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BBWAA finds David Ortiz superior to Bonds, Clemens

Morning news and notes for Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2021

2016 ALDS Game Three: Cleveland Indians Vs. Boston Red Sox At Fenway Park
David Ortiz prepares to get swept in game 3 of the 2016 ALDS
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Baseball Hall of Fame drama is tiresome, so I’ll keep this brief. Yesterday, David Ortiz was selected for Cooperstown. He was the only baseball man selected. Barry Bonds had better numbers and was accused of a near-identical misdeed, but missed out again. You could say the same about Roger Clemens.

Now for some lockout talk, which is not at all tiresome...

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