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Can't agree with you there, Lance, unless he, McGwire and the rest go in with the Asterisk of Shame. And I don't advocate Pete Rose even with an asterisk.

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JD, I can accept the asterisk. I even endorse it. But what I'm trying to do in Part Two is argue that his asterisk is part of why Bonds is going to be in the Hall even if he's never formally inducted. And I'm with you on Rose.


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I don't really care that much about the Hall of Fame, even though I've been a baseball fan as long as I can remember. But I do get annoyed with the holier than thou sportswriters who are offended by the PED cheaters but think that Gaylord Perry's cheating was just a colorful part of the game.

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Fox Sports is fundamentally in the service of Fox politics. It is a foot in the door, and a burnishing of the brand. Without Fox sports--baseball, NFL, NASCAR, etc. etc.--Fox "news" has much more limited viewership, much less, credibility.

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