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Old 04-10-2018, 02:03 AM
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Default Mark McGwire: I Still Would Have Hit 70 HRs Without PEDs

"Of course not all of them in the same season" continued McGwire "but over the course of 2 or 3 seasons I definitely would have hit those 70 home runs without PEDs, not a doubt in my mind."

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Buuuuut you didnt. So theres that.

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Old 04-10-2018, 11:18 AM
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Haha the record isn't set by hitting more than 61 home runs across 2 or 3 seasons. Why even comment at all?
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Old 04-10-2018, 11:33 AM
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I don't see the quote posted anywhere in the article?
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I don't see the quote posted anywhere in the article?
I was just finishing McGwire's thought for him.

I don't really have anything against McGwire, but making statements like this don't really make him look good.
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MLB wanted to test for steroids in the early 90s, but the player's union blocked them. It took the fans in the early 2000s wanting testing to get the union to accept it.
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Haha the record isn't set by hitting more than 61 home runs across 2 or 3 seasons. Why even comment at all?

The OP was joking.
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I don't hate McGwire. Baseball was totally ignorant to the performance benefits of HGH, which to my understanding is not as harmful to the body as many of the steroids that were out then.

If I had an injury, I would not turn down the offer of HGH to help heal my body.

That said, it certainly was a performance enhancer for him. 6 foot 5 inch 1st Basemen don't have a history of coming back from debilitating back injuries like he suffered through for a few seasons in Oakland, bigger and stronger and more flexible then ever before.
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Is there really any doubt he cheated his entire career?
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There's plenty of dead wrestlers that have felt more effects of HGH than steroids. I know Superstar Graham said HGH was much more harmful than steroids.

While both HGH and steroids in small doses will help you recover quicker, there's no way McGwire and Bonds took small doses.

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