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.
Barry Bonds, who holds the single-season and all-time home run records, still held back by steroids.
Barry Bonds, the man who was once the center of the baseball world as he chased baseball’s most sacred records in a Giants uniform is apparently all the way back from steroid purgatory, at least as far as the San Francisco Giants are concerned.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were back at AT&T Park this weekend but not for an elaborate proposal but to watch the San Francisco Giants defeat the Kansas City Royals in Game 5 of the World Series.
The former San Francisco slugger and home run king now counts himself among the fans of the controversial wearable device.