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Jose Canseco thinks Major League Baseball has a bigger problem on their hands than active players like Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz being busted for steroids. He alleges that a current Baseball Hall-of-Famer used the juice.
“When you tell me something I didn’t already know, I’ll be surprised,” Canseco told ESPN. “And I’ll tell you this, Major League Baseball is going to have a big, big problem on their hands when they find out they have a Hall of Famer who’s used.”
When asked who the player was, Canseco refused to ellaborate:
“It’s not about naming names,” he said. “I’ve never had anything against the players. It’s always been against Major League Baseball. I know who’s on that list, but like I said, it’s not about attacking the players. It’s about the machine that allowed this to happen. What I speak out of my mouth is the truth. It burns like fire. Just remember, I have never lied about this subject.”
Reaction: At almost every turn, Canseco has been right on during this steroids mess. Other than refusing to connect his buddy Roger Clemens to steroids, Canseco has been reliable when it comes to the PED issue. So, we must wonder…who used steroids?
It’s almost impossible to allege, but I would imagine it would be a player that joined the hall recently. Without tying anyone specific to steroids, here’s a list of players elected to the Hall since 2000: