I’ve seen some interesting graphs produced by Google’s Ngram tool for finding the occurrence of various words and phrases in books between 1800 and 2008, and decided to do a few about baseball and drugs. These graphs show what came up when I paired some words together.
This is what came up for baseball and steroids:
For home runs and steroids:
For baseball and cocaine, the pair that shows the closest link, especially from 1970 to 1995:
For baseball and amphetamine: