Barry Bonds

The Takeaway

No New MLB Hall of Famers

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson announced yesterday that no players would be inducted in 2013. Notable omissions include Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds, who were included on the ballot but criticized for allegedly taking performance-enhancing drugs.

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USA vs. Barry Bonds

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Will the eight women and four men on the jury care about this case any more than taxpayers who have wearied of it after eight years of build-up and millions of dollars spent? It would be one thing if Barry Bonds were a big time Mafia Don. But he’s not. He’s a baseball player.

-- Jami Floyd on the U.S. Prosecution of Barry Bonds for lying about steroid use

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Transportation Nation

A Giant Moving Violation

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Barry Bonds in 2007 (Damian Dovarganes/AP)

(Kate Hinds, Transportation Nation) Not even home run kings are above the law.

The San Jose Mercury News reports that former San Francisco Giants baseball player Barry Bonds was issued a ticket for talking on his cell phone while driving  -- "just as his former team was celebrating its first World Series title since moving to San Francisco."

But not even the prospect of a $125 fine could curb his enthusiasm. Bonds issued a statement last night that said "I am ecstatic for the team, the city and all the fans – you truly deserve it."

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