Originally written on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...  |  Last updated 1/9/13
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It’s that time of the year again, everyone is going to put in their two cents about which players should or shouldn’t be voted into the Hall of Fame. With that said, here’s my argument for one of the greatest baseball players to ever put on spikes. Yes, I’m sure you already knew I was talking about Barry Bonds. I can give you 762 reasons as to why the Home Run King should be enshrined in the Hall of Fame, but I’m not going to start with the All-Time Home Run Record. Let’s go back to the beginning…Bonds made his major league debut on May 30, 1986 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and that’s the day that baseball fans were introduced to one of the greatest players of All-Time. Bonds didn’t win Rookie of the Year, but did manage to lead all National League rookies with 16 homers.It wasn’t until 1990 when Bonds really started to show us he was on another level than other Major League players. Bonds hit .301 with 33 homers, 52 stolen bases, 104 runs scored and 114 RBI. It was the year for a lo...
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