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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Saw this as well, nice move on his part. Also worth noting that he didn't take any publicity photos or inform the press about his visit or donation. It was the family who finally leaked this info.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Classy move, sure. Does it make him a good person for one act of giving? No.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    As much as I dislike Bonds for tarnishing my favorite game, that's a great gesture.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    Classy move, sure. Does it make him a good person for one act of giving? No.
    Does doing what everyone else in baseball did at the time make him a bad person?

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    As much as I dislike Bonds for tarnishing my favorite game, that's a great gesture.
    I don't know what's worse: Bonds "cheating" or everyone thinking he's the only one who did it. It's just like Lance Armstrong if Armstrong was doping. They just did it better than everyone else.


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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Does doing what everyone else in baseball did at the time make him a bad person?
    Did I say that I'm not disappointed and respect the other dopers?

    I don't respect any dopers whether they are on my team or not.

    No, so your point doesn't work. Better luck next time.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    Did I say that I'm not disappointed and respect the other dopers?

    I don't respect any dopers whether they are on my team or not.

    No, so your point doesn't work. Better luck next time.
    So you think they are all bad people right? I don't like Barry Bonds at all and this move doesn't change that, but that whole era of baseball is tainted and if you ask me I think the default answer is that each was probably using something. I also don't think that it makes them a bad person necessarily.


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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Bonds did not tarnish the game of bball. That is a ludicrous statement.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    It's funny how Bonds cheats and people think he is a bad person. I don't see anybody on here thinking Big Mac or Sosa are bad people.

    Bonds was a jerk because he didn't like the media, and I think a lot of the bad attitude was reflected in that. All of the other stuff like being a prima donna is more often the case than not with any superstar player.

    Bonds has done many things like this, but kept it under wraps because that's his style. It's a classy move, and just because the guy didn't play a game the way you liked, doesn't make him a bad person.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneSOULja View Post
    It's funny how Bonds cheats and people think he is a bad person. I don't see anybody on here thinking Big Mac or Sosa are bad people.

    Bonds was a jerk because he didn't like the media, and I think a lot of the bad attitude was reflected in that. All of the other stuff like being a prima donna is more often the case than not with any superstar player.

    Bonds has done many things like this, but kept it under wraps because that's his style. It's a classy move, and just because the guy didn't play a game the way you liked, doesn't make him a bad person.
    I don't think that any of them are bad people. I do think they are all cheats and bad for the game. I have no love for Sosa and I'm a Cubs fan.


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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Does doing what everyone else in baseball did at the time make him a bad person?



    I don't know what's worse: Bonds "cheating" or everyone thinking he's the only one who did it. It's just like Lance Armstrong if Armstrong was doping. They just did it better than everyone else.
    Who in the blue hell thinks he was the only one?? You are putting words into our mouths. The topic is in regards to Barry Bonds, so we are talking about Barry Bonds.

    Steroids aren't the only reason I don't like Bonds, either. He's just been a jerk/abrasive to the media and fans as well.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Bonds did not tarnish the game of bball. That is a ludicrous statement.
    Dang, didn't realize Barry's mom posted on these boards! Welcome Mrs. Bonds!



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    haha, the first thing I think of when remember baseball is that Big Mac and Sosa are bad people.

    that and all the other **** s that cant lift more weights and instead inject bull **** in their *****.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Dang, didn't realize Barry's mom posted on these boards! Welcome Mrs. Bonds!
    If I were his mother, I'd be damn proud because he is one of the greatest BBall player's of all time even without the accusations of performance enhancement drug use.



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    Re: Gotta give Barry Bonds credit

    Bonds is not a bad person because he cheated while playing. Bonds is a bad person b/c of who he is off the field.

    But you have to give him serious credit for this. Very nice of him



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