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Andy Pettitte says he didn't use HGH for performance advantage
Andy Pettitte says he didn't use HGH for performance advantage

The New York Yankees are planning to retire pitcher Andy Pettitte's number this season, but his years-old admission to using human growth hormone continues to cast a controversial shadow on what was otherwise a remarkable career. Pettitte, who was named in the infamous Mitchell Report as one of many baseball players who took performance-enhancing drugs, admitted in 2008 he used human growth hormone. Pettitte admitted to using HGH twice in 2002 and one more time in 2004 to help him recover from injuries. He claimed those were the only times he used performance-enhancing drugs and he later apologized. Still, Pettitte doesn't believe he should be categorized with players who...

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