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David Ortiz elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens fall short

Arguably the greatest hitter and pitcher of the steroid-tainted 1990s will have to rely on a veteran committee as their last chance to reach Cooperstown.

Pedro Martinez's hand rested on Ortiz's shoulder, and Martinez grinned when the good news came through. David Ortiz gazed at his phone, his pursed lips revealing nerves rarely seen from one of the game's great clutch hitters.

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