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    Barry Bonds

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    Barry Bonds played in the Major League Baseball as an outfielder from 1986 to 2007. Bonds first played for the Pittsburgh Pirates before joining the San Francisco Giants in 1993. Bonds' accomplished many baseball milestones that has garnered him recognition as one of the greatest MLB players of all time. He holds a grand total of seven MVPs with four of them earned consecutively, eight Gold Glove and fourteen All-Start awards. Statistically, he has the all-time 762 MLB home run record, including

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    Barry Bonds and Steroids

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    Have you noticed the size of Barry Bonds’ entire body over the past couple years? His muscles grew big, and his endurance increased over time which allowed him to play baseball for as long as he had. Barry Bonds was a baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants for 21 years. He had to overcome some huge injuries, including a huge knee problem at the end of his career. The only way that he was able to lift so much while he still was recovering is a topic that has been discussed

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    McGwire and Barry Bonds. It is hard to catch a steroid user. Don Catlin, a former director at the UCLA Olympic testing lab says time after time they try to find the users and test them method, after they have evidence, however, this method does not work (Quinn). Mark McGwire’s and Barry Bonds’ use of steroids affected baseball in terms of trust issues, record holders, drug policies, and the future of baseball. An easy way to try to get out of being caught using steroids is to lie. Barry Bonds and Mark

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    mid-2000s, steroids changed the way baseball was played. It became known as “The Steroid Era,” and it is a part of history that baseball wants to forget. The players during this time did some of the greatest things to ever happen to baseball such as Barry Bonds breaking the single season homerun record with 73, and Roger Clemens winning his record seventh Cy Young Award (Ortiz). These are Hall of Fame worthy stats, but they have a very slim chance of ever getting into the Hall of Fame because they are

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    Referred to by many as an American past time, the game of baseball has evolved from just a game that was once played by soldiers in between tours overseas to a nationally televised sport that attracts billions of viewers a year. Created in 1860 by a New York man named Alexander Cartwright, “town ball”, or as we call it baseball, was first played in a local park on the outskirts of Hoboken, New Jersey. In his book, Game of shadows, Mark Fainaru–Wada explains how the stresses of being the best forced

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    No Steroids In Baseball

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    multiply 30 by 25 then you get 750 baseball players just on the active roster. So even if Caminiti scared a bunch of players there is a bunch of people who still use steroids. Some of the most recent players that have been convicted are giants slugger Barry Bonds, and New York Yankees 1st baseman Jason Giambi.

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    Professional Athletes who Cheat in Sports

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    Giambi admits he took steroids. DailyNews. New York. Tynes, J. (2006) Performance Enhancing Substances: Effects, Regulations,and the Pervasive Efforts to Control Doping in Major Leagues. Journal of Legal Medicine. 27:493-509. Unknown Author (2014) Barry Bonds convicted of obstruction of justice in performance-enhancing-drugs case. Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles. USAToday (2007) BALCO Investigation Timeline. USA TODAY SPORTS ONLINE NEWSPAPER. Retrieved from: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/balco-timeline

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    opponent and to win. Unfortunately, this leads many players; not just in professional baseball, but high school and college, as well, to turn to steroids. There have been numerous scandals amongst some of the greatest hitters in history, names such as Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Jason Giambi, Sammy Sosa, and many others, are associated with using performance enhancing drugs (peds). The simple truth about steroids is, that they do work; there is no way around it. There are plenty of motives, along with side

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    Steroids in Sports

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    Cycling, and Track and Field. Some of professional sports most favorited players have been found guilty of steroid use. New York Yankees 3rd Baseman, Alex Rodriguez has been found guilty of steroids on countless occasions. MLB home run record holder Barry Bonds has been found of guilty as well. Professional wrestler Chris Benoit also tested positive for steroids. With names as big as these it shows how much of a problem this is causing in sports. The use of PED’s dates back to 776 BC. Ancient Greeks used

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    The busts of hundreds of players, managers, coaches, umpires, and baseball pioneers occupy the hallowed halls of a quiet building located in Cooperstown, New York. Thousands of fans travel to this building, otherwise noted as the National Baseball Hall of Fame, each year to get a glimpse of baseball’s immortalized heroes. Hundreds of sportswriters across the nation weed out numerous hall of fame hopefuls once a year and cast their votes on who will be enshrined in Cooperstown and who will merely

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