The Arizona Fall League, regarded throughout professional baseball as the "graduate school" for the Major Leagues' top prospects, has had over 1,200 players who came through the league reach the Majors. In addition, 18 former Fall League managers/players have gone on to manage a Major League club. With such a high number of talented players and managers to choose from, the selection of the Hall of Fame inductees is difficult.
To qualify for consideration for this prestigious honor, a player must have achieved recognition at the Major League level as a Rookie of the Year, a league MVP, an All-Star or a Gold Glove or Silver Slugger Award winner. Players meeting these criteria are placed on the AFL Hall of Fame ballot for consideration by the AFL Selection Committee, comprised of baseball executives who have participated in the Fall League's growth over the past 14 years.
Here are the inductees of the AFL Hall of Fame, listed by year: