The use of banned substances by one player impacts many others. Would Manny even be in L.A. today minus steroids? Would the Cubs be world champs?
Sources familiar with the George Mitchell investigation told Buster Olney that the report will name many players, including some big names and some names that have not surfaced to date.
Seven developments we can expect to see as we move forward out of the Steroid Era.
Last summer, commissioner Bud Selig proclaimed this was a golden age of baseball. Now, history is destined to recall this period as baseball's Steroid Era.
Barry Bonds reportedly says he didn't know what he was using was steroids. Now we all know it was.
Ken Caminiti's death and Gary Sheffield's recent remarks demonstrates MLB still doesn't have a grip on steroids.
With leaders like John Smoltz calling for tougher policies, it's time for the union to get serious about steroids.