The HOF's future imperfect tense

Because the best players can't get in, we might be left with these inductees.

Originally Published: January 10, 2013
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Boy, that's going to be some dramatic Hall of Fame induction ceremony in July.

Thanks to my baseball writer brethren deciding that no one from a list that included Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Craig Biggio, Mike Piazza, Tim Raines, Curt Schilling, Jack Morris and other stars deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, these are the people who will be inducted into Cooperstown this July:

• Former Yankees manager Jacob Ruppert, who gave Babe Ruth a pay cut and helped maintain ...

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