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Shooting for the Fences

Summary: Essay discusses the rampant steroid use in baseball.
It was in 1996 when third basemen Ken Caminiti of the Houston Astros tore his rotator cuff while diving for a ball. Caminiti proclaimed " I played for a month and a half in pure pain." (qtd. in "Totally Juiced") Caminiti then made a decision that would haunt him for the rest of his life. Caminiti decided to turn to steroids in order to get him through the injury and allow him to continue to play baseball in the major leagues. It was Caminiti's tenth year playing Major League Baseball and never before had he hit more than 26 homeruns in a season, Caminiti hit 28 homeruns in just the second half of the 1996 season alone. Caminiti finished the season with his best statistics ever he hit 40 homeruns, had 130 RBIs, and a batting average of .326. The most RBI's he had before the '96 season was 94 and his highest batting average was .302, twenty-four...

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