By Carol-Ann Rudy Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds has the dubious distinction of being the first Major League Baseball player to be indicted in the steroid-use scandal. Bonds—Baseball’s Home Run King as of Aug. 8—was indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice on Thursday, while... Read more
The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated are reporting that the San Francisco Giants have told slugger Barry Bonds that they will not resign him for next season, ending a 15-year run in which he set the single-season and all-time home run records and became a lightning rod for the... Read more
Bonds Breaks Hank’s Long Standing Home Run Record By Carol-Ann Rudy The career home run record now belongs to Barry Bonds. On Tuesday night, he hit a fastball thrown by Mike Bacsik of the Washington Nationals in the fifth inning of the game played in the AT&T Park.... Read more
SEVEN DOUBLE-NICKEL! Bonds Ties the Record By Carol-Ann Rudy He’s done it—achieved the first of two goals. Barry Bonds tied Henry Aaron’s record 755 career home runs on Saturday night against the San Diego Padres’ pitcher Clay Hensley at Petco Park. It was the Padres’ game that night... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy What’s not to like? He’s been voted to be a starter in the NL All-Star game in his hometown at AT&T Park, endorsed by no less than two of baseball’s most respected greats: Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn. He broke the 750 career home... Read more
By Takashi Miutsya Everybody is waiting to see the historical achievement. As of June 17th, Barry Bonds has 748 home runs, and he only has 8 more to beat the record set by Hank Aaron (July 20, 1976), and the obvious question is, when is it going to... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy Bonds Breaks Out of His Slump! To the fans’ cheers of “Barry! Barry!” and the flashing of “746” on the scoreboard, Bonds rounded the bases and completed his 746th career home run. That was the scene this past Sunday, May 27th. It puts him a... Read more