Bud Selig

Don't ask the Hall of Fame how to vote on Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens

Don't ask the Hall of Fame how to vote on Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens

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 the most decorated players in baseball history. They are two of the greatest pariahs in baseball history.

Vote for them. Don’t vote for them. But don’t throw up your hands and beg for the Hall of Fame to tell you which way to vote. If you can evaluate the merits of Tim Raines and Trevor Hoffman, expending time, energy and research to come to an independent...

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