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Bonds: It's Ball* or Me* in HOF

Slugger will boycott Hall of Fame if branded 756th homer ball is exhibited

(Newser) - Barry Bonds won't show up for his own induction if the Baseball Hall of Fame exhibits his record-breaking No. 756 ball with an asterisk, he said in a TV interview last night. "There's no such thing as an asterisk in baseball," the slugger complained, arguing that people shouldn't... More »

Bonds' 756 Ball Headed to Hall*

Fans vote to mark it with an asterisk over launching it into space

(Newser) - Barry Bonds’ record-breaking 756th home run ball will be branded with the asterisk many fans think his record deserves. Fans decided the ball's fate after fashion designer Marc Ecko bought the ball for $752,467, and put it up for vote. The asterisk won out over sending the ball to... More »

Fate of Ball No. 756 Put to Vote

America to decide: Donate to Hall of Fame, brand with an asterisk, or launch into space?

(Newser) - Designer and prankster Marc Ecko successfully bid over $750,000 for Barry Bonds' record-breaking home-run ball. Now he's ready to get rid of it, and told Today's Matt Lauer that America will decide how: donate it to the Baseball Hall of Fame, give it to the Hall of Fame with... More »

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