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Former major league outfielder Eric Byrnes says he knows of a "prominent Hall of Famer" who used performance-enhancing drugs during his career. In an essay for Checkswing.com Byrnes drops this little bombshell: "Disturbingly not long ago I was having dinner with a former long time Major League player that spoke about the steroid use of a prominent Hall of Famer that played the majority of his career in the 70′s and 80′s… Ha! Not like I was shocked but damn… So many members of the Hall of Fame including this character have recently spoken out and condemned guys who have had ties to performance enhancing drugs saying there is no place for “cheaters” in the HOF… I just wonder how many of the other guys in the “Hall” were actually cheaters themselves?" PED use has been a major issue in recent Hall of Fame elections. Barry Bonds Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire are among several otherwise qualified players who have fallen far short of election to the Hall because of ...
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Former MLB player Eric Byrnes says he knows of a prominent Hall of Fame baseball player from the 1970s and '80s who used steroids.
Former MLB outfielder Eric Byrnes decried steroid use and lobbied for harsher penalties for drug cheaters in an essay written on his website. He also says a prominent Hall of Fame baseball player from the 1970s and ’80s used steroids. Byrnes, who played in the bigs from 2000-2010, wrote the following on his site: Disturbingly, […]
It is the belief of some that Major League Baseball only experienced rampant performance enhancing drug use among its players during the 1990s and early 2000s. Those who believe that also likely believe Santa Claus is real.The harsh reality of it all is that cheating took place well before the "Steroid Era" and probably even as far back as the beginning of professional...
Every December and January -- and well a lot of times in the other 10 months as well -- we get into Hall of Fame debates. In recent years the conversation has an added element. That is in addition to debating the on-field merit of the candidates to be enshrined into Cooperstown many are now including whether or not a player used PEDs.
Some even include whether or not they think...