Let the court of public opinion condemn these guys and let the black cloud hang over beseball history for the steroids era, but don't bar these players fro, the hall, because their talent and work ethic proves them.
Canseco and Caminitti estimated that between 50% to 80% of players are on something, meaning it is a level playing field and the non-users understood this and didn't complain. It was the culture of the game, Canseco's revelations shocked only us outsiders. When McGwire was asked about andro in 1999 he said, "If you think taking a workout suppliment to help me recover from workouts faster helps you hit a baseball, you need to get your head examined, because 90% of the players use suppliments. It that were true, you'd see a lot more guys hitting 70 homeruns. In other words, steroids help, but they don't increase talent and work ethic. Schmidt says let them in.
But as much as I believe in innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, the hall of fame is guarded by the opinion of sportswriters and peers in the game.
I say we build a McGwire hall of fame website and induct him into the fans hall of fame, and let people come and post their support.
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