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Bonds Bombshell

By posted at 4:25 pm on March 7, 2006 1

coverWow. Sports Illustrated has just published an excerpt of Game of Shadows by SF Chronicle reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams that lays out what can only be described as incontrovertible evidence that Barry Bonds has been a rampant steroid user for the last several years. This is going to rock the baseball world, and I hope it really does shake things up – I’d love to see the game get back to the way it was before wierdly beefy guys started launching home runs night after night. This is big book news too. I got a breathless “news alert” from a publicist pointing to the impact the SI excerpt is having on the book’s sales. As of this writing, yesterday’s Amazon rank for the book was 119,745 and now it’s up to 75, and climbing I’d assume. So here’s to a clean, non-chemically enhanced baseball season. Can we make it happen this year, please?

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One Response to “Bonds Bombshell”

  1. Pete
    at 11:03 am on March 8, 2006

    Will the era of the 30-HR shortstop and the broken-bat opposite field dinger finally come to an end? Let's hope.

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