Speech On Steroids And Major League Baseball

1638 Words Nov 16th, 2016 7 Pages
Kyle Hamilton
SPK 208-20
10/30/16
Persuasive Speech Outline
I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: On August 7th, 2007, Barry Bonds hit home run number 756, passing Hank Aaron for the most home runs in Major League history. However, this record is controversial, due to steroid use.
B. Thesis: Today I am going to persuade you all about the use of steroids in Major League Baseball, persuading you why steroids should not be allowed in Major League Baseball. I have a call to action for all of you to help others if they are considering using steroids, and next time you watch a MLB game to realize the impact of steroids.
C. Credibility: Gave my informative speech on Steroids in Major League Baseball
D. WIIFM: My survey stated you all didn’t know the impact on steroids before my informative speech, now I will try to persuade you all to feel the same way I feel.
E. Preview: I am going to persuade you all to not allow steroids in Major League Baseball by explaining the problem of what steroids brings to Major League Baseball, then discuss a couple of major causes, then provide a couple logical solutions.
Transition: Now I am going to discuss the problem of steroids in Major League Baseball.
II. Body
A. Problem
1. Dangers of Steroids
a. Risks and Side Effects
i. In Jarred R. Tynes study of Performance Enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball in a 2006 issue of The Journal of Legal Medicine, “some physiological side effects include decreased sperm production, enlargement of breast…
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