HERE, but this is a great little nugget from the interview... the meat if you will:
John Schuerholz: "Listen. If you were in Atlanta and you worked for our organization, you would feel the same way. He’s without dispute, people in baseball would look at him as the guy they say is the quote-unquote real home run champion. There’s no questions about how he hit his home runs."
Ken Davidoff: "But he admitted to using amphetamines. He used illegal PEDs, just like Bonds did."
John Schuerholz: "I’m not going to make a big deal out of this. He is for us the real home run champion. It’s our view. He’s our home run king. It’s our opinion. And we honor him for that. And I’m not going to stop saying it about him."
WHY THERE'S A PLAN FOR ALEX RODRIGUEZ when I wrote: "The all time leader is Barry Bonds with 762. Personally, I am still of fan of Hank Aaron
as my all-time home run leader (755) because he did it against all odds and beat a
beloved New York Yankees home run leader in Babe Ruth, but not only that, he battled death threats and did it all with one thing
in mind…he believed in himself."
Is it fair? No. It's really not, but call me a purist, what can I say. This whole PEDs thing is a mess. Barry Bonds was a truly talented baseball player, and yes, again, we don't know "who" did "what" and "how" and "when", but there was something very special for me personally watching Hank crank his homers when I was a kid compared to when the media got it's hooks into Bonds right around him hitting 762. Yeah sure, it's a personal thing for me.
Kudos to Davidoff, great nugget. Enjoy your Sunday everyone.
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