Barry Bonds didn’t get elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. What did he expect? Roger Clemens didn’t get elected either. In fact, no one did. Bonds got 206 votes and came in 9th. It takes 427 to get in. I didn’t vote for Bonds.
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I wrote a column for Sunday on how I will vote this year for three baseball players in particular on the Hall of Fame ballot. Here is the opening to my column: I am looking at three names on baseball’s Hall of Fame ballot, recently mailed to me. The three names are Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa. Those three names fill me with varying degrees of disgust. I will not vote for any of them. I dismiss all… Read More »
Here is the opening to my Friday column explaining why I refuse to vote for Barry Bonds for the Hall of Fame: I am writing about Barry Bonds and why, at this time, I don’t plan to vote for him for the Baseball Hall of Fame. It is not the first time I’ve written about this and it won’t be the last. The subject is current because Roger Clemens just beat the rap of lying to Congress, and fans and… Read More »