Last updated on: 1/21/2019 | Author: ProCon.org

David Lennon Biography

Title:
Baseball Columnist for Newsday
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

“Name a single [Major League Baseball] player, let’s say from 1984 through 2007, that never once experimented with PEDs, or leaned on them to speed up the rehab process, or dabbled to get some extra kick during a contract year.

Problem is, you can’t.”

“Why Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens Should Make the Baseball Hall of Fame,” newsday.com, Jan. 18, 2019

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Baseball columnist, Newsday, 1995-present
  • Member, Baseball Writers Association of America
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • Baseball Hall of Fame voter
  • Twitter: @DPLennon
  • Selected as top 10 columnist by the APSE (Associated Press Sports Editors) twice
Quoted in:
  1. Should Baseball Players Who Have Used Banned Substances Be Voted into the Hall of Fame?