So, Roger Clemens was cleared of all charges…again. What happens now? Well, he should never make it to Cooperstown. That is according to Hall of Famer, and fellow Yankee icon, Rich “Goose” Gossage. On Thursday, during a radio interview with ESPN New York 98.7, Gossage claims that he believes Clemens lied about his steroid use. He came right out and labeled the seven-time Cy Young Award winner as a cheater unworthy of the Hall of Fame.
“Are we going to reward these guys for cheating?” Gossage asked hosts Michael Kay and Don La Greca. “Even though he was found innocent, it was because of the bad testimony. No one believed (Brian) McNamee and (Andy) Pettitte kind of changed his thing, ‘Did I really hear what he told me.’ ” At this point, Clemens has yet to respond to Gossage’s comments.
I, like Gossage, am not convinced of Clemens’ innocence. Gossage though compared the trial’s outcome to the controversial 1995 verdict in the O.J. Simpson murder trial. “O.J. Simpson, did you believe he