When Joel Peralta was ejected from Tuesday night’s game for having pine tar in his glove, he was cheating. Plain and simple. However, we doubt that if Peralta was headed to Hall of Fame, his eligibility would be called into question due to the incident.
If he had tested positive for steroids, however, the conversation would have gone very differently.
NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette asked fans how they distinguish between doctoring baseballs or corking bats and using steroids when it comes to judging cheaters. Check out some answers in the video above.