Sport: Putting Baseball to the Test Ueberroth wants drug checkups

Braced for a snowstorm, Ueberroth wants drug checkups for all

Everybody under Peter Ueberroth's power has been ordered to the specimen jar to prove that no one in baseball gets a kick from cocaine--with the possible exception of the players. By all reports, enough of them are using coke to interest grand juries and alarm the commissioner. But since drug testing of major leaguers, as negotiated by their union, is a largely voluntary matter, Ueberroth is cracking down on the bat boys, secretaries, office clerks, scouts, managers (Pete Rose included?), owners--and commissioners--in a gesture that is undeniably noble, probably futile and more than faintly Olympian. Sentimental waves that start in sport...

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