Everyone is just SO excited about how Barry Bonds broke the all-time home run record last night with his 756th home run.
Because, you know, it's SUCH an accomplishment to break the all-time home run record, once held and achieved based on pure talent by Hank Aaron, by using
Hank Aaron got that record based on pure talent. Barry Bonds, in my opinion, didn't. The baseball greats of today are not the same as the true baseball greats of yesterday. There's a vast difference between the two, and to me, all Barry Bonds did was taint the all-time home run record. It isn't baseball glory to hit home run after home run because you are all pumped up on
Hank Aaron, by the way, did not attend the game where Bonds broke his record.
So, cheer away because a performance enhanced egomaniac created a new record. Maybe one day, a new Hank Aaron will come along, and blow Bonds' record away based on talent alone. We all know it's possible. When that happens, that person will know they won that record with some legitimacy.