Latest Barry Bonds News

Beltré, Mauer eligible for Baseball Hall of Fame next year

Jan. 25, 2023 09:50 AM EST

Scott Rolen is headed to the Hall of Fame. Next year, make way for another star third baseman. Adrián Beltré highlights the first-time eligibles for 2024. While Rolen's election Tuesday capped an impressive six-year rise in his vote total, Beltré has a good chance to go in on the...

Aaron Judge is AP male athlete of year after setting HR mark

Dec. 30, 2022 12:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge has always stood out. With the imposing size and muscular frame of an NFL tight end or NBA power forward, the 6-foot-7, 282-pound New York Yankees slugger towers over teammates and opponents on the diamond. Never more so than in 2022. ...

Bonds, Clemens Hall of Fame bids now on even shakier ground

Dec. 05, 2022 20:57 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were rejected by baseball writers in their bids for the Baseball Hall of Fame 10 times. On Sunday, the duo chased by steroid suspicions got another rebuke from a panel that included many of their peers. The door hasn't formally shut on...

Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected

Dec. 04, 2022 22:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, almost two decades after his final game, he got the question. Asked if Barry Bonds belonged in Cooperstown, a smiling McGriff responded: “Honestly, right now, I'm going to just enjoy this...

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens passed over for Baseball Hall of Fame by Cooperstown committee that elects only Fred McGriff

Dec. 04, 2022 20:16 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens passed over for Baseball Hall of Fame by Cooperstown committee that elects only Fred McGriff.

Jones, Maddux, Morris consider Bonds, Clemens for Hall

Nov. 28, 2022 13:03 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Chipper Jones, Greg Maddux, Jack Morris and Ryne Sandberg are among 16 members of the contemporary baseball era committee that will meet Sunday to consider the Cooperstown fate of an eight-man ballot that includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Rafael...

Beltrán, Lackey lead 14 newcomers on Baseball Hall ballot

Nov. 21, 2022 13:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, John Lackey and Jered Weaver are among 14 newcomers on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s Hall of Fame ballot in what could turn into an evaluation of the Houston Astros' cheating scandal. R.A. Dickey, Huston Street, Francisco...

Bonds, Clemens, Palmeiro on Hall of Fame committee ballot

Nov. 07, 2022 15:13 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Rafael Palmeiro are on the eight-man ballot for the Hall of Fame’s contemporary baseball era committee, which meets Dec. 4 in San Diego. Albert Belle, Don Mattingly, Fred McGriff, Dale Murphy and Curt...

Baker finally wins 1st Series title as manager with Astros

Nov. 06, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — For now and forever, Dusty Baker, the epic storyteller, first-class namedropper, toothpick chewer and baseball lifer will bear a most distinguished title. World Series champion manager. The man who can weave a tale like few others, wistfully recalling...