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Blood sport : Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the quest to end baseball's steroid era

Author: Tim Elfrink; Gus Garcia-Roberts
Publisher: New York : Dutton, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how stolen ledgers revealed how the Florida clinic Biogenesis of America provided performance-enhancing drugs to professional baseball players, and discusses the resulting scandal and season-long suspension for Alex Rodriguez.
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Named Person: Alex Rodriguez; Alex Rodriguez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Elfrink; Gus Garcia-Roberts
ISBN: 9780525954637 0525954635
OCLC Number: 869263798
Description: xiv, 461 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: "Collateral damage" --
A cousin with a rocket launcher --
Mystery elixirs, speed, and steroids --
License to dope --
Gurus of growth hormone --
Steroid spring cleaning --
"Dr. G, you are the best!" --
Inside the notebooks --
Bosch's shadow empire --
"HS" --
Infiltrating "The U" --
MLB's CIA : enter the spies --
The beginning of the end --
A new steroid era exposed --
Bad cops --
A snitch is born --
Singled out --
The "farce" --
Epilogue: The cost of war.
Other Titles: Bloodsport
Responsibility: Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts.

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Describes how stolen ledgers revealed how the Florida clinic Biogenesis of America provided performance-enhancing drugs to professional baseball players, and discusses the resulting scandal and season-long suspension for Alex Rodriguez.

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