Posted by bad_luck on 2/5/2013 6:31:00 PM (view original):
I still think he gets in eventually. Same with Bonds and Clemens. PEDs or not, they are among greatest players of all time. Once the old school sportswriter hysteria dies down, they are in.
This argument pushes people to the other extreme too. They were already potential HOFers without the drugs - but they got greedy. They had to be the best and make the big bucks.
I think Jack Morris put it best: They had a choice between money and the HOF, and they chose the money.
Some may not fault them for going after a bigger payday - I'm sure many of us would consider it if the opportunity was there. But in doing so, they gave up there shot at "immortality" as HOF inductees.