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Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports
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Mark Fainaru-­Wada

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Title: Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports

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In the summer of 1998 two of baseball leading sluggers, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, embarked on a race to break Babe Ruth’s single season home run record. The nation was transfixed as Sosa went on to hit 66 home runs, and McGwire 70. Three years later, San Francisco Giants All-­Star Barry Bonds surpassed McGwire by 3 home runs in the midst of what was perhaps the greatest offensive display in baseball history. Over the next three seasons, as Bonds regularly launched mammoth shots into the San Francisco Bay, baseball players across the country were hitting home runs at unprecedented rates. For years there had been rumors that perhaps some of these players owed their success to steroids. But crowd pleasing homers were big business, and sportswriters, fans, and officials alike simply turned a blind eye. Then, in December of 2004, after more than a year of investigation, San Francisco Chronicle reporters Mark Fainaru-­Wada and Lance Williams broke the story that in a federal investigation of a nutritional suppleme

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