Ephedra ends dreams
Shane Bechler was somebody's son, somebody's husband and was about to be someone's father. And now he is gone.
He is gone from trying to live a dream that thousands of boys carry with them like a baseball mitt on the handlebars of their bikes.
He is gone for trying to do too much, too fast and his body couldn't handle it.
He is gone from doing the most American of things - going for the quick fix, instead of a long drawn-out process.
He is gone because of baseball players' ignorance and singular mindset to live that dream that they held as children.
Shane Bechler is gone. It was absolutely...