A drug education program will be started by the Baseball Hall of Fame for students and young adults. The program will commence in the same year when Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Sammy Sosa will appear on ballot for the first time after left with tainted careers by steroid accusations.

“It is not intended to cast a directive to voters about Hall of Fame worthy candidates,” shrine president Jeff Idelson said.

Hall of Fame voting has been a part of this nation’s fabric since 1936, and has touted the virtues of character, sportsmanship and integrity, along with the contributions to the game, as integral qualifications for earning election,” Idelson said.

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