The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about the effect of steroids on the integrity of baseball and its players, statistics, records and history. Let’s hope that this […]
Safe to say none of us were really shocked when Mark McGwire admitted using steroids. The court of public opinion had already found him guilty and on Monday Big Mac admitted what we all suspected and knew in our hearts for years. It does, however, give us reason to look at the long term effects on the game cause by PED’s. In my opinion, the impact and destructive nature of Steroids is one that will […]
As we all know Manny Ramirez has tested positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) and will serve a 50 game suspension under the drug policy instituted by Major League Baseball. To be clear Manny did not use a steroid. The drug found in his system Human Chorionic Gonadatropin (HCG). Wikipedia identifies the intended use for the drug as: a glycoprotein hormone produced in pregnancy that is made by the developing embryo soon after conception and […]
The LA Times is reporting that Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and will be suspended 50 games starting today. Apparently, the test result and suspension is expected to be announced later today. The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7 million, or roughly 31% of his $25-million salary. Players in violation of baseball’s drug policy are not paid during suspensions. Ramirez is expected to attribute the test results to medication received from a doctor […]
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