Alex Rodriguez, probably one of the most lionized players of the 21st century. With 687 home runs, and 2055 RBIs, people consider him to be the Babe Ruth of our time. Regardless of all this, “A rod” hasn’t always had a clean past. Many fans are left debating one question…will Alex get into Cooperstown?
In 2009, Alex admitted to using PEDs (Performance enhancing drugs) while playing for the Texas Rangers. Steroids and other PEDs are highly illegal in almost any sport, however, many players have still used them, for the same reasons as Alex. He quotes “When I arrived in Texas in 2001, I felt an enormous amount of pressure. I felt like I had all the weight of the world on top of me, and I needed to perform; and perform at a high level; every day”. (source: http://m.mlb.com/news/article/3811116/)
Regardless of how “naïve and stupid” he was, this incident basically ruined his…
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