Barry vs. The Babe
It's a fairly straightforward question, when you get down to it: If Barry Bonds takes a full ration of bad vibes from the baseball public as he passes Babe Ruth, will it be because Bonds is African-American, because Bonds is arrogant, because Bonds is tied to a steroids scandal, or because Bonds is taking down the Babe and not somebody else?
And the answer is: Sure.
Sure it is. All of those. And just about any effort to parse the thing otherwise is guaranteed to end badly.
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