Why Do People Still Love Manny?

David O'BrienCorrespondent IJuly 7, 2009

SAN DIEGO - JULY 03:  Manny Ramirez #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers bats against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 3, 2009 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

 Everyone knows what about Manny Ramirez 50-game suspension for use of HCG banned by MLB. It was commonly used from coming off a steroid cycle.

Last Friday manny came back form that suspenison to play against the San Diego Padres. He went 0-3 with a walk.

Many fans at Petco Park got to their feet cheering for him with boos in the mix as well.

What Makes Manny different from players like Mark Mcgwire, Sammy Sosa,Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds? Their careers are completly tarnished while Manny can still salvage his.

Manny was even cheered for in his Minor League starts. Why do these fans seem to condone cheating? Or is it just me.

Why are cheaters so often forgiven. Is it because all we want is to be entertained by Manny's antics and watch him send bombs right out of the park.

Mannywood is coming back to Dodgers stadium after the all-star break. The Dodgers organization doesn't really care becasue they are having a field day with all the money they are getting from all of this hype.

The fact of the matter is Manny cheated. He did pay his debt of 50 games but no one seems to acknowledge that what he did was wrong.