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Monday, March 09, 2020

Barry Bonds Says MLB Gave Him a ‘Death Sentence’: ‘My Heart, It’s Broken’

Barry Bonds was one of the most dominant baseball players in history, but he believes MLB has tried to shut him out of the sport since he retired. 

“A death sentence. That’s what they’ve given me,” Bonds told Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic.

Bonds has fallen short of Hall of Fame induction in each of his first eight years on the ballot despite holding the all-time record with 762 home runs.

“My heart, it’s broken,” he added. “Really broken.”

As always, my apologies for not linking to the original source, which for me is behind a pay-wall.

 

QLE Posted: March 09, 2020 at 12:29 AM | 53 comment(s)
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Friday, December 06, 2019

Captain Obvious

“...But Andruw Jones didn’t decline. He collapsed. Andruw Jones got hurt, got fat, and fell off a cliff at the age of 31. The best center fielder to ever grace a ball field was relegated to DH and spot starts in left. It was like watching Jimi Hendrix play Creed covers at a local bar.”


 

 

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