Drugs in sport in the United States

Posted Jun 9, 2012
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  1. American sportspeople in doping cases

    American sportspeople in doping cases

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  1. Bronson Arroyo

    Bronson Arroyo


    Bronson Anthony Arroyo (born February 24, 1977) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Pittsburgh Pirates between 2000 and 2002, the Boston Red Sox from 2003 to 2005, the Cincinnati Reds from 2006 to 2013, the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2014 to 2015.

  2. Sammy Sosa

    Sammy Sosa


    Samuel Kelvin "Sammy" Peralta Sosa (born November 12, 1968) is a Dominican retired professional baseball right fielder. Sosa played with four Major League Baseball teams over his career, which spanned from 1989 to 2007. Sosa's Major League career began with the Texas Rangers in 1989. After three seasons with the Chicago White Sox, Sosa became a member of the Chicago Cubs in 1992 and became one of the league's best hitters. Sosa hit his 400th home runs in his 1,354th game and his 5,273rd at-bat, the quickest in National League history. In 1998, Sosa and Mark McGwire achieved national fame for their home run-hitting prowess in pursuit of Roger Maris' home run record.

  3. Jason Giambi

    Jason Giambi


    Jason Gilbert Giambi (/iˈɑːmbi/; born January 8, 1971) is an American retired professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter. In his Major League Baseball (MLB) career, which began in 1995, he played for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians.

  4. Manny Ramirez

    Manny Ramirez


    Manuel Arístides "Manny" Ramírez Onelcida (born May 30, 1972) is a Dominican-American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for parts of 19 seasons. He played with the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, and Tampa Bay Rays before playing one season in the Chinese Professional Baseball League. Ramirez is recognized for having had great batting skill and power. He was a nine-time Silver Slugger and was one of 25 players to hit 500 career home runs. His 21 grand slams are third all-time, and his 29 postseason home runs are the most in MLB history. He appeared in 12 All-Star Games, with a streak of eleven consecutive games beginning in 1998 that included every season that he played with the Red Sox.

  5. Gary Sheffield

    Gary Sheffield


    Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968) is an American retired Major League Baseball outfielder. He played with eight teams in the major leagues from 1988 to 2009. He currently works as a sports agent.

  6. Matt Williams

    Matt Williams


    Matthew Derrick Williams (born November 28, 1965), nicknamed "Matt the Bat" and "The Big Marine" is a former professional baseball third baseman. A right-handed batter, Williams played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Francisco Giants, the Cleveland Indians, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was the manager of the Washington Nationals from 2014 to 2015.

  7. David Ortiz

    David Ortiz


    David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican-American professional baseball player. Ortiz is a designated hitter (DH) who occasionally plays first base for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Minnesota Twins from 1997-2002.

  8. Chuck Knoblauch

    Chuck Knoblauch


    Edward Charles "Chuck" Knoblauch (/ˈnɒblɔːk/; born July 7, 1968) is a retired Major League Baseball player. He played all or part of twelve seasons in the majors, from 1991 until 2002, for the Minnesota Twins (1991–97), New York Yankees (1998–2001) and Kansas City Royals (2002). He played mostly as a second baseman before moving to left field for his last two seasons.

  9. Mo Vaughn

    Mo Vaughn


    Maurice Samuel "Mo" Vaughn (born December 15, 1967 in Norwalk, Connecticut), nicknamed "The Hit Dog", is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. He played from 1991 to 2003. Vaughn was a three-time All-Star selection and won the American League MVP award in 1995 with the Boston Red Sox.

  10. Wally Joyner

    Wally Joyner


    Wallace Keith "Wally" Joyner (born June 16, 1962) is a retired Major League Baseball player. He played for four major league teams during a 16-year career, most notably for the California Angels, for whom he was an All-Star. He was a member of the pennant-winning 1998 San Diego Padres. He is currently the hitting coach for the Detroit Tigers.

  11. Miguel Tejada

    Miguel Tejada


    Miguel Odalis Tejada (born Tejeda, May 25, 1974) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder who is currently with the Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League. Tejada has played for the Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

  12. Steve Howe

    Steve Howe


    Steven Roy Howe (March 10, 1958 – April 28, 2006) was an American baseball relief pitcher who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), mostly for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees.

  13. Ron Washington

    Ron Washington


    Ronald Washington (born April 29, 1952) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and current third base coach for the Oakland Athletics. He is also the former manager of the Texas Rangers. Prior to managing the Rangers, Washington coached in the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics organizations.

  14. Rod Scurry

    Rod Scurry


    Rodney Grant Scurry (March 17, 1956 – November 5, 1992) was a Major League pitcher for eight seasons, and was the first Major League Baseball player directly linked to the Pittsburgh drug trials that dogged baseball during the mid-1980s. In 1992, Scurry died of a cocaine-induced heart attack.

  15. Bobby Estalella

    Bobby Estalella


    Robert M. Estalella [es-tah-LAY-yah] (born August 23, 1974 in Hialeah, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He should not be confused with his grandfather, also named Bobby Estalella, an outfielder who played in the majors between 1935 and 1949.

  16. Kevin Brown

    Kevin Brown


    James Kevin Brown (born March 14, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played from 1986 to 2005, leading the American League in wins once and leading the National League in earned run average twice. He was also a six-time All-Star.

  17. Jeremy Giambi

    Jeremy Giambi


    Jeremy Dean Giambi (/iˈɑːmbi/; born September 30, 1974) is an American retired professional baseball outfielder and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, and Boston Red Sox from 1998 through 2003. He also played in the minors for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. He is the younger brother of former baseball player Jason Giambi.

  18. Pete Rose

    Pete Rose


    Peter Edward "PJ" Rose, Jr. (born November 16, 1969 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a minor league coach in the Chicago White Sox system and former professional baseball player. The son of Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader Pete Rose, Pete Jr. played in the minor leagues most of his career except for a brief stint in 1997 for the Cincinnati Reds. He was released September 14, 2009, by the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. In 2011 he joined the White Sox coaching staff and became the manager of the their Appalachian League (rookie league) affiliate in Bristol. In 2012, he moved up to the Pioneer League with the affiliate in Great Falls, Montana. After one season, he advanced to the lower-A South Atlantic League team in Kannapolis, North Carolina. His uniform number is 14.

  19. Susan Illston

    Susan Illston


  20. Kirk Radomski

    Kirk Radomski


    Kirk J. Radomski (born 1969) (colloquially known by players as Murdock) is a former batboy and clubhouse employee for the New York Mets Major League Baseball team from 1985–1995, who on April 27, 2007 pleaded guilty in United States district court to money laundering and illegal distribution of anabolic steroids, human growth hormone, Clenbuterol, amphetamines and other drugs to "dozens of current and former Major League Baseball players, and associates, on teams throughout Major League Baseball." He faced a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, but he was sentenced to 5 years probation and ordered to pay a fine of $18,575 due to his cooperation with the federal government and the Mitchell Report.

  21. Thomas J. Hicks

    Thomas J. Hicks


    Thomas John Hicks (January 11, 1876 – January 28, 1952) was an American track and field athlete. He won the Olympic marathon in 1904.

  22. Greg Anderson (trainer)

    Greg Anderson (trainer)


    Greg F. Anderson (born February 1966) is a current personal trainer, best known for his work with Barry Bonds, and links with BALCO.

  23. Edinson Volquez

    Edinson Volquez


    Edinson Volquez [VOL-kez] (born July 3, 1983), is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates. He bats and throws right-handed.

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