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The Enduring Allure of Drugs in Sports

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The Enduring Allure of Drugs in Sports

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The Enduring Allure of Drugs in Sports

The Enduring Allure of Drugs in Sports

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Frank Deford remarks on drug use in baseball and the eternal search for the fountain of youth. He comments that while athletes are under enormous pressure to perform at their peak year-after-year, steroids will never help anyone grow younger.

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