that span, and capped off 2001 season with a World Series ring. Pedro and Randy together might be the best HOF class pair we'll ever see.

Edgar Martinez floated around safely for another year, actually increasing his vote to 27% from 25.3% the year before. It's a very, very long road to climb to get to 75%, but it's still progress in the right direction after declining the year before. It's going to take Edgar a long time to get in, if he ever does, but the future does offer some relief. With a greater push towards expanded ballot size combined with a thinning bulge of massive talent coming off the ballot, Edgar's chances will only increase.

Two people voted for Aaron Boone. This whole voting process is pretty silly, but that's a master troll job right there.

Here are the final results, via BBWAA.com.

Name Votes (Pct.) Yrs on ballot
Randy Johnson 534 (97.3) 1
Pedro Martinez 500 (91.1) 1
John Smoltz 455 (82.9) 1
Craig Biggio 454 (82.7) 3
Mike Piazza 384 (69.9) 3
Jeff Bagwell 306 (55.7) 5
Tim Raines 302 (55) 8
Curt Schilling 215 (39.2) 3
Roger Clemens 206 (37.5) 3
Barry Bonds 202 (36.8) 3
Lee Smith 166 (30.2) 13
Edgar Martinez 148 (27) 6
Alan Trammell 138 (25.1) 14
Mike Mussina 135 (24.6) 2
Jeff Kent 77 (14) 2
Fred McGriff 71 (12.9) 9
Larry Walker 65 (11.8) 5
Gary Sheffield 64 (11.7) 1
Mark McGwire 55 (10) 9
Don Mattingly 50 (9.1) 15
Sammy Sosa 36 (6.6) 3
Nomar Garciaparra 30 (5.5) 1
Carlos Delgado 21 (3.8) 1
Troy Percival 4 (0.7) 1
Aaron Boone 2 (0.4) 1
Tom Gordon 2 (0.4) 1
Darin Erstad 1 (0.2) 1
Rich Aurilia 0 (0) 1
Tony Clark 0 (0) 1
Jermaine Dye 0 (0) 1
Cliff Floyd 0 (0) 1
Brian Giles 0 (0) 1
Eddie Guardado 0 (0) 1
Jason Schmidt 0 (0) 1