Roy Halladay

Voting Suggests Bonds, Clemens May Be Hall-Bound

NEW YORK — Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short.

The steroids crew has to wait, too.

Steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were passed over for the fifth straight year by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. But they received a majority of votes for the first time and could be in position to gain election in coming years. History shows the overwhelming majority of players who reach 50 percent are eventually elected.

Bonds, a seven-time MVP who holds the season and career home run records, received 36.2 percent...

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