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Boston Herald sports columnist Howard Bryant is author of Juicing the Game. Baseball in the '90s — with greater profit and more record breakers than ever — has come to be known as "The Juiced Era." But the dark side has been the use of performance-enhancing drugs such as steroids.
How did steroids pervade pro baseball, and why were they ignored for a decade? Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant, author of Juicing the Game: Drugs, Power and the Fight for the Soul of Major League Baseball.