8 Players Most Likely to Miss the MLB Hall of Fame Under New Rules

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The MLB Hall of Fame is switching things up, and not necessarily in the best way possible, especially if you happen to be a player who played in the Steroid Era of the league — from the ’90s all the way up to the mid 2000s and today, courtesy of Ryan Braun. The new eligibility rule, which brings down the number of years a player can be on the ballot from 15 to 10, while keeping the number of players on the ballot steady at 10, is going to kneecap some big names in baseball history. We’ve identified eight players who are almost certainly going to miss the Hall of Fame. Some of them would probably be on the outside of the door anyway (and a few definitely would), but some of them are going to slide through the cracks, and that’s before you get to controversial Hall candidates like Edgar Martinez, who was “only” a designated hitter.

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