On September 28, 1941 Ted Williams made history. Always a man of courage, he could have sat out the game, and had a secureRead More
He was out of shape, overweight, loved food, cigars, good times, little kids, and hitting ’em where they ain’t. Born in 1895, he cameRead More
Henry Aaron was the last Major League player to be part of the Negro Leagues. One of the great benefits of having grown upRead More
On Thursday, Brewer’s outfielder Ryan Braun was exonerated of the uses of steroids and his 50 game suspension was lifted. The Pink Flamingo managedRead More
Mark McGwire has finally admitted to using steroids for nearly a decade. The way I feel about the use of those things, and what it has done to baseball – put an asterick by the record. Roger Maris lived with it, but Maris did his record the old fashioned way – he earned it.
We all know it is about getting into the HOF. Sorry, but after this, I have no sympathy. Then again, the way I detest the Cards (my least favorite team) what can you expect?
“...Mark McGwire finally came clean Monday, admitting he used steroids when he broke baseball’s home run record in 1998. McGwire said in a statement sent to The Associated Press on Monday that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade. “I wish I had never touched steroids,” McGwire said in a statement. “It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had never played during the steroid era.” McGwire also used human growth hormone, a person close to McGwire said, speaking on condition of anonymity because McGwire didn’t include that detail in his statement. McGwire’s decision to admit using steroids was prompted by his decision to become hitting coach of the St. Louis Cardinals, his final big league team. Tony La Russa, McGwire’s manager in Oakland and St. Louis, has been among McGwire’s biggest supporters and thinks returning to the field can restore the former slugger’s reputation. “I never knew when, but I always knew this day would come,” McGwire said. “It’s time for me to talk about the past and to confirm what people have suspected.”…”
Is there any real reason to even bother discussing my most recent roid rage against Barry Bonds? What’s the use? The Smoking Gun hasRead More
Mark McGwire’s younger brother is shopping a manuscript where he says he injected his brother with steriods. FYI – He has a strained relationshipRead More