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Bonds' Record-Breaking Homerun Ball Set for Auction

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Bonds' Record-Breaking Homerun Ball Set for Auction

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Bonds' Record-Breaking Homerun Ball Set for Auction

Bonds' Record-Breaking Homerun Ball Set for Auction

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Matt Murphy, the 21-year-old college student from New York who snagged Barry Bonds' record-breaking homerun ball in a crush of fans, is auctioning the ball. He expects it to fetch at least $500,000 in an online auction. He says he doesn't have the money to pay taxes on it. Murphy speaks with Steve Inskeep.