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Selig's "Herculean effort" gets an asterisk

Bud Selig called his own efforts to follow Barry Bonds around "Herculean." But apparently the Mitchell commission thinks otherwise. Story

Updated: August 6, 2007, 2:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Major League Baseball officially downgraded Bud Selig's effort to watch Barry Bonds break Hank Aaron's career home run record from "Herculean" to "Kuhn-esque" after the commissioner decided to return to his Milwaukee home Sunday evening rather than follow the slugger to his next series in San Francisco.

Selig described his own efforts last week as "Herculean," but after a preliminary investigation by the Mitchell commission, the league ruled his efforts actually were "fairly routine" ...

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