EDITORIAL – DeflateGate Minor Stuff Compared to Steroids in Baseball

EDITORIAL – DeflateGate  Minor Stuff Compared to Steroids in Baseball   Much has been written  of late about the ‘terrible crime’ and obfuscation by Tom Brady and the New England Brady for deflating footballs in  the football playoff(s) last year.       Instead of spending so much time on Tom Brady and ‘DeflateGate’ why do n’t the strong East Coast media come out West to liberal San Francisco and start going  after baseball and steroids, which REALLY affect the outcome of ball games in a locale and game where there is little scrutiny of a much more serious issue  which  also  causes injuries and even deaths.  DeflateGate was the result of a weak...

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SF Giants Minor Leaguer ‘Encouraged To Cheat’ -How Pervasive, Symptomatic of Team?

  On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Game of Shadows we visit a related, recent  story that went ‘under the radar’ when first out not long ago  ….    SF   Giants Minor League Player Encouraged To Cheat -How Pervasive Is This (if true)?   “I didn’t have an ‘out’ pitch. One way you can develop an ‘out’ pitch is by cheating,” he said. “One of the coaches kind of suggested that to me.” – Garrett Broshuis, former #SFGiants Minor League Player Deflate-gate. Pine tar ‘advantage zone.’  We hear about more and more ways teams and sports figures today may be  ‘cheating’  their sports , but none more than, perhaps, this one still ‘under...

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San Francisco Giants – Interesting look back at Bruce Bochy Era – Bochy Over-rated?

As we go into the 2014 World Series it’s interesting to note that PEDs may have already been affecting baseball’s world series 25 years ago today when the Giants played the A’s in the 1989  ‘Earthquake Series, ‘ as we later learned that Mark McGwire and Jose Conseco of the A’s were hitting at a record clip with the help of Creatine and other PEDs at the time. Who would have thought that 25 years later the Giants are likely, as we see it, still using PEDs perhaps even moreso than what we saw back then.     We also have learned in recent reports   that new PEDs, even though hardly detectable in testing-...

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