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Enough with the PED excuses

Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was suspended for 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

 
MARCH 9, 2019

We interrupt the serenity of Red Sox spring training to bring you a dose of PED reality, courtesy of Major League Baseball. It fired a fastball through Fort Myers, Fla., this past week and nailed knuckleballing reliever Steven Wright with an 80-game suspension.

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PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

PBSCCS WILL ENDORSE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT THF’s EDUCATION MISSION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF “ALL ME®” T-SHIRTS           

McKinney, Texas (Saturday, February 23, 2019) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today its national partnership with the Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Society (PBSCCS) which will endorse—as well as financially support—the Foundation’s mission of enlightening people to the truth about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.  

“It is tremendously gratifying to know the Foundation and its education efforts have the full support of these outstanding strength and conditioning coaches who are at the highest level of professional sports,” said Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton.… Continue Reading...

 MLB’s TEAM PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATION (TPA) GIVES OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT TO TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S MISSION

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 MLB’s TEAM PHYSICIANS ASSOCIATION (TPA) GIVES OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT TO TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S MISSION

 McKinney, Texas (December 20, 2018) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation is honored to accept the official endorsement of Major League Baseball’s Team Physicians Association (TPA) for its mission to educate the nation’s young people about the dangers of anabolic steroids and other Appearance and Performance-Enhancing Substances.… Continue Reading...

Nats promote healthy decisions to youngsters at Nationals Park

 MLB.com
Aug. 22nd, 2018
 
WASHINGTON — The children at Nationals Park on Wednesday afternoon were supposed to gather in right field for a group photo at the end of the PLAY event, but many of them instead converged around Anthony Rendon, hugging and chatting with the Nationals third baseman.
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National PLAY Campaign stops at Citizens Bank Park

Shawn Fcasnni - Phillies Athletic Trainer

PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies’ training staff on Tuesday afternoon hosted more than 60 local youth athletes and children with disabilities for the PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign’s annual stop at Citizens Bank Park.

Despite sweltering heat, the children on hand rotated through four stations for a little more than an hour.… Continue Reading...

O’s host youth for PLAY Campaign clinic with THF

BALTIMORE — Long before the Orioles took the field on Tuesday night, there was something special happening at Camden Yards. The O’s hosted youth from the Y in Central Maryland for the annual PLAY Campaign clinic that promotes the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion.

Orioles outfielder Trey Mancini, along with head athletic trainer Brian Ebel and members of the O’s training staff were on hand to help with the clinic, which included children from the National Down Syndrome Society.… Continue Reading...

McGriff Elected to Taylor Hooton Foundation Board of Directors

 MLB.com @alysonfooter
Aug. 8th, 2018
 
About a year ago, Donald Hooton Jr. made a mental checklist — a wish list, really — of former Major League Baseball players he might want to join the Taylor Hooton Foundation’s board of directors.

On the list was Fred McGriff, a five-time All-Star, a two-time home run champion and a major contributor to the mid-1990s Braves team that created a division-winning dynasty and, in 1995, won the World Series.

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Major Japanese Newspaper Tells Taylor’s Story

The sports reporter that traveled to North Texas from Tokyo tells us that anabolic steroid use is also a growing problem among Japan’s youth!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hughes honored to help Hooton end PED use

CINCINNATI — A group that works to eradicate performance-enhancing drugs like steroids in all sports, the Taylor Hooton Foundation actively recruits Major League Baseball players to help spread its message. The foundation announced this weekend that its advisory board of active players reached a record 38 players.

That includes Reds reliever Jared Hughes and outfielder Adam Duvall.… Continue Reading...

Gordon passionate about ‘It’s All Me’ message

KC outfielder spreads word through Taylor Hooton Foundation campaign

MINNEAPOLIS — Four years ago, Royals All-Star and Gold Glove Award-winning outfielder Alex Gordonwas asked if he’d like to be on the advisory board of the Taylor Hooton Foundation. And once again this year, Gordon is proud to take part in the “It’s All Me” campaign.… Continue Reading...