Schilling: Take Back Clemens' Cy Youngs

If Rocket doesn't clear his name, he's guilty, pitcher opines
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 20, 2007 8:40 AM CST
Boston Red Sox's Curt Schilling pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the baseball World Series on Oct. 25, 2007. at Fenway Park in Boston. Schilling called on Roger Clemens to give up the...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – If Roger Clemens doesn’t fight to clear his name, then he’s guilty in Curt Schilling’s book, and his post-1997 stats should be cleared from the record books. “There aren’t many options as a fan other than to believe his career 192 wins and 3 Cy Youngs he won prior to 1997 were the end,” Schilling wrote on his blog.

Schilling’s comments weren’t directed solely at Clemens, who he’s long admired, but to every Mitchell award-winner. If Schilling had ever been connected with steroids, “it would have taken about 20 minutes for me” to file a lawsuit, he says, and anything less is a tacit admission. He calls Jose Canseco a “sham,” and wants his entire career officially erased.