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Elections to the Baseball Hall of Fame for 1975 followed the system in place since 1971.
The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) voted by mail to select from recent major league players and
elected Ralph Kiner.
The Veterans Committee met in closed sessions to consider executives, managers, umpires, and earlier major league players.
It selected three people: Earl Averill, Bucky Harris, and Billy Herman.
The Negro Leagues Committee also met in person and selected Judy Johnson.

==BBWAA election==
The BBWAA was authorized to elect players active in 1955 or later, but not after 1969; the ballot included candidates from the 1974 ballot who received at least 5% of the vote but were not elected, along with selected players, chosen by a screening committee, whose last appearance was in 1969. All 10-year members of the BBWAA were eligible to vote.

Voters were instructed to cast votes for up to 10 candidates; any candidate receiving votes on at least 75% of the ballots would be honored with induction to the Hall. The ballot consisted of 37 players; a total of 362 ballots were cast, with 272 votes required for election. Those candidates receiving less than 5% of the vote will not appear on future BBWAA ballots, but may eventually be considered by the Veterans Committee.

Candidates who were eligible for the first time are indicated here with a †. The one candidate who received at least 75% of the vote and was elected is indicated in bold italics; candidates who have since been elected in subsequent elections are indicated in italics. The 13 candidates who received less than 5% of the vote, thus becoming ineligible for future BBWAA consideration, are indicated with a *.

Ralph Kiner, Hal Newhouser, Phil Cavarretta, Johnny Sain and Vic Raschi were on the ballot for the last time. Kiner's selection, in which he barely reached the cut-off point, was widely hailed as a mistake.<ref name="james">
 {{cite book
 | author = James, Bill
 | title = Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame?
 | year = 1995
 | publisher = Free Press
 | location = New York, NY
 | isbn = 0684800888
 }}</ref>

{| class="wikitable"
|-
! Player
! Votes
! Percent
|-
| Ralph Kiner
| 273
| 75.4
|-
| Robin Roberts
| 263
| 72.7
|-
| Bob Lemon
| 233
| 64.4
|-
| Gil Hodges
| 188
| 51.9
|-
| Enos Slaughter
| 177
| 48.9
|-
| Hal Newhouser
| 155
| 42.8
|-
| Pee Wee Reese
| 154
| 42.5
|-
| Eddie Mathews
| 148
| 40.9
|-
| Phil Cavarretta
| 129
| 35.6
|-
| Duke Snider
| 129
| 35.6
|-
| Johnny Sain
| 123
| 34.0
|-
| Phil Rizzuto
| 117
| 32.3
|-
| George Kell
| 114
| 31.5
|-
| Red Schoendienst
| 94
| 26.0
|-
| Richie Ashburn
| 76
| 21.0
|-
| †Don Drysdale
| 76
| 21.0
|-
| Nellie Fox
| 76
| 21.0
|-
| Roger Maris
| 70
| 19.3
|-
| Alvin Dark
| 48
| 13.3
|-
| Vic Raschi
| 37
| 10.2
|-
| Ted Kluszewski
| 33
| 9.1
|-
| Elston Howard
| 23
| 6.4
|-
| Don Larsen
| 23
| 6.4
|-
| Mickey Vernon
| 22
| 6.1
|-
| Walker Cooper
| 13
| 3.6
|-
| Lew Burdette
| 11
| 3.0
|-
| Don Newcombe
| 11
| 3.0
|-
| Bobby Thomson
| 10
| 2.8
|-
| †Ken Boyer
| 9
| 2.5
|-
| Harvey Haddix
| 8
| 2.2
|-
| †Will White
| 7
| 1.9
|-
| Vern Law
| 6
| 1.7
|-
| Vic Wertz
| 5
| 1.4
|-
| Dick Groat
| 4
| 1.1
|-
| †Johnny Podres
| 3
| 0.8
|-
| Rocky Colavito*
| 1
| 0.3
|-
| Bill Virdon*
| 1
| 0.3
|}

Players eligible for the first time who were not included on the ballot were: Ruben Amaro, Gary Bell, Roy Face, Turk Farrell, Jack Fisher, Julio Gotay, Woodie Held, Bill Henry, Al Jackson, Gene Oliver, Phil Ortega, Jim Pagliaroni, Charley Smith, Dick Stuart, Leon Wagner, Dave Wickersham and Al Worthington.

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