By Anthony Dattolo Jamar Beverly Ryan Wilson Adam Coombs The Use of Steroids in Professional Baseball
Introduction Steroids in baseball has been an increasing topic Many players have been linked or have been caught using steroids What kind of effect does steroids have on fans opinions
Introduction Our surveys questions focused on finding the fans opinions Do fans feel that players using steroids influence the younger generations to use performance enhancing drugs Have fans lost interest in major league baseball because of steroid use
Introduction Players with great careers become tarnished because they used steroids Does an increase in performance lead people to believe that a player is using performance enhancing drugs
Introduction In the past few years players have been accused of using steroids MLB current steroid policy First positive test result: 50 game suspension Second positive test result: 100 game suspension Third positive test result: lifetime suspension
Introduction Research Hypothesis: Does the players use of steroids in Major League Baseball have an effect on the opinion of their fans
Data Collection Surveyed 30random people 18Male 12 Female We handed out 30surveys which asked a variety of questions
Has the use of steroids affected your view of Major League Baseball?
Is MLB properly dealing with the player’s use of steroids?
How do you feel about the MLB banning the use of steroids?
Do you feel that in recent years, players that have had great careers will be assumed to have used steroids?
Do the players using steroids have an effect on the youths of America?
Should we assume that players who have shown dramatic change in performance used steroids?
Should players who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame and been caught using steroids be stripped of their accolades?
Analysis Research Hypothesis: Does the players use of steroids in Major League Baseball have an effect on the opinion of their fans From the results of the survey we can say that steroids affect fans opinions
Conclusions Fans believe that the MLB should improve on handling the issue of steroids They want to see players reprimanded for actions People feel that the youth of America are affected