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Old 10-27-06, 11:20 PM
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Chance of Selig suspending Bonds before he catches Aaron?

Very solid rumor that Selig was ready to drop the ax this year on Bonds, but was talked out of it.

I say theres a 0% chance Bonds breaks Aaron's record. Selig wont let it happen.
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Old 10-27-06, 11:40 PM
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It honestly doesn't matter. None of Bonds records will ever be considered legit. The man is a walking asterisk. 100 years from now when people talk about Bonds the words steroids and cheating will still be in the same sentence. I don't think anything done in baseball in the last decade records wise will be widely respected either. The question is if baseball can ever get out from under the dark cloud of cheating most associate all the players with now.

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Old 10-28-06, 12:32 PM
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Pujols is even bigger than Bonds now. Someone should follow him around with a sample cup.
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Old 10-28-06, 03:22 PM
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Even if Selig did suspend Bonds, how likely is the suspension to stick with that player's union?
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I'd love for it to happen....but it most likely not work (or stick like J said)

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Old 10-28-06, 08:12 PM
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Someone should suspend Selig. If he did that to Bonds it would be terrible. The public needs to accept that baseball is full of steroid junkies and get over it and move on.
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What grounds would he have to suspend Bonds? Speculation that he used?
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Old 10-28-06, 08:57 PM
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What grounds would he have to suspend Bonds? Speculation that he used?
There is no speculation. Bonds admitted to the grand jury that he took the cream and the clear... under the 'delusion' that they were arthritis balm and flaxseed oil. Now he is being investigated for perjury.

Selig won't do shit unless forced by the owners and FOX.
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Old 10-29-06, 07:41 AM
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When is Mitchell's investigation concluding?
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Old 10-29-06, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Jericho
Even if Selig did suspend Bonds, how likely is the suspension to stick with that player's union?
If he did it based on what we currently know, and did it late in the evening, he might get it to stick for several hours at best. However, if he used his "for the good of the game" authority, it'd be a very interesting showdown between the most powerful union in sports and the least powerful commissioner.

Then there is the distant possibility that Mitchell finds more than we expect, Selig does something about it, the union puts up a weak fight, then uses Bonds as a sacrificial lamb for some good PR.

Either way, it's not happening.
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