“Just when I thought I was out…they pull me back in!” Don Corleone, Godfather Part III. Also Bud Selig at least twice a year.
This line (or something very similar) has to be uttered be Bud Selig at least twice a year when yet another prominent MLB player becomes entangled with Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). Usually immediately after he has stood behind a podium proclaiming his anti-doping program is one of the strictest in all of sports and that it is “working”.
Lately speculation has been swirling about possible suspensions for athletes connected with the Biogenesis clinic in Florida, which was merely a dope bar for high-end clientele. It was to the latest bigger/faster/stronger PED cocktail what Studio 54 was to cocaine (minus Bootsie Collins.) Right up until the owner got busted and dimed on his most well known customers faster than…well…faster than a white guy looking at the very real possibility of being
gang-raped stuck in a federal prison cell for many years. Continue reading →