This week, the Baseball Writers of America decided that in 2013, no players would be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Potential inductees included Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens, players hailing from the infamous steroids era.
In the wake of this unprecedented decision, Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announced that the League would expand its drug testing program. The new regimen will include in-season testing for human growth hormone and testosterone.
Dave Zirin, sports columnist for The Nation, explores the ramifications for MLB players and the league itself.