Marcus Hayes: Jimmy Rollins, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens make my first Hall of Fame ballot. Curt Schilling? Nope.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — This is my first Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. It’s an honor. At least, it is now. I’ve covered baseball as a minor league writer, a features writer, a beat writer, and a columnist. I once considered it inappropriate for my tribe to determine the legacies of their tribe. However, having gotten to know hundreds of players, I realize that me and mine are much better qualified to determine that than them and theirs. First thing: I’m voting for the steroid guys. Why? Because there are plenty of players they played against who weren’t pegged as juicers but whom I’m sure used performa…

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