Cal Ripken, Jr. on Roger Clemens' fall from glory
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- Duration 2:59
- Date May 1, 2012
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The prosecution in the perjury every -- baseball great Roger Clemens playing audiotapes yesterday the pitcher's claims that he did not use performance enhancing drugs.
He's putting a spotlight back a Major League baseball's long history of steroid abuse.
Over the last fifteen years so could his trial marked the beginning of the end of that era.
You to weigh in baseball legend hall of -- self powered pitching and Al welcome back I don't think I'm a baseball expert on steroids but no offer the -- -- -- would you -- lived through it and didn't play through that -- As we watch the clemens' trial do you believe that.
HGH and steroids or in the rearview mirror baseball.
I think so yeah I mean I think first the shock of both steroids in the culture of steroids coming out to -- did.
We're discovering players prominent players that we're tied to in some ways.
That was shocking to me and then you become a little curious and you watch it and now it just becomes noise to me and me it seems like it's just this trial has extended and and the bad.
-- of of steroids -- hanging over baseball but I think -- -- really put together strong policy in the moving towards that and yet a lot of at bats against Roger Clemens do you believe that he was cheating.
You know -- never really know for sure you have suspicions.
In some cases about players but I personally it's a secretive culture the guys are in -- probably knew about it.
The kind of blew me away when they started talking about steroids Roger.
And when Jose Canseco wrote this book let's talk about something else on on -- and serious channel.
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so this year they're partnering with habitat for humanity in thirteen city to -- which really getting into the communities helping.
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It's just a wonderful opportunity.
To -- to help them build and and do things in the community and and energizes.
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My dad would say you're not hold hammered down near the end to get used the leverage of -- -- little bit but that was a really handy guide.
And he was he made made me the helper in many ways I drew the line when it when it came to fixing engine I don't know -- about that but I I can swing a -- the Orioles have not had a winning season since 97.
Will they have won this year.
You know we're keeping our fingers crossed I'm talking to buckle on our radio talk show all -- the -- -- and India and he's done some remarkable job Bobo didn't fundamentals getting things together that.
-- -- pitching and -- is hitting now.
It's time for a comeback it that building back there no thanks side cap thanks so much those great scene in the las.