The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced that no player on the Hall of Fame ballot had gotten enough votes to make it in this year. This was the first time since 1996 and only the second since 1971 that this has ever happened. Peter Abraham joined Toucher & Rich to discuss why players like Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mike Piazza didn’t get it.
Many Boston writers did not let PED usage — admitted or rumored — affect their Hall of Fame voting.
The performance-enhancing drug cloud continues to reign over baseball, as voters for the Baseball Hall of Fame did not elect any players for induction this year.
Felger and Massarotti discussed the release of Major League Baseball’s 2013 National Hall of Fame ballot. This year’s ballot includes players such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, and other players from baseball’s steroid era.
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa are listed on the baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, setting up an election sure to become a referendum on the Steroids Era.
National League MVP winner of 2000 and five time All-Star Jeff Kent joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about joining the 25th season of Survivor, his broken wrist before the 1989 season with the Giants and his relationship with Barry Bonds.
Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice Wednesday but a jury failed to reach a verdict on three other counts that he lied to a grand jury.
A federal judge has granted prosecutors’ request to dismiss one of the charges against Barry Bonds in his federal trial for allegedly lying to a grand jury.