Nothing But Balls
Sports From a Different Perspective…

Archive for the ‘Barry Bonds’ Category

Rick Ankiel Saves the Summer

August 11, 2007

It’s been a Bananarama-esque cruel summer. There’s the horrible Vick dogfighting scandal. (this was actually only “bitter sweet” for me. Granted I love dogs, but any headline that includes the words “Michael Vick” and “Federal Indictment” seems like good clean fun to me.) There was the disturbing Donaghy scandal, which destroyed the semblance of respect […]

Don’t Worry What Ever Your Name Is?

August 9, 2007

(Barry Bonds Being an Asshole after he his record breaking home run) Often times in sports, the greatest moments involve the game’s biggest stars shining to their potential. In these moments, there sometimes has to be that other guy who is remembered, forĀ  their entire lives, for less than good reasons. This is especially so […]

Barry Bonds and His Legacy

August 6, 2007

I remember watching from a hotel room in 2001, Barry Bonds record breaking season, seeing the Giant outfielder club two home runs against his biggest rival the Los Angeles Dodgers. That day in early October (the baseball season was delayed that year because of the 9/11 attacks) as I was laying on the couch attempting […]

It Should Have Been Griffey

July 19, 2007

Growing up, I remember staying at my Grandma’s house and looking for my Uncle’s old baseball cards. One day, through my travels, I found a little publication called the The Home Run Book published by one of the baseball card companies. The book profiled the top home run hitters in baseball history. Having devoured it […]