As ‘The Deciders’ of Major League Baseball answered questions and heard demands on Capitol Hill, a few things became very apparent. One, Bud Selig likes Congress about as much as a trip to the dentist or being forced to watch Barry Bonds hit a home run. Two, Miguel Tejada is in for a rough stretch in the coming months. Three, we need Congress meddling in baseball’s affairs as much as Europe needed the black plague.
To be fair, the congressional hearings did put the steroid issue on the collective American dinner table, and subsequent media coverage has shoved the issue down our throats. However, as annoyed as we may be at the continued steroid coverage, some good has come of it: new testing policies