With the latest additions to the Baseball Hall of Fame, SI looks at the next five possible classes.
Their list of possible candidates for 2018 include first baseman Jim Thome, who started with the Cleveland Indians and finished his career with the Orioles' playoff run in 2012.
Back in 1990, he was a third baseman in the Appalachian League.
I was one of the voters who chose him for the all-star team that year.
The first of his professional honors, with a possibility of the biggest one looming in three years.