Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.
Barry Lamar Bonds was born 50 years ago, and has since crushed more homers than anyone ever to put on a pair of spikes. The San Francisco Giants legend has achieved just about everything a pro can hope for in baseball, including surpassing the bar set by his all-star dad. But what’s missing from a trophy case of a 22 year career that includes 8 Gold Gloves, 12 Silver Slugger selections, and 7 Most Valuable Player Trophies? Here are our picks for gifts that would be appreciated by the birthday boy:
Which other SF Giant has had the kind of career that gets them a bronze likeness outside AT&T Park?
Fans attending San Francisco Giants games at AT&T Park are greeted by bronze statues of the team’s all-time greats: Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Juan Marichal and Orlando Cepeda. Now a group of fans wants to add one more statue – that of controversial superstar Barry Bonds.
A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds’ felony conviction for obstruction of justice.
Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, the one that pushed him past Babe Ruth and gave him the major league record.
Barry Bonds looks like he’d still be a perfect fit in the 5 spot in the batting order. Has he really been away from the game for 7 years? He looks like he could hit 20 with his eyes closed.
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
A filing Monday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco says Bonds paid the money Oct. 2. Bonds was fined $4,000, which goes to a crime victims fund, and given a $100 special assessment.
Former San Francisco Giant MVP Jeff Kent and fan favorite J.T. Snow are among 19 newcomers to be listed on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.