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ROGER CLEMMENS HAS NEVER USED PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS AND IF HE DID HE SHOULD STILL BE IN HOF

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/22/2008 Category: Sports
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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thegreatdebator

Pro

i love roger clemmens and it is hard for me to believe the best pitcher of all time would have cheated and used performance enhancing drugs i am still giving him the benefit of the doubt
visionsofdylan

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He most definetely did steroids because why would Mcnamy or whatever his trainer's name is, tell the truth about Petitte and lie about Clemens. Also he was very sketchy in the interview.
Debate Round No. 1
thegreatdebator

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right now you can not convict clemmens of any crime, there have been two compeltely different stories until we have one cohesive story clemmens deserves the benefit of the doubt
visionsofdylan

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Yeah right now he does but you wait.
But the more important question is what will happen to that Yankee dynasty if 5 or 6 players have been charged with cheating?
Ponder on that one.
Debate Round No. 2
thegreatdebator

Pro

u have cleary veered of topic, clemmens should still be in the hall of fame if he used performance enhancing drugs, he was the best player of his time before steroids and his career before the alledged use is good enough to get him into the HOF. He was also the best pitcher in a time full of steroids making him the best pitcher of his time bar none he belongs in the hall of fame.

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visionsofdylan

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So what you are telling me is that since everyone cheated when he played and he was just the best at it, we should reward him? I think every player caught cheating to the extent at which he did should be barred from the hall of fame. Just like Shoeless Joe Jackson was. Was caught cheating once and his career was ruined.
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