MLB using juiced baseballs?

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  1. jammertime

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    ESPN.com - MLB - Computer study claims 1998 baseballs were juiced

    Is it steroids? Juiced baseballs? A combination of both? None of the above?

    How was it that a record that stood for so long has now been blown out of the water 3 times in 4 years?

    1961 - Roger Maris hits 61 homers to break Babe Ruth's record of 60 in 1927
    1998 - Mark McGwire hits 70 homers and Sammy Sosa hits 66
    2001 - Barry Bonds hits 73 homers

    Your thoughts?
  2. TaS

    TaS All-Star Forum Donor

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    I think they should cut open McGuire's and Bonds' balls and take a closer look.
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    I thought O.J. played football!! LOL

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    Zoom's arm is juiced:
    from "Hardball Times" via "Wages of Wins"

    Pitcher Radar Speed Date Location
    Mark Wohlers 103.0 mph Mar-95 Spring Training
    Joel Zumaya 103.0 mph Apr-06 McAfee Coliseum
    Armando Benitez 102.0 mph May-02 Shea Stadium
    Bobby Jenks 102.0 mph Aug-05 Safeco Field
    Randy Johnson 102.0 mph Sep-04 Pacific Bell Park
    Robb Nen 102.0 mph Oct-97 Jacobs Field
    A.J. Burnett 101.0 mph May-05 PNC Park
    Rob Dibble 101.0 mph Aug-92 Candlestick Park
    Kyle Farnsworth 101.0 mph May-04 Minute Maid Park
    Eric Gagne 101.0 mph Apr-04 Pacific Bell Park
    Jose Mesa 101.0 mph Jan-93 Cleveland Stadium
    Guillermo Mota 101.0 mph Jul-02 Qualcomm Stadium
    Justin Verlander 101.0 mph Oct-06 Camden Yards
    Billy Wagner 101.0 mph Nov-03 Yankee Stadium
    Nolan Ryan 100.9 mph Aug-74 Anaheim Stadium
    Josh Beckett 100.0 mph Dec-03 Pro Player Park
    Daniel Cabrera 100.0 mph Sep-05 Camden Yards
    Roger Clemens 100.0 mph Oct-01 Yankee Stadium
    Bartolo Colon 100.0 mph Jun-99 Jacobs Field
    Francisco Cordero 100.0 mph Jul-04 Jacobs Field
    Rich Harden 100.0 mph May-05 McAfee Stadium
    Jorge Julio 100.0 mph Sep-04 Skydome
    J.R. Richard 100.0 mph May-76 Candlestick Park
    C.C. Sabathia 100.0 mph Jun-02 Jacobs Field
    Ben Sheets 100.0 mph Oct-04 Miller Park
    Derrick Turnbow 100.0 mph May-05 Miller Park
    Kerry Wood 100.0 mph Oct-05 Wrigley Field
    note:
    Nolan Ryan is still considerd the hardest thrower.
  5. webz

    webz All-Star Snub Administrator 2x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Forget baseball.

    You guys should try and get hold of some cricket matches.
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    More hijacking, cricket is the bomb.
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    Juiced balls is better than

    Iced Balls

    or

    Blued Balls

    :hoops:
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    Come to my pad. I got cricket matches in my yard every night and loud ones at that.

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