Found November 25, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
Following the players’ strike in 1994-1995, the MLB turned a blind eye and allowed players to use Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs), such as steroids and HGH. But why would Bud Selig do this? Easy, PEDs created a renewed interest in the sport and put butts in the seats in stadiums across the country. This year will be the first year that many of the best players of this “Steroid Era” will be on the ballot. Not all of the players were accused of using PEDs, but some of the prominent names who were accused are on the ballot this year. Many people do not believe the PED users will be voted into the Hall of Fame, but the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) holds the key. New to the ballot are Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, and Sammy Sosa. Clemens won 354 games and has over 4600 strikeouts. Bonds holds the record for the most home runs of all time with 762. Sosa hit 609 home runs. Without the cloud of alleged steroid use hanging over their heads; Clemens, Bonds and Sosa would b...
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