Baseball fans react to Hall of Fame Shutout
No one was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Wednesday for the first time since 1996. Homerun king Barry Bonds and pitcher Roger Clemens fell near the bottom of the list in achieving the 75 percent required to get in. Reaction from fans was strong and divided.
- Here's what Roger Clemens had to say.
- Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens received the most publicity in advance of the Hall of Fame announcement, but some fans were upset that other players did not receive enough votes.
- — Kari Artzer (@kariartzer)Wed, Jan 09 2013 11:30:59"Welcome to the modern Hall of Fame, everyone! Brought to you by drug users and baseball writers!" http://mlb.sbnation.com/2013/1/9/3855698/hall-fame-2013-voting-results-nobody-elected-craig-biggio-steroids …com/20sbnbaseball698/hall-fame-2013-voting-results-nobody-elected-craig-biggio-steroids via @sbnbaseball
- — James R. Riffel (@JamesRRiffel)Wed, Jan 09 2013 11:31:02Lotsa complaints about baseball Hall of Fame vote. Mine: Jack Morris was best big-game pitcher of his time. What say you, @tonymanolatos?
- Baseball Homerun king Barry Bonds has his supporters
- — Sean Tunno (@SDTunno)Wed, Jan 09 2013 11:40:41I have no respect for the voters for baseballs hall of fame. Bonds is one of the greatest players to have ever played. If not him than who?
- — Alexander Aivazis (@AlexAivazis)Wed, Jan 09 2013 11:30:58
- — ARNOLD (@jakearnold16)Wed, Jan 09 2013 11:40:38Bonds, Clemens, Sosa, and Craig Biggio all not elected to the hall of fame. I can understand Clemens, but bonds and Biggio? Really?
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