Hall of Fame Voting
March 6, 1985 – The Hall of Fame Veterans Committee elects Enos Slaughter and Arky Vaughan. Slaughter, a right fielder nicknamed “Country,” spent most of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals. Vaughan was a nine-time All-Star infielder with the Pirates and Brooklyn Dodgers. His .385 batting average with Pittsburgh in 1935 was the highest in the 20th century among National League shortstops.