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Dave Winfield HOF Plaque – Photo by ewen and donabel Don’t blame the writers for not voting for a bunch of cheats. Blame Bud Selig for letting it happen. With a ballot that looked like an All-MLB first team from the mid-90s, the candidates put up a goose egg (75.0% or higher needed for induction).  Today, no player was elected in the MLB Hall of Fame.  As a Padres fan we are sitting in a holding pattern until Trevor Hoffman is eligible, but for those that remember the “Crime Dog”, you did have some rooting interest.  On a ballot that included first-time eligible players such as: Barry Bonds (36.2%) Roger Clemens (37.6%) Sammy Sosa (12.5%) Craig Biggio (68.2%) Mike Piazza (57.8%) Curt Schilling (38.8%)   It’s tough to say what these numbers mean, but it appears 50 (Rafael Palmeiro) will vote for a guy that did text positive.  70 will vote for a guy that tested positive and wouldn’t have otherwise been good player (Sosa).  206-214 will vote for guys that were great before they used...
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