We don't know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don't always appreciate their fragility.
An aggressive drug-testing program would cut down on certain abuses, but its never going to catch everyone - or even close to everyone.
Does that mean we should give up? Probably. But there are two issues worth considering. The first is - is it really true that drugs destroy the integrity of the game?
The best example of how impossible it will be for Major League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact that baseball and the media are still talking about the problem as ""steroids.""
What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation.