Former Phillies third baseman/outfielder Dick Allen is not a Hall of Famer and never topped 20% of votes when he was eligible for Cooperstown. Now, Allen's son, Dick Allen Jr., is campaigning to try and get his father on the Golden Era ticket this year to be selected to the Hall. Allen Jr. told Philly.com "he feels it's a bad thing to stand there pounding his shoe on the desk saying, 'Let me in, let me in.' It's a last shot for him. From what I understand, he'll have exhausted his options."
Allen, 72, won the National League Rookie of the Year award in in 1964 with the Phillies batting .318/.382/.557 with 29 home runs and 91 RBIs. In nine seasons with the Phillies, Allen batted .290/.371/.530 with 204 home runs and 655 RBIs. The righty won the 1972 American League MVP award with the Chicago White Sox when he batted .308/.420/.603 with 37 home runs and 113 RBIs.
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