Baseball, Home Runs, Steroids, Cocaine, Amphetamine: Four Google Ngrams

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:

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