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posted by Matthew Hreha in Sports

Who's really a Hall of Famer?

January 14, 2013

After 569 cast ballots, there will be no 2013 inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

According to Chris Smith at Forbes, Houston Astros player Craig Biggio was closest to being inducted with 68.2 percent of the votes, just short of the required 75 percent.

Notable players who didn't make the cut include Jack Morris, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and Atlanta Brave Dale Murphy, who was on the ballot for his last possible year.

Players like Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa probably had fewer votes because of their suspicion of sterioid use while playing. 
 

 

Do you think any of the players deserved to be inducted?

Should steroid use prevent a player from being voted into the Hall of Fame?

Is the voting system for the Hall of Fame fair?

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