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The Juice: The Real Story of Baseball's Drug Problems

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Will Carroll, an acknowledged authority on baseball conditioning and injuries, calls for a scientific, reasoned approach to the steroids problem. He first explains the science of steroids and other drugs, describes how athletes are tested, considers the scientific evidence of effects and side effects, and, most important, analyzes whether and how these drugs impact the gam ...more
Hardcover, 268 pages
Published April 14th 2005 by Ivan R. Dee Publisher (first published March 25th 2005)
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Brendan Folk
Sep 29, 2015 Brendan Folk rated it liked it
John Albertson, although not his real name is a person that is apart of The Juice: The Real Story of Baseball’s Drug Problem, is a minor league baseball player that would do anything to make it to the MLB. Major League Baseball in the past 30 years or so has been struggling to keep its players away from performance enhancing drugs. Drug testing has been in effect for a while now but it doesn’t seem to stop players from using these drugs, what would you do if you were in the situation of the ML ...more
Trev Chase
Feb 15, 2017 Trev Chase rated it liked it
Do you enjoy needles then steroids are for you. They help you grow huge muscles, hit hard, and look great. There's only a few side affects as you age saggy skin and muscles, small testicles, and no money from spending so much money. This is the life of the average steroid user, and Will Carroll does a really good job in The Juice at taking an in-depth look. Showing you many of the negative side affects of steroids. Carroll does a good job getting fascinating interviews from former professional p ...more
Will Herbert
Sep 14, 2016 Will Herbert rated it really liked it
Stab the needle in your butt, get big biceps, and accomplish your dreams. Get shriveled testicles, hulk out on your family, and die of liver cancer. This is just the life of a steroid user, and Will Carroll does a really good job in The Juice at taking an in-depth look. Are steroids all they're cracked up to be? Is the reward worth the cost? These are just a few questions that Carroll presents. The book touches on the methods of steroid use, the effects of steroid use, and the consequences of st ...more
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2 1/2 half stars, worth reading if you have an interest in the topic but not anything super exciting.
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