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Athlete Number 25 - Barry Bonds


Unfortunately, the best athlete to wear the number 25 gained some notoriety for all the wrong reasons. The guy is in the record books as major league baseball's all-time home run champion. And we're here to talk about the BEST to ever wear the number, and here he is. The son of Bobby Bonds, an outstanding major leaguer in his own time, Barry became by far the most feared hitter in baseball.  His name put the fannies in the seats, just like the Babe did years ago. Why did people come just to see Barry? Here's an idea why:
  • Seven-time NL MVP (1990, '92, '93, 2001, '02, '03 and '04)
  • 1st MLB athlete to win four MVPs in a row (2001-2004)
  • 1st all-time in HRs with 762
  • 14-time All-Star
  • 12 Silver Slugger awards
  • 8 Gold Glove awards
  • 500/500 club's only member (500 homers / 500 steals)
  • All-time leader in walks with 2,558
  • Single-season home run leader with 73 dingers in 2001
'Nuff said.
Did you know.......Wille Mays is Barry's godfather? (photo courtesy of pointedmagazine.com)


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18 comments:

  1. NY Jints Faithful9:27 PM

    Must have killed you to have to put this dirtbag in this spot! Oh well, it is "Best by the Numbers" and he is the best to wear 25******. I can add more asterisks if ya want :)

    Take a good look at his head, you can see moons orbiting it....

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  2. glad to see you posted the true great 25 and not some other bleh :)

    nice blog

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  3. Misopogon9:33 AM

    If he wanted to just be on the "Best to wear that number" list, he could have chosen a number in the 70's and skipped the juice. As it stands, even without the roids, Bonds would belong in the best-ever conversation ... best ever ballplayer, that is -- in basic human decency, he's probably somewhere between John Rocker and Dick Cheney.

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  4. Anonymous4:19 PM

    Pathetic.... Best at Cheating America's favorite past time!

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  5. Anonymous7:15 AM

    Hey, if the Patriots can cheat and win 3 Superbowls, then why can't Barry cheat and be home run king? By the way, has he ever tested positive? Ever?

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  6. Anonymous11:05 AM

    Mark McGwire as the token white guy?

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  7. Anonymous2:05 PM

    Hmmm... McGwire, Sosa, Palmeiro... all wore 25 at some point in their careers. I guess Bonds would be the best out of the steroid users.

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  8. And I think I remember seeing his dad when he was wearing #25 playing for the Giants.

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  9. edouble8:42 AM

    AGAIN, HAS HE EVER, EVER TESTED POSITIVE? WELL....You know some people are headcases. When you catch them cheating, you overlook it, but when you suspect them, you convict! Bleepin FAKERS!

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  10. SAINTS9:24 PM

    REGGIE BUSH

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  11. God I hate him

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  12. Anonymous4:08 AM

    He is a cheater. He was great, but he cheated to be great.

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  13. Anonymous8:50 PM

    No love for Fred Biletnikoff? Anybody? Bueller? Bueller?

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  14. Anonymous12:44 PM

    I think Mark Texiera is a better ball player and should eventually take over this spot! This coming from an athlete that wears 25 herself!

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  15. Anonymous8:52 PM

    Biletnikoff!

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  16. Anonymous1:37 PM

    How about Ray Knight when he played for the Cincinnati Reds?

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  17. Anonymous1:36 PM

    you should have two best #25s....the regular one and best #25*...Bonds gets the * since he cheated.

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  18. Anonymous10:54 AM

    Fred Biletnikoff, no question. Best pure receiver ever, even without the stick-em! Gotta go with Dr. Zhivago.

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