The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball’s career home run leader.
Baseball’s home run king and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds is reportedly working on a grievance against Major League Baseball regarding his claim that teams colluded to keep him from playing after the 2007 season in which he set the home run record.
Federal Prosecutors Consider Asking U.S. Supreme Court To Reinstate Barry Bonds’ Obstruction Of Justice Conviction
Federal prosecutors are considering whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction.
As you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
You can wipe the slate clean on Barry Bonds and the Balco scandal that has haunted him since 2003 when a jury found the former Giants slugger guilty of obstructing law enforcement.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction has been reversed by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into steroids distribution.
Baseball’s home run king and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, whose induction into baseball’s Hall of Fame has been denied by the voting sportswriters, has been elected into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
The Bay Area is the epicenter of the sabermetrics boom, thanks largely to the Billy Beane ‘Moneyball’ movement in Oakland. However, the one of the most popular stats in modern baseball – Wins Above Replacement – suggests that two of the all-time greats played across the bay in San Francisco.
The best-known non-member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame says Barry Bonds does not deserve to be excluded from Cooperstown either, reports ESPN.
A-Rod reportedly spent some time with Bonds at the Future Prospects facility in San Rafael, following a yearlong drug suspension.