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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Barry Bonds explains fundamentals of hitting - ESPN Video

Barry might know what he’s talking about.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 12, 2016 at 06:20 AM | 36 comment(s)
  Beats: barry bonds, hitting, video

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Mariotti: Hall momentum for Bonds appalling

What am I missing? Barry Bonds cheated like a fiend, loading his swollen body with performance-enhancing drugs to break what once was sports’ most celebrated individual record. His connection to the BALCO cesspool was well-documented and voluminously detailed by skilled investigative reporters. He remains a heinous example of why teen athletes shouldn’t partake in steroids, which, when not halting heartbeats or rotting a user’s insides, have been known to kill.

Yet even so, because a younger electorate wants to change the world when it should concentrate on changing its underwear, a movement is on to eventually induct Bonds and fellow juicer Roger Clemens into the Hall of Fame. Is Gov. Jerry Brown, that dubious liberator of Robert Downey Jr. and other felons, now running the Baseball Writers’ Association of America?....

Especially bothersome Wednesday: Some respected veteran scribes have hopped on the Bonds train. I think they do it to avoid being mocked by younger writers, such as one who referred to former New York TImes reporter Murray Chass as “an independent online codger” — one who achieved far more success than will the crafter of that lame characterization.

This isn’t about who’s a millennial and who’s a baby boomer and who is somewhere in between. This is about integrity.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 07, 2016 at 11:17 AM | 101 comment(s)
  Beats: barry bonds, hall of fame, jay mariotti, millennials

 

 

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