4:49 PM, PST. ESPN Sunday Night Baseball.
"You know, Howard Bryant wrote a book called 'Juicing the Game.' Jose Canseco made a -- wrote a book about it. And I'm trying to figure out why this latest book is so much more important than anything else that we've already known about the steroid era. That's -- that bothers me right there."
1. Why does it bother you?
2. Do you really not know why this book, written by the two investigative journalists who have been covering the BALCO scandal and the leaked grand jury testimony for months and months, is more important than the ramblings of a guy who later appeared on a reality TV show about washed-up celebrities?
3. I'll answer for you. It is more important because it contains like a thousand pieces of until-now unseen evidence linking the greatest hitter of all time to a massive illegal steroid operation, including schedules of drug use, eyewitness accounts, and financial records.
4. Why do you insist on trying to protect Barry Bonds?
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