The Case for Barry Bonds in the Hall of Fame
The Untold and Forgotten Stories of Baseball’s Home Run King
by K.P. Wee
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Pub Date 05 Apr 2021 | Archive Date 31 Oct 2021
Riverdale Avenue Books, Sports
"Barry Bonds is a Hall of Famer. At some point, the best players of their era have to be enshrined. Period. It’s part of our game’s history."
—Trevor Bauer, 2020 National League Cy Young Award Winner
Sportswriter K. P. Wee asks the question that many MLB fans have been thinking—Should Barry Bonds be in the Baseball Hall of Fame?
In his 22 years in the Major Leagues, Bonds, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants, was:
• the All-time Home Run leader with 762 home runs
• a seven-time MVP
• a 14-time All-Star
• an eight-time Gold Glove winner
As the final year to vote this home run king in begins, The Case for Barry Bonds in the Baseball Hall of Fame looks at his stunning career from all aspects including his personal life as the son of a baseball legend, as well as never-before told stories of his generosity and mentorship towards other ballplayers. The book also looks at the stories of his distaste for the sports press, as well as the role of racism in professional sports, and how this impacted his career.
Join sportswriter K. P. Wee as he shares insights and interviews from baseball insiders, Hall of Fame voters and baseball legends, as he puts to rest the question “Does Barry Bonds belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame?”
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