Someone's gotta be the scapegoat

Updated: April 5, 2004, 3:57 PM ET
By Ray Ratto | Special to ESPN.com

Barry Bonds is in Houston this week, searching for three things:

His godfather's home run mark.

The admiration that comes from overtaking his godfather's home run mark.

And some peace and quiet.

Well, you know what they say about baseball. One hit in every three at-bats makes you a champion.

They only say it about baseball, though. In the rest of life, and especially with this particularly hellish triangle, going 1-for-3 is no way to go through life.

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