Roger Clemens' Fall From Grace

Friday, August 20, 2010

Major League Baseball player Roger Clemens testified during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the use of steroids February 13, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty)

Baseball great, Roger Clemens, has been indicted for lying to Congress. What does this mean for baseball and for the player? For more background, we talk to Nathaniel Vinton, an investigative sports reporter with The New York Daily News. He also co-authored, "American Icon: The Fall of Roger Clemens and the Rise of Steroids in America's Pastime."

"Roger Clemens is one of the greatest baseball players of his generation," says Vinton. However, if you look at his career you can see that the ball player had a renaissance at age 35, which is when he started using performance enhancing drugs, according to his trainer.



Nathaniel Vinton

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.