Just when the popularity of Major League Baseball was making a huge comeback during the nineteen nineties, it would seem that all was well in the storied land of Americas’ favorite pastime. When all seemed to fare well for Major League Baseball, the game would begin to take a turn for the worse when many major leaguers would be accused of taking steroids during the end of the nineteen ninety nine season.
As Major League Baseball heads of state turned a blind eye on the steroid abuse that was damming the game, all that seemed to matter at the time was which player was hitting the most home runs.
There would be three major leaguers that would ultimately change the face of the game. Die hard baseball fans felt excited when Roger Maris home run record was shattered by Mark McGwire in 1998, but all of those feel good moments would be overshadowed by the dark secrets that surrounded the truth about steroid abuse in professional baseball.
And so, the sad and damming tale begins of three major leaguers who help ruin the game of Major League Baseball.
Mark McGwire won Rookie of the Year in 1987 and was touted to be an upcoming superstar in the world of Major League Baseball. When McGwire hit 49 home runs during his rookie year, it was without the use of steroids, and his natural talents would be the beginning of a wonderful baseball career. During 1996 Mark McGwire would hit 52 home runs, and the foregoing year he would hit 58 home …