Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo yell about HOF on ‘First Take’


When Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo are mixing it up, there shall be shouting.

Smith introduced the Mad Canine onto ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday for quaint Baseball Corridor of Fame debate.

Russo, regardless of being a diehard Giants fan, believes Bonds doesn’t belong within the Corridor of Fame. Smith disagrees, believing the Corridor ought to inform the story of baseball, and embody an asterisk for Bonds — and Roger Clemens — if it should.

Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo yelled at one another concerning the Baseball Corridor of Fame Wednesday on ESPN’s “First Take.”
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Russo was in prime type. He complimented Smith on therapy of colleagues when Smith hosted his radio present on SiriusXM’s Mad Canine Radio a number of years again. He known as his debate adversary Stevie a couple of instances. He requested him if he’s ever seen “61,” the Billy Crystal film about Roger Maris.

“Maris had his HAIR FALLING OUT. DID THE RECORD LEGITIMATELY. After which [Mark] McGwire, Bonds and [Sammy] Sosa cheat to interrupt the report of a man whose hair is falling out and I’m supposed to place them within the Corridor of Fame?” Russo requested incredulously.

Molly Qerim marveled at Canine’s reminiscence.

Smith handed alongside an analogy from a pal that honest is a spot the place you decide pigs.

What proof did Russo have of David Ortiz failing the PED check in 2003? Michael Schmidt from the New York Instances, who’s a “Corridor of Fame” author. (Be aware: Schmidt has gained two Pulitzer Prizes however doesn’t seem like in any Halls of Fame.)

Any previous followers of Mike and the Mad Canine couldn’t assist however grin from ear to ear.

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