The Effect of the Steroid Era on Major League Baseball Hitters: Did It Enhance Hitting?
Brandon J Erickson*, Adam Yanke, Brett Monson and Anthony Romeo
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Brandon J Erickson
Professor, Section Head
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Division of Sports Medicine
Rush University Medical Center, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 05, 2015 Accepted Date: May 29, 2015 Published Date: May 31, 2015
Citation: Erickson BJ, Yanke A, Monson B, Romeo A (2015) The Effect of the Steroid Era on Major League Baseball Hitters: Did It Enhance Hitting?. J Sports Med Doping Stud 5:161. doi:10.4172/2161-0673.1000161
Copyright: © 2015 Erickson BJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits
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Background: The “steroid era” in Major League Baseball (MLB) was a time when drug testing for performance enhancing drugs (PED) was not routinely performed.