They never banked on getting caught.
Never thought we’d all learn to spot the bad guys among the real ballplayers. That we would not see athletes who had become stronger but men who looked like teenaged acne sufferers, freaks with block heads and raging tempers and bloated statistics that did not make sense.
They thought that we were stupid and they were smart and that they would never get caught, as all cheaters do.
And now, what? We’re taking polls to see who will still vote Sammy Sosa into the Hall of Fame?