Jack Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown. The big-game pitcher and star shortstop were picked by 16 voters who considered 10 candidates whose biggest contributions came from 1970-87. Morris got 14 votes and Trammell drew 13, one more than the minimum needed. They will be enshrined on July 29, and they’ll go in together. They both began their big league careers in 1977 with Detroit and played 13 seasons alongside each other with the Tigers.

Former catcher Ted Simmons fell one vote shy, and former players’ union head Marvin Miller was five short of the 12 needed. Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker and Luis Tiant also were on the ballot.

Morris had 254 wins and seven more in the postseason, including his 10-inning shutout in a 1-0 win for Minnesota over Atlanta in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. He pitched for World Series winners in Detroit — with Trammell — in 1984 and Toronto in 1992. His 3.90 career ERA tops Red Ruffing’s 3.80 as the highest by any pitcher in the Hall. His 175 complete games include 20 in 1983. The total in all of MLB this season was 59, and no pitcher had more than five. He said sabermetrics should not be used to evaluate his era.

Now 59, Trammell was a steady presence in the middle of the diamond while playing all 20 of his seasons in Detroit, 19 of them next to double-play partner Lou Whitaker. He was the 1984 World Series MVP, hitting .450 as the Tigers trounced San Diego in five games and finished a season in which they started 35-5. A six-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glover, Trammell scored 1,231 runs and drove in 1,003. He batted .285 with 185 home runs and a .352 on-base average. He walked 850 times and struck out 874.

Trammell never came close to election during his 15 tries in Hall voting by Baseball Writers’ Association of America members, peaking at 40.9 percent in 2016. Starting at 22 percent in his first Hall ballot appearance in 2000, Morris reached a high of 67.7 percent in 2003, his second-to-last appearance. Trammell’s next visit to the Hall will certainly last longer than his first trip to the shrine in upstate New York. That was in 1995, when the Tigers played the Cubs in the Hall of Fame exhibition game.

Miller, who headed the players’ union from 1966-82, was on the ballot for the seventh time. Miller sent a letter to the BBWAA in 2008, four years before he died, saying that he did not want to be considered anymore.

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