Steroid rumours take the gloss off Bonds’ glory

Last Tuesday evening, as a specially marked baseball struck Barry Bonds’s bat and arched towards the sea of hands waiting to catch it, money was on a lot of people’s minds.

11th August, 2007

Last Tuesday evening, as a specially marked baseball struck Barry Bonds’s bat and arched towards the sea of hands waiting to catch it, money was on a lot of people’s minds.

Grunts, shrieks and cheers could be heard as dozens of San Francisco Giants fans scrambled to get their hands on a piece of baseball history.

When New Yorker Matt Murphy emerged from the crowd bloodied and with torn clothes, police...

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