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Your view: Baseball Hall of Fame fails to elect any inductees

A batting helmet worn by Barry Bonds during his 756th home run, along with a page from the San Francisco Chronicle, is displayed at Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y., as it is transported to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007.

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On Wednesday afternoon we will find out how the Baseball Writers' Association of America cast their ballots for the game's highest honour: enshrinement in the hallowed hall in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Baseball fans will get their first glimpse at how voters handle players who put up massive numbers, but had their stellar careers tainted by drug allegations. Do Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown?

Is this the year for holdover candidates like Jack Morris and Tim Raines? Could a first-time eligible player like Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling or Craig Biggio make the grade?

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