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  1. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  2. Jim Thome as a modern Babe Ruth

    The habit of trying to grind through the daily rigors of each season has been ingrained in Jim Thome. But in 2009, a fight with a foot problem had worn on him, affecting his ability to lean back on his left leg in his batting stance. "It was what I...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  3. Alex Rodriguez is about to hit his 600th home run, but the steroi...

    Roy S. Johnson

    That 600th home run we keep hearing about? The one that puts A-Rod into very select company? Should be a big deal, right? But one writer isn't feeling it. Here's why.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  4. Ballpark security upped as Bonds chases Babe

    Security has been beefed up inside and outside AT&T Park as Barry Bonds tries to tie and pass Babe Ruth for second place on the career home run list.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2006
  5. Bonds poised to break McGwire's record

    Babe Ruth's record of 60 homers stood for 34 years, and Roger Maris' 61 held up another 37 before Mark McGwire set a much higher standard in 1998.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2001