Newsday's David Lennon cast his ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Here are the 10 names he submitted.
Jeff Bagwell spent his entire 15-year career with the Houston Astros. The first baseman had a .297 average, a .408 on-base percentage, 449 home runs and 1,529 RBIs in 2,150 career games.
Long Island native Craig Biggio played all 20 seasons of his career with the Astros, splitting time at second base, catcher and outfielder. He had a .281 batting average, a .363 OBP, 291 home runs and 1,175 RBIs in 2,850 career games.
Barry Bonds, the all-time home run king, played 22 years for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. He has 762 career home runs but has been linked to performance-enhancing drugs in the past.
Roger Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner and two-time World Series champion, racked up 4,672 strikeouts -- third-most in MLB history -- and won 354 games. However, he has been linked to performance-enhancing drugs in the past.
Randy Johnson pitched in 22 seasons for the Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, Arizona Diamondbacks, Yankees and San Francisco Giants. "The Big Unit" won 303 career games, is the all-time leader in strikeouts per nine innings pitched (10.67) and ranks second all-time in strikeouts (4,875).
Pedro Martinez is a three-time Cy Young Award winner and former World Series champion. He played 18 seasons for the Boston Red Sox, Mets and Phillies, and his 1.054 WHIP is the lowest for starting pitchers in the live-ball era.
Mike Piazza holds the record for most home runs by a catcher (396). However, the former Dodgers, Marlins, Mets, Padres and A's backstop has faced suspicion about whether or not he used PEDs during his career.
Tim Raines played left field for six different teams during his 23-year career, including 13 years for the Montreal Expos. He stole 70 or more bases six straight seasons and won the 1986 NL batting title with a .338 average.
Curt Schilling was a three-time World Series champion, pitching 20 seasons with the Phillies, Diamondbacks, Red Sox, Orioles and Astros. He had a career postseason record of 11-2, and his .846 postseason winning percentage is a major-league record for pitchers with at least 10 decisions.
John Smoltz is the only pitcher in MLB history to have both 200 wins and 150 saves. He won the NL Cy Young Award in 1996 and had 3,074 striekouts in 213 career games.