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.)
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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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