When it comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame, they need to either change the record books, or let in everybody that cheated.
Roger Clemens‘ HOF vote is up next, and that is when we’ll really see who gets in and who is left outside looking in with Pete Rose.
Watching Clemens when he was in New Britain, CT in 1983, there was talent on the mound that had Cooperstown in my mind instantaneously.
That day when he threw a shutout to win the Eastern League Championship, I said “someday I will see him win the World Series for Boston.” When I went to Game Six in 1986, my dream was close to coming true.
He won 192 games in a Red Sox uniform and nobody has worn his number 21 since he left for Toronto in 1997.
The greatest pitcher in Red Sox history, and he threw it all away for a syringe a decade later.
How could using PED’s in the 1995-2007 era be any different than those that used greenies from the 50′s until 2011?
We let Gaylord Perry in the HOF and he admits he cheated from day one.