Cone, union, kept drug testing out of contract during 1994-95 strike

Updated: February 7, 2008, 12:58 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- David Cone is taking part of the responsibility for baseball's steroids era.

The former pitcher was on the union's negotiating team during the 1994-95 strike, when management proposed drug testing and the players' association successfully fought it off.

"Certainly in retrospect, I think there's plenty of blame to go around. Certainly I share some of that blame as being involved with the players' association at that time," Cone said Wednesday. "It's something ...

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