Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball Hall of Fame, Performance enhancing drugs, Ethics, Baseball, MLB, Subjectivity
Major League Baseball (Organization); Anabolic steroids; Drugs; National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum; Subjectivity
This past Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department announced that it was dropping the obstruction of justice case against Barry Bonds. He had been charged with perjury and obstruction of justice in 2007 for testifying to a grand jury that he had never knowingly used anabolic steroids or human growth hormone, Bonds’ testimony was given to the grand jury in 2003 as part of a federal investigation into steroid use by athletes popularly known as the BALCO case. Estimates of the cost of this failed pursuit of Bonds run upwards of $100M.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Hall of Fame Denial" (2015). On Sport and Society. 58.