Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa. Why Legitimize Them?

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 31:  Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to crowd prior to the Texas Rangers taking on the San Francisco Giants in Game Four of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Jeff PowersContributor IJune 21, 2011

I keep hearing that, even though we know they cheated, we can't remove Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Mark McGwire from baseball's record books.

Sure we can. It's easy. Here's how.

Simply write the following entries into the record book.

Most home runs in a season, Roger Maris, 61 in 1961

Most home runs career, Henry Aaron, 755.

Why pretend Bonds', McGwire's and Sosa's accomplishments were legitimate?  Why let kids think the way to break records is to cheat?

As far as I'm concerned Roger Maris and Henry Aaron are baseball's home run kings.

I don't care what the record books say.

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