Bonds' Record Home Run Ball Goes to Hall of Fame

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Many have suggested it, but now it's right there for all to see on the ball that Barry Bonds hit for his much-debated record-breaking home run. That ball will go to the Baseball Hall of Fame branded with an asterisk. Before donating it to the Hall of fame, the ball's new owner conducted a poll online and voters said (47 percent to 34 percent) stamp on the asterisk, signaling a contested record.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

I'm Renee Montagne.

Many have suggested it, but now it's right there for all to see on the ball that Barry Bonds hit for his much-debated record-breaking home run. That ball will go to the Baseball Hall of Fame branded with an asterisk. Before donating it to the Hall of Fame, the ball's new owner conducted an online poll, and most voters said - yes, stamp on the asterisk. It signals that it's a contested record - right there on the ball.

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