Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/1/12
Roger Clemens dodged a bullet. A dominant pitcher of the 90s and 2000s, Clemens was found not guilty on six counts of charges for lying to Congress about steroid use. Clemens may have avoided the jail cell, but the perception about him has not changed, which puts his Hall of Fame candidancy in jeopardy moving forward. Former Yankees and Dodgers manager Joe Torre, however, is still on his side. Clemens' former skipper said the "Rocket" deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, according to ESPN. Though Torre was quick to add that he can't make anyone else see things...

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