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Clemens: 'I put HOF in rearview 10 years ago'

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Roger Clemens doesn't seem too bothered about not being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in his final year of eligibility.

The 59-year-old released a statement Tuesday on Twitter saying he didn't play baseball to make it to the Hall of Fame and was more focused on impacting his family and competing for championships.

Clemens received 65.2% of the vote in his final year, an increase from 61.6% in 2021.

The Rocket's Hall of Fame case now moves to the Today's Game era committee, which will meet in December to discuss candidates no longer on the ballot whose greatest contributions came between 1988-2016.

Clemens finished his career with 354 wins, 4,672 strikeouts, and a record seven Cy Young awards while also being named to the Major League Baseball All-Century team.

Clemens: 'I put HOF in rearview 10 years ago'
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