Cooperstown, New York will have four new members to the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were all deserving of induction and got more than 75 percent of the votes needed to qualify.
I was disappointed that Mike Piazza fall a little short of the required votes. I believe he will get enough support next year and make it then.
The writers sent a clear message that the steroid era was a factor in their decisions. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, two of the game’s greats, each received under 40 percent of the votes cast.