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Earlier this week during an interview with Conan O’Brian, retired Diamondback and Red Sox pitcher Curt Schillingdecided to speak his mind about the 2013 Hall-of-Fame ballot, which his name will be on for the first time.
Along with Schilling as a newbie candidate are Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Craig Biggio, Mike Piazza, Sammy Sosa, David Wells, Kenny Lofton, and Julio Franco.
Conan asked Schilling what his opinion was on fellow candidates who were lined to steroids, specifically Sosa, Bonds and Clemens possible induction into the HOF.
Schilling started by saying:
“I think you get rid of [their records].” And continued to voice his opinion:
“If you cheated, you’re done. If characters and morals don’t matter, then I’m not sure what it stands for.”
Ok, so if Mr. Schilling really means what he says about all HOF candidates linked to PED/Steroids records should be thrown out, than should the voters not take into consideration his 2004 and 2007 World Series Championships?
Well, if ‘cha...
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