Baseball rocked by Mitchell Report

The greatest pitcher of the current generation and the game's all-time home run hitter were among 69 former and current players named in the Mitchell Report which was released on Thursday.

Former US Senator George Mitchell was at the forefront of the investigation which last 21 months.

Testimony from a former strength coach indicated that Roger Clemens received injections of performance enhancing substances when he pitched in Toronto and in New York. Barry Bonds, as expected, was named for using steroids and human growh hormone.

Every one of the 30 teams had or had players named in the report. Senator Mitchell said he would not reccomend punishiment nor sanctions for those named in the report.

The Tigers Gary Sheffield was named in the report as was former MVP MIguel Tejada who was recently traded to Houston.


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