by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Roger Clemens may never make it into the Hall of Fame, but the legendary pitcher doesn't need to worry any longer about making it through a prison sentence, either.

He has been acquitted on all counts of lying to a grand jury.

Roger Clemens in Court

Clemens was on trial for six counts of perjury, stemming from a 2008 statement in front of Congress that he never took steroids or Human Growth Hormone.

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by Free Britney at . Comments

The judge declared a mistrial today in Roger Clemens' perjury case after prosecutors showed jurors evidence that was previously ruled inadmissible.

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said the prosecutors had made a grave error and that the baseball legend could no longer be assured a fair trial.

Walton scheduled a September 2 hearing to determine whether to hold a new trial, but the jurors were dismissed and the case is off - for now.

Debbie and Roger Clemens Picture

Roger Clemens was indicted for perjury for allegedly lying to Congress during a 2008 investigation into performance-enhancing drug use in the sport.

He is not being charged with using drugs, per se, but for knowingly false testimony he allegedly gave involving his use of the substances years ago.

This morning, in the second day of testimony, the judge interrupted prosecutors' playing of a video from his 2008 testimony before Congress.

The jury was removed from the room. When they returned, they were dismissed, and the judge issued the following explanation of why:

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Roger Clemens Biography

Debra Clemens Roger Clemens is one of the best pitchers in baseball history. He has won seven Cy Young Awards, two more than any other pitcher, and... More »
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