Baseball has been around since the 1870’s. Though more rules have been created, more teams have been added, heroes have been born and died, through the years fan support has always had up’s and downs. In 1994, baseball players and owners could not meet on a new labor contract. So halfway through the season, the season was cancelled as the players and owners went on strike. After the 232 day struggle, play resumed. The main effect of it was the lack of fan support as they were frustrated with major league baseball and the commissioners’ decisions. Rolling into the 1998 season, baseball was in desperate need of rejuvenation. The three things that brought fans and attention back on the beautiful game were: Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and a performance-enhancing drug called steroids. Players, especially McGwire and... [continues]
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