For the second time, in about 40 years, baseball writers did not give any player the green light to be inducted into the Cooperstown. The awards and accomplishments by Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Sammy Sosa were overshadowed by suspicions of the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Voters also denied newcomers Craig Biggio, Mike Piazza and Curt Schilling among others such as Jack Morris, Jeff Bagwell and Lee Smith from Hall of Fame induction. On July 28 at the ceremonies in Cooperstown, the only inductees will be three individuals who died more than 70 years ago: Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, umpire Hank O’Day, and catcher Deacon White.
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