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Old 01-10-2013, 09:24 PM
RKMeibalane RKMeibalane is offline
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Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1 View Post
The way I look at it is cheating is cheating and every good player is going to look for any advantage he can to win and in most cases cheating will be involved.
Slippery slope. Where is your proof that most MLB players have cheated?

Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1
Obviously steroids are alot worse than some guy putting a little to much pine tar on his bat but where do you draw the line on cheating. I don't like how records were broken during the steroid era but it is what it is. You can't keep a whole generation out of the hof. I doubt theres a player in the hof who never cheated to gain an edge.
I'll grant that "absence of proof is not proof of absence," but it's wrong to make unsubstantiated claims like this. I don't remember anyone accusing players like Barry Larkin (elected last year), Dave Winfield, or Gary Carter of cheating. Did Carlton Fisk ever cheat?
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