Team did little to discourage drug use

Originally Published: November 9, 2005
By Tom Farrey | ESPN The Magazine

Editor's note: In November 2005, Congress released the results of its investigation into steroid use by Rafael Palmiero. The report described reckless and illegal use of prescription drugs in the Baltimore Orioles' locker room. In 1999, a similar scene was unfolding in the New York Mets' locker room, as Tom Farrey reports in this bonus coverage from ESPN The Magazine's examination of steroid abuse.

The drugs arrived with the fan mail, delivered in little packages indistinguishable from the ...

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