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Sheen used steroids for 'Major League'

Posted on: June 29, 2011 12:03 pm
Edited on: July 1, 2011 2:04 pm
 
Charlie Sheen

By C. Trent Rosecrans

Uh oh, Congress may investigate Hollywood now.

In a bombshell that makes you question everything you ever grew up thinking, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn has admitted to using steroids.

From Sports Illustrated's feature on the modern-day classic, Major League, Charlie Sheen admits to his use of performance-enhancing drugs:

[L]et's just say that I was enhancing my performance a little bit. It was the only time I ever did steroids. I did them for like six or eight weeks. You can print this, I don't give a f---. My fastball went from 79 to like 85.

Two things about how this messes with the conventional wisdom on steroids:

1. If there were steroids in baseball movies in 1989, there were certainly steroids in the game.

2. It's not just the hitters who benefited from the use of steroids, the pitchers saw a difference, too. If Sheen can go from 79 to 85 on his fastball, how about a real professional pitcher?

There's also those on the other side who say steroids don't make any difference. Sheen disagrees with them.

Tony La Russa, meanwhile, continues to deny any knowledge of steroid use in baseball or movies.

Hat tip to the folks over at Big League Stew.

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Category: MLB
Comments

Since: Feb 26, 2008
Posted on: June 29, 2011 9:23 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

is his 15 minutes up yet? can't stand this a-hole



Since: Jun 15, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 9:15 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

So i guess its safe to say that Charlie has done pretty much any drug you can think of lol I doubt he was throwing 85mph but if he says so...and if he did, Id like to see someone thats throwing 95+ jump on juice, I'd like to see an 120mph fastball lol



Since: Jan 6, 2009
Posted on: June 29, 2011 8:09 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

Charlie says he doesn't give a f---! Well, I don't give a f--- about Charlie Sheen either. He can be entertaining but he's really just a spoiled-ass 'kid' who rode Daddy's coattails into Hollywood. I seriously doubt he EVER threw an 85 mph fastball other than in his dreams, which is where he's living now---and it'll be NO shock to me to hear that the little prick doesn't wake up someday soon. See ya' on the other side, "Chuck Don't Give a F--k!"



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: June 29, 2011 7:20 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

I really don't give a crap about Sheen anymore.  What a waste of a life.  I'll leave him with this..."Can I get back to ya Charlie?  I got a guy on the other line about a set of white walls." 




Since: Jun 27, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 6:54 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

charlie sheen is amazing at life



Since: May 30, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 6:47 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

I think Charlie got confused when talking about his fastball because we all know he really meant his speedball!




Since: Jun 29, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 6:38 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

More than half of pro athletes use some sort of performance enhancer, everybody knows that! With all the booze and coke sheen was doing, even he wouldn't notice the effects of steroids tho, come on!!



Since: Aug 12, 2007
Posted on: June 29, 2011 6:04 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

No wonder he didn't get an endorsement deal with Vege-matic. LOL

My real question is this: With all the drugs he has done....has he had a chance to find out if Jesus Christ can hit a curveball or not?



Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: June 29, 2011 5:39 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

Say it ain't so Ricky . Frown



Since: Mar 15, 2011
Posted on: June 29, 2011 5:32 pm
 

Sheen used steroids for Major League

I just want to know who he is sitting next to!

But seriously, this stuff happens all the time in Hollywood where guys take some kind of performance enhancer to look bigger for their role in a movie. Its how you handle it when you get off the set, get off the enhancer, and are done with the movie is what really matters.


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