|No surprises for HOF ballot|
|Written by Jim Metcalfe|
|Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:18 PM|
We know for sure who is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the Class of 2013 at Cooperstown.
No real surprise that Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Roger Clemens are on the ballot — all seriously suspected of using steroids and other performance-enhancers during their careers but also denying such use.
They have some serious numbers but I have written in the past about what I think about these guys. Because of the system as it was then — no drug testing, etc. — they got away with it, in my most humble — but correct! — opinion.
Or else these guys found the Fountain of Youth to do what they did even at ages when almost every other major-leaguer throughout baseball’s illustrious history was declining! At least one voter publicly — and I imagine others privately — agrees with me on that.
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