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PostPosted: 11 Jan 2010 09:10:28 pm    Post subject: mark mcguire admits to steroid use Reply with quote

i'm not sure if this will mean anything in the grand scheme of things other than he came out and admitted he had used sterioids. could they invalidate his home run record? i think he's already been passed over a time or two for the hall of fame; i guess we'll see.



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Mark McGwire's Statement to the Associated Press:

"Now that I have become the hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals, I have the chance to do something that I wish I was able to do five years ago.

I never knew when, but I always knew this day would come. It's time for me to talk about the past and to confirm what people have suspected. I used steroids during my playing career and I apologize. I remember trying steroids very briefly in the 1989/1990 off season and then after I was injured in 1993, I used steroids again. I used them on occasion throughout the '90s, including during the 1998 season.

I wish I had never touched steroids. It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had never played during the steroid era.

During the mid-'90s, I went on the DL seven times and missed 228 games over five years. I experienced a lot of injuries, including a ribcage strain, a torn left heel muscle, a stress fracture of the left heel, and a torn right heel muscle. It was definitely a miserable bunch of years and I told myself that steroids could help me recover faster. I thought they would help me heal and prevent injuries, too.

I'm sure people will wonder if I could have hit all those home runs had I never taken steroids. I had good years when I didn't take any and I had bad years when I didn't take any. I had good years when I took steroids and I had bad years when I took steroids. But no matter what, I shouldn't have done it and for that I'm truly sorry.

Baseball is really different now -- it's been cleaned up. The commissioner and the players' association implemented testing and they cracked down, and I'm glad they did.

I'm grateful to the Cardinals for bringing me back to baseball. I want to say thank you to Cardinals owner Mr. DeWitt, to my GM, John Mozeliak, and to my manager, Tony La Russa. I can't wait to put the uniform on again and to be back on the field in front of the great fans in Saint Louis. I've always appreciated their support and I intend to earn it again, this time as hitting coach. I'm going to pour myself into this job and do everything I can to help the Cardinals hitters become the best players for years to come.

After all this time, I want to come clean. I was not in a position to do that five years ago in my congressional testimony, but now I feel an obligation to discuss this and to answer questions about it. I'll do that, and then I just want to help my team."


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PostPosted: 12 Jan 2010 01:08:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

douchebag.

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PostPosted: 23 Jan 2010 02:09:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

when i heard it, like a lot of people my first reaction was that it was barely news... but there's always layers to truth, isn't there?




http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bal-mcgwire-brief-sub0123,0,3174761.story

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McGwire last week admitted for the first time that he used steroids and human growth hormone on and off for a decade, including when he set the season home run record with 70 in 1998.

He said he took performance-enhancing drugs for health, not for strength.

"There are other things you can take for health that are anabolic, but it wouldn't be that type of combination," Wenzlaff said. "If Paris Hilton were to take that array, she could run over Dick Butkus."
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PostPosted: 25 Jan 2010 12:20:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Raven-MOK wrote:
"If Paris Hilton were to take that array, she could run over Dick Butkus."

lmfao! that would be something to see.

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PostPosted: 30 Jan 2010 04:59:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OMG NO WAY!!



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