Miami Marlins considering Barry Bonds as hitting coach

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Former San Francisco Giants star Barry Bonds may be taking on a baseball coaching role, as he is being considered for the Miami Marlins' hitting coach job. Bonds has been one of the most controversial baseball players to ever take the field, but he is also one of the greatest players ever and leads all-time in home runs with 762. CBS Sports confirmed that the Marlins have considered Bonds as a candidate for the hitting coach job.

The Marlins are looking to make a fresh start after hiring Don Mattingly as their new manager. They finished with a disappointing 71-91 record after being considered as a playoff dark horse by some before the season. The Marlins have a couple of solid pieces in their lineup. Second baseman Dee Gordon was excellent at getting on base while outfielder Giancarlo Stanton remains one of the most powerful hitters in baseball. However, they can still improve their hitting as they ranked 29th in the majors with 613 runs scored. The Marlins' lineup problems were further exposed after Stanton went down with a hand injury that kept him out for a couple of months.

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Awwwwww. 
Just Barry Bonds going for a stroll on his bike. And for some reason, talking like he's a grandparent leaving a message on an answering machine. Good for Bonds though, staying in shape post-retirement. 
He's at it again! Just before Barry caught Willie Mays sleeping, he did the same to his dog. At least he had the decency to act dozed off himself. 
A few months back, Bonds caught a bug and "was out of commission for a few days." He promised to be back soon, and sure enough, he was! Thankfully, Barry fully recovered. 
Barry and Kim K!
...And Kanye too!
What are the odds of this becoming the next "but that's none of my business" meme?
Barry Bonds entranced by fireworks on the Fourth of July. We imagine this being the look he put on several fans' faces during his days with the Giants.
Barry on his bike again, this time indoors on a cool-looking, simulated ride. He even got someone to record the video for him!
This is it. Barry wins. 
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Bonds may be the perfect solution for the Marlins' hitting problems. He has already served as a special spring instructor for the Giants. Bonds won seven National League MVP awards while making 14 All-Star Game trips in his time with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Giants. He hit 73 home runs in 2001 to break the single-season record, and he won eight Gold Gloves for his excellent defense.

His hiring is sure to make plenty of noise for many other reasons though, as he was discovered to have used steroids throughout his career. Nonetheless, the Marlins are looking for any sort of spark they can get since they have missed the playoffs every year since their 2003 World Series run.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Barry Bonds sits in the dugout at Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium before his first major league start against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Pittsburgh, May 30, 1986. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
USA - CIRCA 1980s: Barry Bonds of the Pittsburgh Pirates bats circa 1980s. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - CIRCA 1986: Barry Bonds #7 of the Pittsburgh Pirates looks on from the dugout during batting practice before a Major League Baseball game against the New York Mets circa 1986 at Shea Stadium in the Queens borough of New York City. Bonds played for the Pirates from 1986-92. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - 1990: Barry Bonds #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates talks to the media prior to a game against the Chicago Cubs in 1990 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 10: Pittsburgh Pirates teammates Bobby Bonilla #25 and Barry Bonds #24 pose during batting practice before the All Star Game at Wrigley Field on July 10, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 16: This 16 December 1992 file photo shows San Francisco Giants baseball greats Willie Mays (L), Bobby Bonds (C) and Bonds' son Barry Bonds holding up the No. 25 jersey that Barry was to wear as a San Francisco Giant. According to reports, Bobby Bonds died 23 August 2003 of lung cancer at age 57. (Photo credit should read DENIS POROY/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - CIRCA 1993: Barry Bonds #24 of the San Francisco Giants watches the action from the dugout during a Major League Baseball game circa 1993 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. Bonds played for the Giants from 1993-2007. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 24: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants hi-fives his teammate after hitting a home run against the Colorado Rockies on Juns 24, 1993 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. Barry Bonds made his197th career home run during this game. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, : Top All-Star Game vote getters Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants (L) and Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles smile after receiving their awards 10 July during practice at The Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. The 1995 All-Star Game is scheduled to be played 11 July. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read CHRIS WILKINS/AFP/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 957 -- Pictured: (l-r) Professional baseball player Barry Bonds during an interview with host Jay Leno on July 10, 1996 -- (Photo by: Margaret C. Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 9: San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds, who 08 July won the Home Run Derby, signs autographs before the start of the 67th All-Star Game at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia 09 July. Bonds will start in left field for the National League in his sixth All-Star appearance. (Photo credit should read BRIAN BAHR/AFP/Getty Images)
USA - MARCH 20: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants poses for a photo on March 20, 1997. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 19: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants looks on against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 19, 1997 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Giants 8-7. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
MIAMI, : San Francisco Giants leftfielder Barry Bonds holds the ball after making a diving catch in the third inning of San Francisco's game against the Florida Marlins 30 September, the first game of the National League Division Series at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, FL. AFP PHOTO Rhona WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds (L) collides with Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jason Kendall at homeplate to score on a Giants Joe Carter sacrafice fly-ball 24 September in San Francisco, CA. The Giants defeated the Pirates, 6-2 and swept the four game series. AFP PHOTOS/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AR - FEBRUARY 25: San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds uses a video camera to focus-in on his teammates during morning workouts 25 February, 2000 at spring training in Scottsdale, Arizona. The camera, which belongs to a Bay area television station, wasn't rolling. AFP PHTO/Mike FIALA (Photo credit should read MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 23: San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds watches his two-run homer off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Dan Plesac during the ninth inning 23 April 2000 in Phoenix, AZ. The Giants won 12-7. (Photo credit should read MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds follows through with an RBI triple off New York Mets starting pitcher Mike Hampton during the third inning, 04 October 2000, in San Francisco during Game 1 of the National League Division Series. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds(C) hugs his godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays(R) as Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey(L) looks on 17 April 2001 in San Francisco, California. Bonds joins an elite crew of 17 players who have hit 500 or more homers in their career. AFP PHOTO John G. MABANGLO/jgm (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds waits for a play at the top of the ninth inning as the left field wall displays his 500th career homerun against the Los Angeles Dodgers 17 April 2001 in San Francisco, California. Bonds joins an elite crew of 17 players who have hit 500 or more homers in their career. AFP PHOTO Monica M. DAVEY/jgm (Photo credit should read MONICA M. DAVEY/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (R) responds to questions at a press conference after hitting his 522nd career home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 30 May 2001, in San Francisco, California, as Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey (L) listens. Bonds surpassed McCovey and Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox for 11th on the career home run list. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
4 Jun 2001: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants hits his 30th home run against the San Diego Padres at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco, California. Bonds hit his 30th home run in his 57th game of the season, reaching that mark faster than anyone in MLB history. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck/ALLSPORT
SEATTLE, WA - JULY 9: Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki (R) of Japan stands with Barry Bonds (L) of the San Francisco Giants after both received trophies for the receiving the most votes for the 2001 All-Star Game 09 July 2001 at the Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The All-Star game will be played 10 July 2001. (Photo credit should read JOHN MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - JULY 10: National League All-Star Barry Bonds bats during the 2001 MLB All-Star Game at Safeco Field on July 10, 2001 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 20: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants swings at the pitch for a home run against the Houston Astros on September 20, 2001 at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco, California. Barry Bonds made his 558th career home run during this game. Astros won 5-4. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants is congratualted by a teammate after he hit his 68th homerun in the 2nd inning against the San Diego Padres at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco 28 September, 2001. Bonds is in a race to beat Mark McGwire's record of 70 homeruns in a regular season. AFP PHOTO Mike NELSON/mn (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: Barry Bonds (R) of the San Francisco Giants smiles as he is congratulated by teammate Andres Galarraga after he hit his 69th homerun at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco 29 September 2001 against the San Diego Padres. AFP PHOTO/Mike NELSON (Photo credit should read MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
2 Oct 2001: Fans of Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants wait for a homerun ball against the Houston Astros at Enron Field in Houston, Texas. DIGITAL IMAGE Mandatory Credit: Harry How/ALLSPORT
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 4: Barry Bonds (C) of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by teammates Andres Galarraga (R) and John Vander Wal (L) 04 October 2001 after hitting homerun number 70 against the Houston Astros at Enron Field in Houston, Texas. Bonds tied Mark McGwire's season record of 70 homeruns in a season. (Photo credit should read GEORGE WONG/AFP/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX- OCTOBER 4: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants celebrates against the Houston Astros on October 4, 2001 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 5: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants looks on during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 5, 2001 at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco, California. The Dodgers won 11-10. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds shakes hands with Giants Managing General Partner Peter McGowan after McGowan handed Bonds the 72nd homerun ball during a post-game homerun ceremony 05 October, 2001 in San Francisco. Bonds broke Mark McGwire's single season homerun record. AFP PHOTO-John G. MABANGLO/jgm (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 6: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (C) points to the heavens to thank God during a post-game ceremony after setting the single season record of 71 and 72 home runs 05 October 2001 in San Francisco. Bonds was joined by his teammates and family during the ceremony. His wife Elizabeth is seen at (L). (Photo credit should read MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)
7 Oct 2001: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants watches his 73rd home run hit against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco, California. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Harry How/ALLSPORT
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants' slugger Barry Bonds responds to questions during a post-game press conference after hitting his 73rd home run of the season against the Los Angeles Dodgers 07 October 2001 in San Francisco, CA. Bonds surpassed the record previously held by Mark McGwire at 70 home runs. AFP PHOTO/Monica M. DAVEY (Photo credit should read MONICA M. DAVEY/AFP/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 7: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants bats against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on October 7, 2001 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants' slugger Barry Bonds responds to questions during a press conference 19 November 2001 in San Francisco after Bonds was named National League MVP. Bonds set a new season homerun record of 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
2 Apr 2002: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants at bat against the San Francisco Giants during Opening Day at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Giants won 9-2. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (L) laughs with godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays as Mays was introduced during the Giants Opening Day against the San Diego Padres 05 April 2002 in San Francisco, California. Bonds is the homerun season record holder for 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)
TORONTO, CANADA: San Francisco Giants' slugger Barry Bonds gives thanks after hitting a home run off Toronto Blue Jay reliever Cliff Politte in ninth inning interleague play in Toronto, Canada, 12 June 2002. Bond's homer was the final run of the game, giving the Giants a 6-3 victory over the Jays. AFP PHOTO/J.P. Moczulski (Photo credit should read J.P. MOCZULSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
Barry Bonds, the winner of the 2002 ESPY Award for Best Moment for hitting a record-breaking 71st home run (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 9: Leftfielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammates after hitting his 600th career home run, to centerfield, against starting pitcher Kip Wells #32 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning of the game at Pac Bell Park on August 9, 2002 in San Francisco, California. The Pirates defeated the Giants 4-3. Bonds solo home run came on a two ball one strike count and was his 33rd of the season. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 9: Leftfielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants looks at a banner acknowledging his accomplishment after hitting his 600th career home run, to centerfield, against starting pitcher Kip Wells #32 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning of the game at Pac Bell Park on August 9, 2002 in San Francisco, California. The Pirates defeated the Giants 4-3. Bonds solo home run came on a two ball one strike count and was his 33rd of the season. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
ATLANTA - OCTOBER 7: Victorious Barry Bonds #25 gestures as he walks from the field after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-1 in game five of the National League Division Series, moving them on to the championship series, on October 7, 2002 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, UNITED STATES: San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds points to the sky after hitting a fourth inning home run during game five of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, 07 October 2002 in Atlanta, Georgia. AFP PHOTO/Steve SCHAEFER (Photo credit should read STEVE SCHAEFER/AFP/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 18 : Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants looks on in the dugout during a workout at Edison Field a day before the start of the World Series on October 18, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 24: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants stands in front of a sign honoring him for stealing 500 bases and hitting more than 500 home runs in his career during the National League game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Pac Bell Park on June 24, 2003 in San Francisco, California. The Giants defeated the Dodgers 2-1. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 4: San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (C) leaves the federal courthouse after testifying before a grand jury December 4, 2003 in San Francisco. The six-time National League MVP, who holds the season record for home runs and is gaining on Hank Aaron's career mark, testified before a grand jury for his link to the only two people named so far as targets in the illegal steroid case, BALCO founder Victor Conte and Greg Anderson, Bonds' personal trainer. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 16: Leftfielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants poses for a photo on March 16, 2004 in Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 12: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants hits his 660th career home run, tying his godfather Willie Mays for third all time in home runs against the Milwaukee Brewers in the 5th inning on April 12, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 12: In this handout photo, Barry Bonds (R) #25 of the San Francisco Giants waves to the crowd after he hit his 660th career home run in the 5th inning tying his godfather Willie Mays for third in all-time home runs, against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 12, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. Willie Mays (L) was on hand to present a torch that he designed for Barry after he hit the home run. (Photo by Andy Kuno/SF Giants via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 12: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants holds up his home run ball at a press conference after he hit it for his 660th career home run, tying his godfather Wille Mays for third all-time in home runs, against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 12, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. The ball seen on the table is the home run ball. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 13: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after hitting his 661st career home run breaking Willie Mays' home run total to become third all time in a game against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 13, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 29: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after hitting his tenth home run of the season, for his 668th career home run, during the game against the Florida Marlins at SBC Park on April 29, 2004 in San Francisco, California. The Marlins defeated the Giants 4-3. (Photo by Don Smith/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 5: Fans hold up a sign which reads 'Got Steroids?' during the game between the New York Mets and the San Fransisco Giants during their game on May 5, 2004 at Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. The sign is in support alligations that Barry Bonds of the Giants took steroids which he got from the BALCO company which is currently under a federal drug investigation. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
HOUSTON - JULY 12: Barry Bonds of the National League watches the flight of a ball he hit during the Major League Baseball Century 21 Home Run Derby at Minute Maid Park on July 12, 2004 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
ATLANTA - AUGUST 27: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants salutes as he walks to the dugout during the MLB game against the Atlanta Braves on August 27, 2004 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. The Braves won 5-3. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 17: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with teammate J.T. Snow #6 after hitting career home run #700 against the San Diego Padres on September 17, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 17: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants stands in left field in the top of the fourth inning by the just unveiled sign celebrating his hitting career home run # 700 in the bottom of the third inning against the San Diego Padres on September 17, 2004 at SBC Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 3: Mike Rains, attorney for baseball slugger Barry Bonds, holds a press conference on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse regarding the possible use of steroids by Barry Bonds December 3, 2004 in Oakland, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 8: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants works out during a simulated game before their MLB game against the Chicago Cubs at SBC Park on September 8, 2005 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - APRIL 08: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants swings and misses on a pitch during the game against the Atlanta Braves at AT&T Park on April 8, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO--APRIL 21ST--Fan sentiment for Barry Bonds out in left field Friday evening at Coors Field. THE DENVER POST/ANDY CROSS (Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA - MAY 05: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants looks on during batting practice before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 5, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 12: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants reacts as he flies out during the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers May 12, 2006 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - MAY 28: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth for second place on the all-time home run list, in the fourth inning of the game against the Colorado Rockies on May 28, 2006 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Sara Wolfram/Getty Images)
Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants during their MLB game with the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on June 17, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won 8-1. (Photo by Jeff Reinking/WireImage)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 1: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants finished the 2006 season with 734 career home runs as this sign shows during the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California on October 1, 2006. The Dodgers defeated the Giants 4-3. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants poses for a portrait during spring training Photo Day on February 28, 2007 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE - JULY 21: An overhead view of Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants at bat taken during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers on July 21, 2007 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE - JULY 21: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants walks back to the dugout as he is replaced by a pinch runner after being intentionally walked for his fourth at bat in the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park July 21, 2007 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 27: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants rounds the bases after hitting his 754th career home run during the 1st inning of the game against the Florida Marlins at AT&T Park July 27, 2007 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 29: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants is shown in the lineup on the scoreboard during the game against the Florida Marlins on July 29, 2007 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. The Marlins won 8-5. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO - AUGUST 4: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants hits career home run #755 in the second inning against the San Diego Padres during a MLB game at Petco Park August 4, 2007 in San Diego, California. Bonds tied Hank Aaron's career all time home run record. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO - AUGUST 04: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after hitting career home run #755 in the second inning against the San Diego Padres during a MLB game at Petco Park August 4, 2007 in San Diego, California. Bonds tied Hank Aaron's career all time home run record. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO - AUGUST 04: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by his son Nikolai Bonds after hitting career home run #755 in the second inning against the San Diego Padres during a MLB game at Petco Park August 4, 2007 in San Diego, California. Bonds tied Hank Aaron's career all time home run record. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 07: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants waves to the crowd after hitting his career home run #756 during the Major League Baseball game against the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on August 7, 2007 in San Francisco, California. With his 756th career home run, Barry Bonds surpasses Hank Aaron to become Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 07: Fans wave to Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants after hitting career home run #756 during the Major League Baseball game against the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park on August 7, 2007 in San Francisco, California. With his 756th career home run, Barry Bonds surpasses Hank Aaron to become Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH - AUGUST 13: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants watches a video tribute to him prior to Game 2 of a double header against the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 13, 2007 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 24: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants, left, waves to fans as he stands alongside the Peter Magowan, the team's president, during a ceremony honoring Bonds for breaking the all-time home run record held by Hank Aaron in San Francisco, California, Friday, Aug. 24, 2007. (Photo by Kimberly White/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 26: Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants bats in the first inning against the San Diego Padres during a Major League Baseball game on September 26, 2007 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 7: Barry Bonds arrives at court to face charges of perjury and obstruction of jusitce for allegedly lying to a grand jury four years ago about his use of performance-enhancing drugs on December 7, 2007 at U.S. District Court in San Francisco, California. Bonds plead not guilty to four counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice. (Photo by Simon Hayter/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 21: Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds arrives for the first day of his perjury trial on March 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Barry Bonds' perjury trial begins today accusing him of lying to a grand jury about his use of performance enhancing drugs when he played for the San Francisco Giants. The trial is expected to last two to four weeks. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 13: Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court on April 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. After three and a half days of deliberation, a jury found Barry Bonds guilty on one count of obstruction of justice and was a hung jury on three counts of perjury for lying to a grand jury about his use of performance enhancing drugs. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 10: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants speaks during a press conference about his return to the organization as a special hitting coach for one week of Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium on March 10, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 15: Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds smiles before he throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 10: Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds watches the San Francisco Giants during batting practice before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park on July 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 15-2. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
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