Barry Bonds remains far short of the Hall of Fame with one year of eligibility left


Barry Bonds’ vote tally for the Hall of Fame barely budged Tuesday, and the Giants’ star now has just one year of eligibility remaining on the ballot for baseball’s highest honor.

Bonds wasn’t alone: No one was elected Tuesday, with onetime Red Sox starter Curt Schilling coming the closest, gaining 71.1 percent of the vote. Bonds was second, at 61.8 percent and another former Boston star, Roger Clemens, at 61.6 percent. The threshold to get into the Hall of Fame is 75 percent, and all three players are controversial: Schilling for his links to right-wing extremists, including recent remarks supporting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the capital, and Bonds and Clemens for their tied to steroids, including evidence in court cases.

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