Posted November 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist It could have been the greatest Hall of Fame class since Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb were installed in the very first vote back in 1936. It would have been if those eligible had allowed their natural ability to carry the day. Barry Bonds never needed steroids to be great. It was already in his genes, and the numbers he put up before he suddenly grew larger than life would have been enough to make him a first-ballot choice the moment he was eligible. Roger Clemens already had four Cy Young Awards and an MVP by the time his former personal trainer said he started injecting he pitcher with human growth hormone - an accusation Clemens vehemently denies to this day but one that will taint him forever. Sammy Sosa might have gotten in even without the cartoonish home run totals he and Mark McGwire put up beginning in the late 1990s. They're all on the ballot released Wednesday by the Hall of Fame, ready to be judged for the first ti...
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