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Willie Mays’ Immortal Legacy Goes Untouched After A-Rod Hits No. 660

class="ui-droppable">It's official now. Alex Rodriguez owns 660 career home runs, tying him with Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time list. From here, he has only Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Barry Bonds to catch.

Don't feel much like celebrating? Well, you're certainly not alone. A man hitting 660 home runs should be a big deal that has us all saying grand things about the greatness of said man's legacy. But due to the context in which A-Rod's legacy has been written, to do that in this situation would be a total farce.

Rodriguez is tied with Mays in home runs, yes. But now that their two legacies are side by side, there's no ignoring how one of these things is not like the other.

We'll get to that. But first, let's get on with the ...

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