Steroids In Baseball: Why Do We Care? On Monday, Alex Rodriguez, one of baseball's all-time greats, confessed that he had used steroids. Next month, home run king Barry Bonds goes on trial for allegedly lying to a federal grand jury about steroids.
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Steroids In Baseball: Why Do We Care?

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Steroids In Baseball: Why Do We Care?

Steroids In Baseball: Why Do We Care?

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On Monday, Alex Rodriguez, one of baseball's all-time greats, confessed that he had used steroids. Next month, home run king Barry Bonds goes on trial for allegedly lying to a federal grand jury about steroids. Guests talk about A-Rod's confession and why we care about steroids in baseball.

Guests:

Tom Goldman, NPR sports correspondent.

Doug Glanville, former Texas Rangers player and teammate of Rodriguez; author of a column called "Understanding A-Rod" on The New York Times Web site.

Tim Marchman, contributor to Slate magazine, which published his piece "Alex Rodriguez, Fallen Hero?"