The Examiner predicts what The City’s leaders, losers, and movers and shakers want from Santa.Who: Barry BondsWhat: A World Series ring Read More
In a surprising move, baseball home run king Barry Bonds joined three of his former Giants teammates from the 2002 season to throw out the first pitch of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday.
A steady din in the stadium transformed to an overwhelming roar of applause as Giants fans cheered on the controversial former slugger, who ran out to the field waving his arms in an attempt to further pump up the crowd. Read More
I don’t blame Jose Bautista one bit for being tired of the questions. Tired of the whispering. Tired of the suspicions. Tired of the back-handed compliments. I’d be tired of them, too.
Especially if I was innocent.
Yes, with writers, broadcasters and fans around the country all asking about it, I’d be good and sick of it, that’s for sure. Read More
Lawyers and judges plan a meeting to hash out a trial date in the long-running Barry Bonds perjury case.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston has scheduled an 11 a.m. PDT hearing Friday in San Francisco. Bonds has pleaded not guilty to charges that he lied to a grand jury in December 2003 when he testified that he never knowingly used performance-enhancing drugs. Read More
A few sniffles from Mark McGwire. Did someone say there’s no crying in baseball? Of course there is. Our pal, Barry Bonds, cried long ago on the Roy Firestone show.
And you thought the suspected (and, for one, acknowledged) use of steroids was the only thing that linked the home run kings.
Obviously, it’s the Bay Area influence. Not for teardrops, but for substance abuse. Read More
Charges were filed Thursday in San Mateo County Superior Court against the 20-year-old son of former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds in connection with a domestic fight in Menlo Park last month.
Nikolai Lamar Bonds, who turned 20 on Dec. 18, faces five misdemeanor counts that could land him in county jail for at least two years if convicted, Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Home run champion Barry Bonds asked a federal judge in San Francisco Monday to throw out 10 of the 15 criminal charges pending against him.
Bonds, 44, is accused of lying when he told a grand jury in 2003 that he never knowingly received steroids or human growth hormone and never received injections from his trainer, Greg Anderson. Read More
Barry Bonds proved he was bigger than the Giants, major league baseball and the ever critical media when he showed up for the team’s 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday night.
The capacity crowd at AT&T Park cheered resoundingly for him, and Bonds reciprocated, praising the city, the team and its fans repeatedly. It was a love fest, not surprisingly; in the 15 years Bonds was a Giant, the fans who came to the games loved him. Read More