Originally Posted by Jpup
There has been nothing linking Piazza, Biggio, McGriff, or Raines to PEDs. They should be in the HOF. Fay could have voted for those guys. If you can't vote, get out.
So what should he have done about the guys who DO have questions about PED's? He's clearly unsure about what to do with them. If he votes no on them and it turns out they should be in, he's hurting their chances. If he votes yes on them and it turns out they should NOT be in, he's helping them get in. I understand wanting to place votes for the other guys, but you can't vote for some players and abstain from the rest. You must select yea or nay for each. By submitting a blank ballot, he's not helping anyone only HURTING everyone. By not submitting one at all, he's not helping or hurting anyone.
And due to his conflict, he's seriously considering not voting at all anymore.
Personally, it seems like he's doing exactly what he SHOULD do. If he feels unqualified to make the decision...he shouldn't attempt to do so and hurt other deserving players chances. On the flip side, the players who are not linked to PED's shouldn't have their chances enhanced just because they aren't linked. Their chances should be only based on their individual merits and accomplishments, not a lack of faults. (clearly just my opinion)