Legally cleared at last, Barry Bonds is unconcerned with everybody else’s thoughts on his career or credentials: He’s a Hall of Famer. Hands down.
After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader.
As you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction has been reversed by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into steroids distribution.
“People know they were involved with drugs and that’s why they’re not getting in the Hall of Fame and they do not belong in the Hall of Fame” Lasorda said talking about suspected PED users.
Barry Bonds could have been San Francisco’s greatest athlete and challenged the likes of Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Willie Mays.
Barry Bonds second dunk attempt went through and he celebrated like either he didn’t expect it to drop or he had just won the World Series.
Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.
Barry Bonds spent a portion of Monday morning driving around Pittsburgh, marveling at the changes he’s seen in the city since baseball’s career home run king bolted for San Francisco more than two decades ago.
Barry Bonds certainly thinks he’s worthy of election to the Hall of Fame.