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Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2006

    Where is the 'failed' test?

    There's been much talk over the recent months regarding steroids in baseball and questions regarding certain players who may have used them while playing. I'm a huge Barry Bonds fan, for many reasons. He's been the best all round ball player in the majors, for the last 10-15 yrs. But I also liked Sosa and McGwire as well. They were both nice guys and who helped baseball very much a few years ago. Baseball would have been dead if it wasn't for both Sosa and McGwire's home run record seasons. In the US, you are innocent until proven guilty. Mr. Bonds has not tested positive for any known steroid as of today. None! Sosa, McGwire and Palmeiro all have been on it and based on their testimony before congress. They all failed. There are many assumptions about Bonds and his use of steroids. But I don't convict a baseball player or anyone for that matter, based on newspaper, or magazine articles. Just give me the facts and facts are not hear say or what someone heard, said or allegedly witnessed. I want a POSITIVE drug test. Something illegal found is his blood/urine. Please tell me someone has that and I'll include him (Bonds) with the rest of the dirty ball players. But for now, I hope and know he will break Babe Ruth's record easily this season and then retire. Just show me Proof. That's all I asked for. Proof as in a failed drug test. Rumors and assumptions mean nothing, when Bonds will keep playing ball and breaking records this season, while others are just talking, trying to smear his name and making money from their books about him. As of today, Bonds has started legal action against those who have written books about his alleged use of steroids.Here's some interesting questions. Has MLB ever tested Bonds for steroids within the last 3-4 yrs? If so, what were the results? Is it all confidential? Hopefully the truth will come out soon. ALL players should compete fairly and clean. That includes Barry Bonds!

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