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Does Barry Bonds deserve to be recognized as the home run king?

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Barry Bonds passing Hank Aaron for the career home run record. However, with Bonds’ record being powered partially by performance enhancing drugs, there are many who believe his record should not count. Still, power can only get you so far, and Bonds was only leveling the playing field. What do you think? 

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Barry Bonds made a mockery of baseball with his shameful use of performance enhancing drugs. Major League Baseball should not have his name sullying its record book. Bonds already had power, but he got greedy. His home runs are a product of the drugs, not his immense talent. 

Bonds may have been able to pass Hank Aaron on his own, but because of his steroid use, we can never really know the truth.

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Hank Aaron didn't need performance enhancing drugs to hit 755 home runs. He is the real home run king.

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Hitting home runs take more than power. It takes timing, precision, and a good eye. Barry Bonds was one of the greatest hitters of all time because he possessed all four of those traits. He may have taken performance enhancing drugs, but he never needed them to reach the home run record. 

Bonds was already a great hitter and would've passed Hank Aaron—regardless of performance enhancing drugs.

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Bonds took performance enhancing drugs, but so did everyone else. He was just a product of the era he played in. Bonds shouldn't be penalized because he was doing what everyone else did. Hank Aaron had greenies. Bonds had performance enhancing drugs.

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Does Barry Bonds deserve to be recognized as the home run king?
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#StrikeBondsOut
#BondsHomeRunKing