Mark McGwire

Column: Bonds, Clemens deserve to be in Cooperstown

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens will probably have to wait a little longer to get their plaques in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

But that day is coming.

As it should.

Bonds and Clemens are essentially a package deal — the best hitter and pitcher of their time, both heavily tainted by the Steroids Era even though they never tested positive or admitted wrongdoing.

Some Hall of Famers , led by former Cincinnati Reds great Joe Morgan, have urged media voters (myself included) not to select Bonds, Clemens or anyone else with links to that disgraceful period in the game's history.

That sentiment is understandable, but the issues are...