Baseball’s highest honor is growing more remote for those caught in the sport’s doping scandal, with All-Stars such as recently suspended Alex Rodriguez likely relegated to the black-list treatment imposed on those who gamble on the game.
Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds were snubbed in voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame, adding the game’s two most-decorated players to the list of retired stars bypassed because of links to performance-enhancing drugs.
Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa, whose record-setting Major League Baseball careers were shadowed by accusations of performance-enhancing drug use, are on the sport’s Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.
Derek Jeter agreed yesterday to a three-year contract that will probably let him end his career as a New York Yankee, the New York Times reported, citing an unidentified person in baseball who was briefed on the matter.
Derek Jeter signed a three-year contract with the New York Yankees, staying with the only Major League Baseball team he’s ever played for as he pursues 3,000 career hits and a spot in the Hall of Fame.