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Still no Hall vote for Mark McGwire

Slugger got second chance as hitting coach, but doesn't deserve one for Cooperstown

Originally Published: December 27, 2010
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

Each year, as the participants of the steroid era retire and gray, filling out a Hall of Fame ballot grows more perilous. Playing judge and jury as a Hall of Fame voter is hard enough, and assessing players who played during one of the great corrupted eras adds the role of private investigator.

The question of Mark McGwire's candidacy is renewed only in light of his admission of steroid use during his career and subsequent apology as a condition of returning to the game as hitting ...

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