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http://670thescore.stats.com/mlb/story.asp?i=20091202011852940000101&ref=hea&tm=&src=

Really? Is anybody buying that so many players have ADD and need to be on ritilin to fix it?
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I'll see your link and raise you one!

    Originally posted by Rob Neyer
    In 2009, exactly 1,156 players played in at least one major league game. So slightly more than nine percent of all major leaguers were granted the "therapeutic use" exemption.

    Is that a lot? Well, it's hard to say, because ADHD might be under- or over-diagnosed, depending on who you talk to. This source will say only that ADHD occurs in "3-10% of the general population," which just happens to give MLB (and the MLBPA) just the wiggle room they need to avoid a Congressional inquiry.


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