Unfortunately, two men never linked to steroids, Craig Biggio and Mike Piazza, were not able to get in. They did drastically better than their tainted brethren, however.
The most highly debated election for entry into the National Baseball Hall of Fame ended Wednesday without a new inductee.Please bookmark!
For the first time since 1996, eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in a single player from a ballot of 37 candidates that was deep and controversial.
Craig Biggio was the leading vote-getter, having been named on 68.2 percent of the ballots, but fell 39 votes shy of election. He was followed by Jack Morris (67.7 percent), Jeff Bagwell (59.6) and Mike Piazza (57.8)...
Clemens and Bonds finished eight and ninth respectively, Clemens receiving 37.6 percent and Bonds 36.2. Tim Raines (52.2), Lee Smith (47.8), Curt Schilling (38.8), Edgar Martinez (35.9) and Alan Trammell (33.6) were among the remainder of the also-rans. Sosa received 12.5 percent.