Lows005: February 2009 Archives

I had a long talk with a friend of mine last night about baseball. He asked what I thought of the steroid stuff and I told him how I felt. He agreed, obviously...but even if he would have disagreed I think he would have seen it mine way by the end of my tirade...I was pretty fired up. I am disgusted by guys like Tim Kurkjian who say some of these guys may still make the Hall and will get his vote. I guess I'm not so disgusted by his comment, but more so by his reasoning. He said if it comes to light that around 75% of the players at the time were using PEDs, then there really was no advantage and we should evaluate the players against each other, opposed to evaluating them against other players from past eras. First of all, what kind of logic is that?! So everyone was cheating, it was typical, so it's okay? It's disturbing someone like him, who knows so much about the game and claims to love it would say something like that. Along the same lines, it doesn't matter if 10 peopl ...