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Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era

Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts
Format
Book
Published
New York : Dutton , [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780525954637, 0525954635
Summary
Describes how stolen ledgers revealed how the Florida clinic Biogenesis of America provided performance-enhancing drugs to professional baseball players, and discusses the resulting scandal and season-long suspension for Alex Rodriguez.
Contents
  • Prologue: "Collateral damage"
  • A cousin with a rocket launcher
  • Mystery elixirs, speed, and steroids
  • License to dope
  • Gurus of growth hormone
  • Steroid spring cleaning
  • "Dr. G, you are the best!"
  • Inside the notebooks
  • Bosch's shadow empire
  • "HS"
  • Infiltrating "The U"
  • MLB's CIA : enter the spies
  • The beginning of the end
  • A new steroid era exposed
  • Bad cops
  • A snitch is born
  • Singled out
  • The "farce"
  • Epilogue: The cost of war.
Description
xiv, 461 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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