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Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds smiles before he throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Voted Into Bay Area Sports Hall Of Fame; Remains Hopeful For Cooperstown

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.

02/09/2015

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (L) laughs with godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays as Mays was introduced during the Giants Opening Day against the San Diego Padres 05 April 2002 in San Francisco, California. Bonds is the homerun season record holder for 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Modern Stats Show Bonds, Mays Among 5 Most Valuable MLB Players Ever

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.

02/05/2015

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Bay Area Official Accused Of Embezzling $1.3 Million From SF Public Improvement Projects

The story of how one man allegedly stole $1.3 million intended for public projects in San Francisco continues to unfold. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen explains how this went unnoticed for so long.

02/02/2015

Pete Rose, pictured at a book signing Jan. 8, 2004, in Ridgewood, N.J. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Says Bonds Also Deserves Entry To Hall Of Fame

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.

01/21/2015

Leftfielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants during the Spring Training game against the Chicago Cubs on March 4, 2004 at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Arizona. . The Giants won 9-3. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

MLB’s All-Time Home Run King Rejected Again In Hall Of Fame Vote

Barry Bonds, who holds the single-season and all-time home run records, still held back by steroids.

01/06/2015

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (L) laughs with godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays as Mays was introduced during the Giants Opening Day against the San Diego Padres 05 April 2002 in San Francisco, California. Bonds is the homerun season record holder for 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Feels ‘Sense Of Completion’ After Inclusion In 1st Giants World Series Celebration

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.

10/31/2014

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Join Barry Bonds At AT&T Park For World Series Game 5

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.

10/27/2014

Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants watches batting practice before the spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Reconsidering Barry Bonds Conviction On Obstruction

Attorneys for both sides were peppered with skeptical questions Thursday from a panel of judges as Barry Bonds seeks to overturn his felony conviction for obstruction of justice.

09/18/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Appellate Court Overturns Bond Ruling, Moving California’s High-Speed Rail Forward

A state appellate court has handed a big win to California’s high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.

08/01/2014

Barry Bond Attends San Francisco Giants Camp as a Spring Training Instructor

5 Gift Ideas For Barry Bonds On His 50th Birthday

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:

07/24/2014

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