Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa came up way short on the latest Hall of Fame ballot, in which the Baseball Writers Association of America chose nobody for this year’s class. McGwire received just 16.9 percent of the vote while Sosa received 12.5. A minimum of 75 percent is required for induction. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa came up way short on the latest Hall of Fame ballot, in which the Baseball Writers Association of America chose nobody for this year’s class. McGwire received just 16.9 percent of the vote while Sosa received 12.5. A minimum of 75 percent is required for¬†induction. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mark McGwire | Sammy Sosa
VERDUCCI: Rejection of Clemens, Bonds may be temporary

Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco pose together in 1997. The duo led the A’s to a World Series title (1989) and three American Legue pennants (1988-90). Can this year’s playoff-bound Oakland squad reach the World Series again? The playoffs begin this weekend. (Icon/SMI)
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Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco pose together in 1997. The duo led the A’s to a World Series title (1989) and three American Legue pennants (1988-90). Can this year’s playoff-bound Oakland squad reach the World Series again? The playoffs begin this weekend. (Icon/SMI)

KEITH: AL East and West titles up for grabs on baseball’s final day
GALLERY: Rare Mark McGwire Photos | Canseco After Retirement