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Would Bonds, Clemens Entry Open Up Hall of Fame Floodgates?

How much juice can the National Baseball Hall of Fame hold? We're going to find out.

The sea change in the voting for the Hall of Fame can't be ignored. It first became apparent when Mike Piazza, long suspected of needing performance-enhancing drugs to slug more homers than any other catcher, got into Cooperstown with 83 percent of the vote in 2016.

Now the revolution is projected to continue in 2017.

These MLB Stars Are the Only Ones Worthy of 2017 HOF Enshrinement

The first year Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot, I voted "not now."

OK, technically I just didn't vote for them, but as I explained then in a column for CBSSports.com, it was more of a "not now" vote than a "not ever" vote.

"They may never get in," I wrote, "but my guess is eventually they will."

Eventually is coming.

Barry Bonds Fired by Marlins: Latest Comments and Reaction

Barry Bonds’ tenure with the Miami Marlins is reportedly over after just one season.

Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball cited sources who said the Marlins elected to let the hitting coach go on Monday.

Barry Bonds Ejected for 1st Time as Coach vs. Giants

Barry Bonds was known for his selective strike zone as a player, often demonstrably disagreeing with strike calls he perceived as being incorrect.

Well, it appears that has carried over to his coaching career.

Barry Bonds Comments on Portrayal by Media, Playing Career, More

All-time Major League Baseball home run king Barry Bonds was often viewed as antagonistic toward the media during his playing career, and the current Miami Marlins hitting coach now takes full responsibility for that perception. 

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Minus Fanfare, Conforto Becoming Star Mets Need

Got your graduation gifts all purchased? That time of year again….

 

1. Big Apples, Monuments and The Millennial Men

They are both 23, and each will play an enormous role as the summer heats up and the Washington Nationals and New York Mets duel in the National League East.

Barry Bonds Comments on Bryce Harper Walking 13 Times in Series vs. Cubs

After Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper set a major league record by drawing 13 walks in last weekend's four-game series against the Chicago Cubs, all-time MLB walks leader Barry Bonds weighed in on the reigning MVP's plight. 

Barry Bonds Given Standing Ovation, Video Tribute in Return to AT&T Park


For the first time in nearly a decade, baseball legend Barry Bonds stepped back onto the AT&T Park field.

And although the home run king was representing the Miami Marlins outfitted in silver and teal, San Francisco Giants fans hardly treated him as an opponent.

In fact, it was entirely the opposite.

Barry Bonds Returns to San Francisco in New Uniform, Embracing Coaching Life

Barry Bonds needed San Francisco, back when he didn't really have anywhere else.

He needed San Francisco, because nobody should have to deal with being hated everywhere. He still needs it now, even if so much of that hatred seems to have faded into history.

"That's my home," Bonds said. "Nothing in the world takes that away from me. Those are my people, my friends, my family, my history."

Barry Bonds Comments on Alex Rodriguez's Pursuit of Home Run Record

Miami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds doesn't see his all-time home run record falling anytime soon.

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