INFLATABLE ATHLETES: Before And After Steroids

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Last year, baseball player Ryan Braun tested positive for having synthetic testosterone in his system during the playoffs.But last week, an arbiter overturned his suspension because of problems with the testing process itself.

But not everyone gets their suspensions overturned, and remain guilty of using steroids to help their performances.

Here are some of the most famous cases, many of them baseball players.

A young Barry Bonds

Now he's in the middle of a steroids controversy

Mark McGwire in his early days

Steroids helped him get those homeruns

Jason Giambi for Team USA

He looks a little bigger on the Yankees

Jose Canseco in his A's days

Jose Canseco after steroids.

Brady Anderson probably couldn't lift all those bats back then

He might have an easier time now

A young Sammy Sosa

Homerun records tainted by steroids

Little A-Rod

Yankee A-Rod

Marion Jones before the Olympics

Marion Jones a few years later

Roger Clemens looking slim

Roger Clemens after steroids

David Ortiz for the Twins

David Ortiz at the Red Sox

A young Manny Ramirez

Manny Ramirez after steroid scandals (and now more...)

And then there are the athletes who let themselves go...

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