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Mark McGwire Hall Of Fame Update: Admitting You Used Steroids Is Wrong, Apparently

Another year, another confirmation from the deeply confused Hall-of-Fame-voting members of the BBWAA that the worst thing you can do, if you used steroids, is admit that you used steroids and get on with your life: Mark McGwire, former paragon of sportswriting virtue and current St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach, fell 0.3 percent to 19.5%, the only holdover on the ballot to lose support.

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No word yet as to what the Hall of Fame voters are doing to remove admitted PED user Hank Aaron from his embarrassing place atop the all-time Home Run Guys We Like list.

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Look, I know it's hard admitting that you guys went all of 1998 without even imagining that there was gambling going on in this establishment, but all of us, if we work together, could figure something out that's satisfying both to inconsistent moralizers and people who enjoyed watching baseball between 1992 and a few months ago. Maybe all of us could agree that Mark McGwire didn't ruin baseball when we had all that fun that one time, and then it wouldn't be so bad that not a single hard-nosed professional journalist decided to interrupt the good-times with hard-nosed professional journalism until we decided we didn't like home runs anymore. Maybe.

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I, for one, will not cycle off this Adderall until I figure it out.

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