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#1 Posted on 28.5.06 1901.12
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060528/ap_on_sp_ba_ga_su/bbn_rockies_giants


He's FINALLY number Two.


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#2 Posted on 28.5.06 2016.03
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At least now ESPN doesn't have to break in for every Bonds at bat. And, the pitcher who gave up #715 won't even have that as one of the top 3 or 4 moments people think of when they remember his career.
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#3 Posted on 28.5.06 2039.37
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    And, the pitcher who gave up #715 won't even have that as one of the top 3 or 4 moments people think of when they remember his career.

Ha. True, but I don't think that's necessarily a good thing.

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#4 Posted on 28.5.06 2255.04
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He's also 'number two' in the bathroom colloquialism kind of way.
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#5 Posted on 31.5.06 0355.46
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715*

[Edit: It doesn't show up very well in this font, but that's an asterisk at the end.]

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#6 Posted on 31.5.06 0928.15
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    He's FINALLY number Two.



Not to be a stickler, but technically he was number two the moment he tied Ruth with 714.
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#7 Posted on 1.6.06 1342.05
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    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    715*

    [Edit: It doesn't show up very well in this font, but that's an asterisk at the end.]

    (edited by ekedolphin on 31.5.06 0456)


Is that because he's older than Babe was? Or is it because he's never been the type of guy to visit the White House?

His sports acheivements are getting diminished because of an indictment of his personality. If he were a friendlier guy, there's be no issue. It would have been brushed under the table.
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#8 Posted on 1.6.06 1410.26
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I'm pretty sure its because of the steroids. I could be wrong.
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#9 Posted on 1.6.06 1648.52
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    Originally posted by Lexus
    Or is it because he's never been the type of guy to visit the White House?









Perhaps if his godfather Willie Mays didn't piss off the baseball gods by popping open champagne in the 7th inning of Game 6 in '02 when the Giants had a lead then Bonds would have visited the White House.
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#10 Posted on 5.6.06 0330.52
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http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/CA6340749.html?display=Breaking+News&referral=SUPP&nid=2228


    Breaking News

    Bonds Strikes Out On ESPN

    By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 6/4/2006 4:52:00 PM

    Bonds stopped short of 715, at least on TV.

    ESPN has pulled the plug on reality show Bonds on Bonds.

    According to ESPN, Bonds representatives wanted creative control for the final episode, which Tollin/Robbins Productions and ESPN have been unwilling to give throughout the project.

    The next episode was to have taked a behind the batting cage look at Bonds' 715th home run.


Darn, and I never watched it. Ohhhhhhh wait. NOBODY watched it; that MAY have been a rather glaring problem. ;-)
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