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Congrats to the 2013 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame selectees.

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They should end the current hall of fame and start over.  It isn't fair to the old players that the new ones are on all kinds of performance enhancers.  Baseball did nothing about it in order to bring back the fans after the cancelled World Series.  Pure greed. 


NEW YORK (AP) — Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

Bonds received just 36.2 percent of the vote, Clemens 37.6 and Sosa 12.5 in totals announced Wednesday by the Hall and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. They were appearing on the ballot for the first time and have up to 14 more years to make it to Cooperstown.

Craig Biggio, 20th on the career list with 3,060 hits, topped the 37 candidates with 68.2 percent of the 569 ballots, 39 shy of the 75 percent needed. Among other first-year eligibles, Mike Piazza received 57.8 percent and Curt Schilling 38.8

Jack Morris led holdovers with 67.7 percent. He will make his final ballot appearance next year, when Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine are eligible for the first time.

While I really don't have an opinion about theBBWAA voting - their 'plan' to now have a problem with players who took steroids is hugely overshadowed by their decades of silence on the topic. 

Maybe build a wing to to the HoF and call it the Hall of Shame - put Bonds, Sosa, McGuire, Clemens, et al in their appropriate place.


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