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Dave Zirin: By Ignoring the 1990s, the Baseball Hall of Fame Forgets Its History

Is the Baseball Hall of Fame ignoring its past? Appearing on Current TV's ViewpointNation sports columnist Dave Zirin criticizes the Hall for not selecting new inductees this year. The Hall left out not only figureheads of baseball’s steroids era like Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens but others like Mike Piazza and Craig Biggio who were never directly implicated in drug use. The Hall is acting like “the 1990s just didn't happen,” Zirin says.

James Cersonsky

For more perspective on scandal(ization) in sports, read Dave Zirin's review of 2012, when things fell apart. 

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