Originally Posted by eriqjaffe
I wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't. Biggio didn't get in on his first ballot, and he has 3,000 hits and I've never heard anybody link him to PEDs.
As has been said before, it's the BBWAA being sanctimonious. One or two bad apples spoils the whole bunch.
Thomas has historic peak numbers. He won MVP's. Biggio did not.
Without the steroid smell, Thomas is getting in. I bet when the ballots come out next year, most of the voters will instantly check Maddux, Glavine, and Thomas...and then start thinking again.