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Barry Bonds

Barry BondsAKA Barry Lamar Bonds

Born: 24-Jul-1964
Birthplace: Riverside, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Holds all-time home run record

San Francisco Giants, hit 73 homers in a single season. National League MVP in 1990, 1992, 1993, 2001 and 2002. In 2007, Mike Bacsik of the Washington Nationals pitched Bonds his 756th home run, beating Hank Aaron's all-time record which Aaron held for 33 years.

His personal trainer was indicted for trafficking in steroids in 2004. Couple his "73 home run season" with the fact that very few players have ever hit as many as 50 home runs in a year, and it's very easy to come to an unpleasant conclusion. From 2000-03, Bonds tested positive for three types of steroids, but in 2003 he told a federal grand jury he had never knowingly used steroids. For this testimony, he was convicted of obstruction of justice in 2011, but the jury deadlocked on the accompanying charge of perjury. The obstruction conviction was overturned on appeal in 2015.

Father: Bobby Bonds (MLB baseball player, b. 15-Mar-1946, d. 23-Aug-2003)
Mother: Patricia Howard
Wife: Susann Margreth (m. 5-Feb-1988, div. 1994, one son, one daughter)
Son: Nikolai Lamar (b. 18-Dec-1989)
Daughter: Shikari (b. 1991)
Wife: Liz Watson (m. 10-Jan-1998)
Daughter: Aisha Lynn
Mistress: Kimberly Bell (alleged mistress, b. 1970, together 1994-2003)

    High School: Junipero Serra High School, San Mateo, CA

    National League MVP 1990
    National League MVP 1992
    National League MVP 1993
    National League MVP 2001
    National League MVP 2002
    National League MVP 2003
    National League MVP 2004
    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male) 2001
    Endorsement of Walt Disney World 2001
    Granted Immunity Dec-2003
    Perjury indicted on four counts 15-Nov-2007; hung jury
    Obstruction of Justice indicted 15-Nov-2007; convicted 13-Apr-2011; overturned 22-Apr-2015
    Funeral: Michael Jackson (2009)
    Risk Factors: Performance-Enhancing Drugs, Arthritis

    Miami Marlins Hitting Coach (2015-)
    San Francisco Giants (1993-2007)
    Pittsburgh Pirates (1986-92)

    Up for Grabs (Oct-2004) · Himself
    Rookie of the Year (7-Jul-1993) · Three Big Whiffers

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