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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

I played clean in the steroid era—and PEDs hurt players more than sign stealing does

The inequities of PED use make it personal. With the proliferation of PEDs, there was always a chance you could be supporting a teammate who was using in order to replace you—even if that was not his original intent. It can be right under your nose. As players started to fully understand the impact of PEDs on their careers, clean players became unsure who was friend or foe when it came to their job security. If you are clean, PEDs immediately put you on the downhill side of your career, and if you are already declining like I was in 2002, PEDs push you off a cliff.

Sign stealing does none of that.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 10, 2020 at 08:19 AM | 13 comment(s)
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