Voting for the Baseball Hall of Fame is changing with growing transparency and a change in the voting body. Here's how Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Curt Schilling, and others factor in.
Barry Bonds took his last swing in the major leagues 10 years ago. Roger Clemens threw his final fastball in the major leagues 10 years ago. The Hall of Fame has had a decade to figure out what to do about Bonds and Clemens. It has done nothing, which is exactly the right thing. They are two of...
Roger Clemens could have kept his mouth shut. People would have believed what they were going to believe. But Mr. Clemens went to Washington in 2008, for an extraordinary day of political theater. Clemens testified under oath that he never had used steroids. Rep. Henry Waxman, the chairman of the...
Roger Clemens could have kept his mouth shut. People would have believed what they were going to believe. But Clemens went to Washington in 2008, for an extraordinary day of political theater. Clemens testified under oath that he never had used steroids. Rep. Henry Waxman, the chairman of the congressional...
The Rocket was one of the greatest pitchers of all-time, but...
Maybe Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Manny Ramirez and others who were on the cutting edge of the performance-enhancing drug era eventually will be voted into the Hall of Fame by the general electorate. Maybe last month's election of former...Show More Summary
In newly revealed ballots, voters have not changed their minds about two candidates dogged by their association with steroid use.
It’s going to take some finesse to gussy up the fact that Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens would arrive at the Hall laden with suspicions of drug use.
Some say it is hypocritical to continue rejecting former stars like Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens when nonplaying figures from that era have gotten in.
The first year Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot, I voted "not now." OK, technically I just didn't vote for them, but as I explained then in a column for CBSSports.com, it was more of a "not now" voteShow More Summary
Estimable baseball writer Tim Brown has a column up today that’s either about how Bud Selig’s election to the Hall of Fame shows up the condemnation of players such as Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens by the likes of the veteran baseball...Show More Summary
It took Duquette 20 years after his Roger Clemens comments to get there, but Duke knew just how to handle Jose Bautista. Jose Bautista is a pretty good right fielder who’s also pretty good at connecting with the ball. He can hit leadoff. Show More Summary
Woods opened a new golf course recently and celebrated by playing catch with The Rocket
Fact: Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer won the NL Cy Young on Wednesday, joining Gaylord Perry, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay as the only pitchers to win the award in both leagues. Scherzer'sShow More Summary
Max Scherzer has thrown no-hitters. He's struck out 20 batters in a game. On Wednesday, he joined a club that counts Gaylord Perry, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay as its only other members. Here's your smoking jacket, Max. Show More Summary
No Chipper at the NBC World Series.
This fantastic team of old dudes just got a lot better.
By now, it’s become tradition that the New York Yankees have an annual Old Timer’s Day to bring back not only unforgettable Hall of Famers who helped engineer World Series runs, but other players who served their time in pinstripes…well, some played good and others were forgettable. Show More Summary
Clemens heads a list of former major league players who plan to participate in the tournament in Wichita, Kan., as the Kansas Stars.