10 'Clean' Players Whose Stats Don't Stack Up Having Played in Steroid Era

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10 'Clean' Players Whose Stats Don't Stack Up Having Played in Steroid Era
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In the summer or 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were sent to us by the baseball gods to save a struggling sport, or so it seemed.

While the home run chase of 1998 seemed like a great thing at the time, the truth eventually came out—baseball was dirty.  The two icons of baseball's rebirth were as guilty as any, as were several of the games biggest superstars.

Commissioner Bud Selig's apparent apathy toward the steroid issue only further marred the era, relegating stars like McGwire, Sosa and Barry Bonds to mere asterisks in the baseball lore.

While we'll never know exactly who wasn't dirty, there no doubt are a number of stars whose statistics could have definitely benefited by performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), but seemingly chose to avoid the temptations.

Here's a list of ten such stars.

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