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Imagining a World in Which Barry Bonds Retired Before 1999

For the next five minutes, convince yourself that Barry Bonds retired following the 1998 season. Perhaps he suffered a bad injury in the offseason prior to spring training in 1999. Maybe he got tired of playing baseball and wanted to become a farmer. Make up whatever fantastic story you want to about his life after 1998 — just don’t have it include playing major league baseball...
Via Fangraphs
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds: ‘I’m a Hall of Fame baseball player’

Barry Bonds was formally introduced as the new Miami Marlins hitting coach on Friday, which meant he met with the media for the first time. Inevitably, his continued omission from the Hall of Fame was raised, and Bonds had an interesting take on things. Bonds on HOF chances: "I'm a Hall of Fame baseball player. That's all that matters to me. I'll leave the voting process up...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins considering Barry Bonds as hitting coach

The Miami Marlins might swing for the fences with their next hiring. Barry Bonds is under consideration to become a Marlins hitting coach, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Team higher-ups reportedly have been discussing the possibility quietly for weeks. Frank Menechino, who spent the last two seasons as Miami’s hitting coach, is expected back, but the Fish reportedly would...
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bonds congratulates Brady on Deflategate decision

From one cheater to another, Barry Bonds had a message for Tom Brady hours after the court decision was announced overturning the QB’s four-game suspension for Deflategate. Congratulations to #TomBrady on today's decision. Best of luck this season, Tom. — Barry L Bonds (@BarryBonds) September 3, 2015   Is this a matter of cheaters uniting or MVPs supporting MVPs in their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Barry Bonds loses collusion case

After pursuing a collusion case against Major League Baseball, an arbitrator has ruled against Barry Bonds, who believed the league owners conspired against him to keep him from playing after the 2007 season. This ruling was first brought to light by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and was later confirmed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Bonds had an outstanding year...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Assessing a potential Barry Bonds grievance

By Nathaniel Grow Barry Bonds last played in a major league game in 2007. Eight years later, he is now reportedly preparing to file a grievance against Major League Baseball, contending that MLB and its teams improperly colluded to prematurely drive him from the game. As you may recall, back in 2007 Bonds hit an impressive .276/.480/.565 during his age-43 season, all while setting...
Via Fangraphs
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds going after MLB for collusion

San Francisco Giants legend Barry Bonds is going after Major League Baseball over the way his career ended in 2007. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the All-Time home run king is proceeding with a case against MLB and claiming collusion by the league’s owners. Bonds apparently feels that teams got together after he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants interested in expanding Barry Bonds’ instructor role

Barry Bonds is one of the greatest hitters of all time, and the San Francisco Giants are looking to put some of his knowledge to good use. Bonds had a short visit with the Giants during spring training last year, which was his first instructional role with the team since his playing days ended in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds bought himself a $20,000 bicycle

By Vincent Frank How nice it must be to be able to drop 20 grand on a bike. No, not a motorcycle - a bicycle. That’s what former Major League Baseball slugger Barry Bonds did recently. If you don’t believe us, Business Insider provided some info on the new purchase. Among other things, the insane bike weighs only 14 pounds and features one of only 250 carbon-fiber rockets...
Via Sportsnaut
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Slimmed-down Barry Bonds throws out first pitch

The Giants and Cardinals squared off in a pivotal Game 4 of the NLCS. And they called on former Giants slugger Barry Bonds to throw out the first pitch and get it started. The crowd at AT&T Park stood behind him and chanted “Ba-rry! Ba-rry! Ba-rry!” as he prepared to throw...
Via The Sports Daily
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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