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20% Say Roger Clemens Should Be Banned From Baseball Hall of Fame

Friday, June 22, 2012

Pitching great Roger Clemens was acquitted this week of charges that he lied to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs. Americans don’t feel strongly about his guilt or innocence, but one in five believe the seven-time Cy Young winner should be banned from the Baseball Hall of Fame.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that despite his impressive pitching record 20% of American Adults believe Clemens should be banned from the Hall of Fame. Forty-nine percent (49%) don’t think Clemens should be banned from Cooperstown, but another 31% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on June 20-21, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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