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Unformatted text preview: In 1994, the Major League Baseball became such an afterthought that a 232 day player strike ended the season and canceled the first World Series since 1904. Because of the decreasing market share that baseball represented in the eyes of fans, baseball players became extremely vulnerable to player enhancement drugs. This article I found very interesting because it directly pertains to the issue of Major League Baseball ignoring the use of steroids in the early and mid 90’s because of an overall disinterest in the sport. In this Article, Hal Bodley talks about the big picture concerning steroids in baseball from the early 90’s into what we consider modern day. He breaks down the causes of the current steroids crisis in baseball into 4 main categories; Major League Baseball, the teams and players, the media, and the fan base. categories; Major League Baseball, the teams and players, the media, and the fan base....
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