Presentation on theme: "Nate Farrer, Peter Ouellette, JJ Montello, John Coon."— Presentation transcript:
Nate Farrer, Peter Ouellette, JJ Montello, John Coon
Steroids and Baseball Steroids have compromised the integrity of baseball players. Many of today’s baseball stars are continuously accused of using performance enhancing substances due to the likes of Jose Canseco, Jason Giambi, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, and many more. Jose Canseco
Steroids in the Media The media often has stories on steroids. The stories are mainly top stories especially on sports networks like ESPN.
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated has featured many stories on steroids as the cover story.
Mitchell Report One story that made national headlines on all the news networks was the release of the Mitchell Report. This report was the findings of an investigation done by Congress
Other Players Many players have been accused of steroids even if they have not. The public view of baseball is directly associated with steroids. "It's like McCarthyism or something." - Dusty Baker, Former Cubs Manager
Causes The likes of Jose Canseco and Barry Bonds have caused this view of baseball. Visual evidence has shown how much Bonds has grown during his career. "(Canseco) is the most conspicuous example of a player who has made himself great with steroids." - Tom Boswell, Journalist