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Schmuck: PEDs will continue to dominate Baseball Hall of Fame discussion for years to come

Schmuck: PEDs will continue to dominate Baseball Hall of Fame discussion for years to come

Maybe someday, there will be another baseball Hall of Fame election that isn't a referendum on the sport's ugly steroid era, but it probably won't happen anytime soon.

When the results of this year's vote are announced Wednesday, we'll find out if the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of American (BBWAA) have softened on the steroid issue, which has been a major subplot of the annual Hall of Fame induction process since suspected users began appearing on the ballot.

For the most part, voters have taken a hard line against the players who they feel cheated their way to greatness, dismissing the likes of Rafael Palmeiro and Mark McGwire with small vote...

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