Earlier this week, it was remarked that Barry Bonds was chasing the all-time homerun record (and he still is), Alex Rodriguez was seeking his 500th homerun and Tom Glavine was seeking his 300th win.
Despite the media hype, none of the coveted records materialized on Tuesday night.
Now another player, seeking a much more illustrious record reveals exactly how much pressure these record seekers are under.
HOUSTON—The intense pressure and scrutiny that comes with attempting to break Major League Baseball's all-time hit-batsman mark, a once-thought untouchable record that has stood at 287 for over a century, came to a head yesterday when Craig Biggio lashed out against the media, blaming an avalanche of news coverage and reporters' ceaseless questioning for his recent hit-by-pitch slump.
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