Hall of Fame Expectations ... And No Surprises

Why should it have come as a shock to anyone that the Baseball Writers Association of America membership didn’t elect any eligible players this year?  The steroid / performance enhancers backlash was inevitable.

It seems like the unnecessary “casualties” were the ones where there was no link at all, such as Craig Biggio, or a speculative one at best, such as Mike Piazza.  There were reasonable candidates, yet they couldn’t find their way in under the bigger media scrutiny AND the “statement” being collectively made in the process.

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