Every December and January -- and well a lot of times in the other 10 months as well -- we get into Hall of Fame debates. In recent years the conversation has an added element. That is in addition to debating the on-field merit of the candidates to be enshrined into Cooperstown many are now including whether or not a player used PEDs.
Some even include whether or not they think a player used PEDs. It has kept out surefire Hall cases like Roger Clemens Barry Bonds and others.
Here's the problem as outlined by former big-leaguer and current MLB Network analyst Eric Byrnes writing on his personal blog: It's selective. We don't know that there aren't current players in the Hall who used. In fact Byrnes says there's at least one:
Disturbingly not long ago I was having dinner with a former long time Major League player that spoke about the steroid use of a prominent Hall of Famer that played the majority of his career in the 70′s and 80′s… Ha! Not like I was shocked but damn… So ma...