UPDATED 1:30 pm PST:
I’m pulling Jay’s list, and running with ESPN, where they have what appears to be the comprehensive list of the players named and why:
“I requested interviews of all the major league players who had been publicly implicated in the BALCO case.”
“Radomski stated that, with one exception noted below, the payments he received from professional baseball players were for performance enhancing substances, as opposed to personal training or other services, and this assertion was confirmed by those players who agreed to speak with us about their dealings with him.”
Jerry Hairston, Jr.
Paul Lo Duca
Gary Bennett, Jr.
Exavier “Nook” Logan
“Since the initial news reports of the raid by New York and Florida law enforcement officials on Signature Pharmacy and several rejuvenation centers, the names of several current and former major league players have appeared in the media as alleged purchasers of performance enhancing substances through these operations. These include:”
Jerry Hairston Jr.
Gary Matthews, Jr.
I still can’t get the PDF to work. Anybody else get it?
If the customers of elite sport withheld their purchasing – turned off the TV or didn’t go to the stadium or ballpark because they were really irate about doping. Having said that, that is one of the stupidest things I’ve ever said. It ain’t gonna happen, period.