Bonds, Clemens, Sosa On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa are listed on the baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time, setting up an election sure to become a referendum on the Steroids Era.

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