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Bonds in the Shadow of Doping Scandal

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Bonds in the Shadow of Doping Scandal

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Bonds in the Shadow of Doping Scandal

Bonds in the Shadow of Doping Scandal

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Barry Bonds is two home runs shy of Hank Aaron's career record of 755.

Stefan Fatsis of the Wall Street Journal says it will be a bittersweet achievement because Bonds is a central figure in baseball's doping scandal.

Fans may never know whether Bonds hit all of those home runs thanks to skill — or under the influence of performance-enhancing drugs.

Fatsis talks with Robert Siegel.

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