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Thursday, September 04, 2014

Barry Bonds joins Twitter

Barry L Bonds
@BarryBonds

Just setting up my Twitter. #myfirstTweet

The District Attorney Posted: September 04, 2014 at 10:51 PM | 23 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: barry bonds, giants, pirates, social media

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   1. Bote Man Posted: September 04, 2014 at 11:12 PM (#4785837)
Oh, this won't turn out well.
   2. BDC Posted: September 04, 2014 at 11:17 PM (#4785843)
Might be worth following. Dick Allen has a good Twitter account. Pete Rose OTOH tends to tweet anniversaries of his milestone hits. Bonds has always struck me as a thoughtful guy with a sense of humor and varied interests, good ingredients for Twitter.
   3. BDC Posted: September 04, 2014 at 11:32 PM (#4785852)
So far I have learned that Barry misses Joan Rivers. And likes some restaurant. Maybe #2 was premature.
   4. Bote Man Posted: September 04, 2014 at 11:35 PM (#4785854)
I'm setting the over/under on when Barry deletes his account because of all the flack from the hataz at 30 days.
   5. Dock Ellis Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:12 AM (#4785868)
Interesting that he has @barrybonds. I wonder if he was sitting on it all this time or if he had to buy it from a squatter.
   6. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:27 AM (#4785870)
[3] And that he's friends with Dexter Fowler (or at least was eating dinner with him tonight)
   7. bobm Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:29 AM (#4785871)
I'm waiting for the day his tweets are mysteriously enhanced from 140 characters to 220.
   8. Baldrick Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:33 AM (#4785873)
I'm waiting for the day his tweets are mysteriously enhanced from 140 characters to 220.

Primey
   9. The Yankee Clapper Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:48 AM (#4785875)
I have learned that Barry misses Joan Rivers.

They were an item?
   10. Win Big Stein's Money Posted: September 05, 2014 at 12:51 AM (#4785877)
I'm waiting for the day his tweets are mysteriously enhanced from 140 characters to 220.


That's what she said.
   11. Howie Menckel Posted: September 05, 2014 at 01:00 AM (#4785879)
Can't wait for McGwire and Sosa to start buying Twitter followers, far surpassing Bonds and enraging him enough to up the ante - thereby setting him up to break all Twitter records before he is finally caught and winds up without a social media gig.

McGwire will bounce back, asking not to dwell on the past, but Sosa's Twitter translator will lead to him having far less success in the post-Twitter universe.

I think I read this Greek play before in college.
   12. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: September 05, 2014 at 01:16 AM (#4785882)
Johnny Bench's tweets make me chuckle. They're like the missives from someone even older than he is (66).
   13. Mom makes botox doctors furious Posted: September 05, 2014 at 01:46 AM (#4785890)
His cover photo is cut off (so you can't know for sure), but i'm thinking he's holding Bud Selig's tiny balls between the thumb and forefinger of his left hand - anyone else seeing that?
   14. Gone Fishing Posted: September 05, 2014 at 07:56 AM (#4785911)
#maplebats
   15. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 05, 2014 at 09:21 AM (#4785948)
Barry Bonds murdered Joan Rivers?
   16. Mellow Mouse, Benevolent Space Tyrant Posted: September 05, 2014 at 10:07 AM (#4785975)
Barry Bonds murdered Joan Rivers?


Silly boy, he missed her, he didn't hit her. Attempted murder at worst.
   17. Posada Posse Posted: September 05, 2014 at 10:16 AM (#4785981)
Barry Bonds murdered Joan Rivers?


If his rookie Pittsburgh hat still fits, you must acquit.....
   18. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: September 05, 2014 at 10:20 AM (#4785985)
His cover photo is cut off (so you can't know for sure)


Head wouldn't fit in the frame?
   19. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 05, 2014 at 11:13 AM (#4786029)
Silly boy, he missed her, he didn't hit her. Attempted murder at worst.


I thought it was he did not knowingly kill her, so manslaughter at worst.
   20. Jose is El Absurd Pollo Posted: September 05, 2014 at 01:24 PM (#4786130)
Barry Bonds murdered Joan Rivers?


He's never denied it.
   21. The District Attorney Posted: September 05, 2014 at 03:14 PM (#4786252)
Barry L Bonds
@BarryBonds

@45PedroMartinez Congratulations on your inductions into MLB and Latino HOF #Salud
Pedro Martinez
@45PedroMartinez

@BarryBonds Gracias my bro!! See you soon in Cooperstown
   22. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 05, 2014 at 04:10 PM (#4786313)
Does Twitter have an option to limit who can respond to your tweets? Random strangers sure are ragging on him hard about steroids.
   23. Batman Posted: September 05, 2014 at 04:20 PM (#4786328)
Old Hoss Radbourn @OldHossRadbourn · 5h
You shut your overrated mouth. RT @DentonCyYoung: @OldHossRadbourn You were 10 years old in 1864, you lying sod.

Cy Young @DentonCyYoung · 4h
.@OldHossRadbourn You know what's overrated? Pitchers who threw underhanded...of course that was consistent with your business dealings.

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