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Thoughts on A-Rod, steroids and baseball

Posted in Newspaperman with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 8, 2009 by Cardboard Icons
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2003 Topps Heritage "New Age Performers"

Am I wrong for not being passionate about the steroids issue?

This is the question I am asking myself  after hearing the news that Alex Rodriguez tested positive in 2003 for using two steroids. Some fans are furious; others see this as a no-brainer issue. For me, I’m intrigued, but not so much that I am ready to write some 5,000-word diatribe expressing my disgust for A-Rod and the game of baseball.

I guess the way I see it now is the same as I have seen it for the last five years — it happened, it is a part of the game’s history and we cannot dismiss the era completely. Continue reading