Found August 07, 2012 on Baseball Prospectus:
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Five years ago, this happened: Your browser does not support iframes. It was a special moment for Bonds and his family and—judging by the reaction of the AT&T Park crowd—for the Giants' fans as well. The rest of the baseball world? I'm not so sure. Too many things have happened since that day for there to be much, if any, goodwill left from the event that history told us would be a defining moment of our baseball fandom. Hopefully, a little historical perspective (and maybe a little drop in sanctimony) will change that. For those wondering just how slow Bonds made his record-breaking trot—the man wasn't exactly known for his "swing hard, run hard" mentality—you can watch the uninterrupted trot here (see "Bonds Launches No. 756" under the Video heading). It's honestly not all that bad when you consider the full context of the situation. From the moment Bonds makes contact on the deep flyball to the moment he steps on home plate a...
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