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Absolutely, Power Corrupts

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

New York Times Magazine (April 24, 2005)

He could live with being the least likely player on the field to hit the ball over the wall; what drove him nuts was the thought of bigger players using drugs to widen the power gap even further between him and them. The season before, he’d actually watched some hulking bomber taking batting practice hit a high fly ball to the warning track, turn to a teammate and, referring to a steroid, say, ”One cycle of Deca and that’s out.” And he had no doubt that the slugger would make sure that, next time, the ball left the park.

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