In case you haven’t heard, the ball from Barry Bonds’ 756th homerun sold for a whopping $752, 467.
The winning bidder was fashion designe Marc Ecko, who wanted to “democratize the ball.” To this end, he has put up a website call Vote756.com
A) Bestow it
Give the ball to Cooperstown. The ball that broke Hank Aaron’s career home run record belongs in the Hall of Fame.
B) Brand it
Burn an asterisk into the ball with a branding iron, adding a permanent footnote to the record. Then, send it to Cooperstown.
C) Banish it
Put the ball on a rocket ship and launch it into orbit, a moon shot for the ages. Out of sight, out of mind.
So… What would you do? I already voted for (B).