The Kansas City Star quotes former KC/Oakland OF/1B/DH Jeremy Giambi admitting to steroid use. Giambi, perhaps the best example of proof the drugs don’t work (until Ozzie Canseco comes forward) made the following remarks :
“It’s something I did. I apologize. I made a mistake. I moved on. I kind of want it in the past.”
Giambi, the younger brother of Yankees star Jason Giambi, signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. While he did not specifically say his brother used steroids, Jeremy Giambi noted a news conference his brother had last month in New York during which he apologized profusely, but did not say why he was apologizing.
“If you don’t know what he’s apologizing for,” Jeremy Giambi said, “you must’ve been in a coma for two years.”
Jeremy Giambi declined to be specific about his steroid use. He told the newspaper he wants to come clean about steroids and hopes others will do the same.
“They’re not good for you,” the younger Giambi said. “I think we need to reach out and let teenagers know they’re not good for your body and not good for your health.”
(steroids also make it difficult to remember to slide on certain occasions)