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Eh, no. The rest of the world of sports doesn’t care when a cheating misanthrope hits a ball and shatters the "most-hallowed record" in American sports.

Bonds, of course, played for ASU and his name hangs in the baseball stadium. This is nothing for ASU to feel proud about.

[Picture from Sports Illustrated.]

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Concerning the record at a recent press conference: "This record is not tainted at all. At all. Period. You guys can say whatever you want."
Sounds like a winner to me.

By Eric Anderson (not verified) on 08 Aug 2007 #permalink