1. The number of career home runs hit by Barry Bonds when he broke Hank Aaron's record. The asterisk implies that the record is tainted by Bonds' use of steroids.
Man 1: Hey, I heard you paid somebody to take the SATs for you. How did that work.
Man 2: 740/760. A total 756*. I'm going to Princeton.
The designation given to Barry Bonds homerun "record", an asterisk after the #, indicating it wasn't a real accomplishment or true record because of his discovered use of steriods.
"The seller of the home run ball will donate it to Cooperstown only if they let him label it 756*."
Someone who uses steroids. 756 was the number that put Barry Bonds over the top of Hank Aaron's home run record. The * was the idea of the man who purchased that home run ball, as a subscript to indicate that the record was allegedly attained with Bond's use of steroids.
Those guns are 756*.