Everyone talks about the issue of steroids and performance enhancing drugs in baseball today. Yet people tend to forget about another problem that has been cast aside within baseball community: alcohol and drugs.
Alcohol consumption has been a staple within the MLB for decades and beer still plays an important part in baseball today.
The St. Louis Cardinals used to be owned by Anheuser-Busch, the Brewers are NAMED after beer, and you can’t walk into a stadium without seeing some sponsorship or marketing campaign of some alcoholic beverage.
Alcohol for years has been a part of the game, inside and outside of the clubhouse, and we have seen countless players and prospects fall to the wayside because of the extended use of alcohol.
The following slideshow represents some of the top phenoms who have risked their careers due to alcohol abuse and drugs.
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