• Hall of Fame coverage
Mussina pitched 18 seasons, the first 10 with the Orioles. He won 270 games in his career and tossed 3,562 2/3 innings, striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. He finished sixth or better in the American League Cy Young Award voting nine times, and he was a five-time All-Star. Mussina went 200 innings or more 11 times, and he was a seven-time Gold Glove Award winner.
This year’s Hall of Fame results will be announced on Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network. Along with Mussina, the nominee list included several other players who spent time with the Orioles, including Aubrey Huff — who spent three seasons with Baltimore — Vladimir Guerrero, Kevin Millwood and Jim Thome. Sammy Sosa also spent the 2005 season with the O’s.
Others nominated on Monday were Barry Bonds, Chris Carpenter, Roger Clemens, Johnny Damon, Livan Hernandez, Trevor Hoffman, Orlando Hudson, Jason Isringhausen, Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones, Jeff Kent, Carlos Lee, Brad Lidge, Edgar Martinez, Hideki Matsui, Fred McGriff, Jamie Moyer, Manny Ramirez, Scott Rolen, Johan Santana, Curt Schilling, Gary Sheffield, Omar Vizquel, Billy Wagner, Larry Walker, Kerry Wood and Carlos Zambrano.
Brittany Ghiroli has covered the Orioles for MLB.com since 2010. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @britt_ghiroli, and listen to her podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.
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