Transcript for Steroid Use Taints 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions
It certainly is a star studded ballot with a blunt a number of guys who set remarkable records. Among 37 names on the ballot -- would be sure. Baseball's home run king Barry Bonds and legendary pitcher Roger -- the two never admitted felt were widely suspected of using steroids. Both faced perjury charges stemming from federal hearings about performance enhancing drugs -- neither of those players had ever taken anything. Today would be a huge celebration for baseball. And July would be a huge party instead of the first year their names were on the ballot they barely got little more than 35% of nowhere near the 75%. Needed. And they weren't the only tainted by a cloud of suspicion that -- up for election this year -- PM have to had -- to keep his name me. Sammy Sosa was present at those hearings and -- nearly got a handful of votes. If there was ever a ballot. -- year to make a statement about what we didn't do -- players which is we didn't actively. Push to get that game claim this is. But this isn't the first year Baseball Hall of Fame voters had to decide if -- tainted play here gets hit admitted steroids user Mark McGwire was up for the seventh time. And Rafael Palmeiro was up for the third. Point -- reaction today in Cooperstown from a young fan who seems to already know better than -- and he looks up to. They did do like lake but at TD -- at kitty back. This is only the eighth time since voting began in 1936. That not one player has been voted into Cooperstown Diana Perez ABC news New York.
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