Enshrined in Baseball’s Hall of Fame are some of the great mementos in the sport’s history including uniforms, balls and even chairs. With the steroid era of baseball maybe Canton should make room for some syringes and our all-time steroid team.
|14 time all star catcher, was the AL MVP in 1999.
Linked To: Steroids (Deca-Durabolin and/or Winstrol, Testosterone), HGH
Backup: Benito Santiago
|Mark McGwire was a 12-time all-star first baseman who raced Sosa in the famous steroid home run race of ’98.
Linked To: Named on Mitchell Report. During FBI investigation officers turned up steroid dealer, Curtis Wenslaff put McGwire on a mix of Winstrol V, testosterone and Equipoise.
Backup: Jason Giambi
Chuck Knoblauch was a 4-time All Star and 1991 Rookie of the Year.
Linked To: Named on Mitchell Report. McNamee said he injected Knoblauch at least seven to nine times with HGH.
Backup: Fernando Vina
A-Rod the 12 time All Star shortstop/third baseman is a three time AL MVP and on pace to break fellow steroid taker Barry Bonds home run record.
Linked To: Rodriguez admitted that he took steroids
Backup: Miguel Tejada
With a torn rotator cuff in 1996 Caminiti still put up monster numbers and was the 1996 MVP – with the help of testosterone he bought in Tijuana.
Linked To: Admitted to using steroids and named on the Mitchell report. Later died of drug use.
Backup: Matt Williams
Sammy Sosa the 1998 NL MVP and 7-time All Star was so serious about breaking the home run record steroids weren’t enough for the steroid consumer he was even caught corking his bat.
Linked To: Escaped Mitchell report. During congressional questioning suddenly forgot how to speak English.
Backup: Gary Sheffield
|The three time all star had one fantastic steroid career year.
Linked To: Brady was not named in the Mitchell report and has denied using, but his biceps and return to mediocrity tell otherwise.
Backup: Lenny Dykstra
The 7-time MVP, 14-time all-star and all time home run leader.
Linked To: Named in Mitchell report, used stanozolol and a host of other steroids. Facing trial for obstruction of justice in BALCO trial.
Backup: Jose Canseco
|The 11-time All Star and 6-time Cy Young award winner had one of the greatest careers in baseball – even before he doubled in size in his 30s.
Linked To: According to the Mitchell Report, his former strength and conditioning coach, Brian McNamee, injected him several times with steroids.
The 2003 Cy Young Winner 3-time All Star was un-hittable until he laid off the steroids.
Linked To: Linked to Radomski as a purchaser of human growth hormone. An internal Red Sox memo obtained in the Mitchell report reports a scout saying that performance-enhancing drugs “IS the issue” with Gagne.
Backup: John Rocker.