What are David Ortiz's Hall of Fame chances?

BY foxsports • November 18, 2015

I wrote about David Ortiz's Hall of Fame credentials last spring, but the subject has come up again already, in the wake of his retirement announcement.

Rather than belabor all the same points I made just those few months ago, just a few bullet points to save you some time:

    My conclusion last spring: "Leaving aside the sports drugs completely, and knowing just what I know now, I couldn'€™t support his candidacy without at least two more big regular seasons."

    Well, he just had another big regular season. And there's probably a better than 50/50 chance that he's got yet another in him, even at 40.

    So a year from now, I'll probably support his candidacy. But I suspect the voters will give him a tough time. Not because he was a DH. But because he failed that drug test, just like so many of his colleagues.



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