Barry Bonds’ No. 25 Gets Retired, Reminding Us He’s Still a Cheater
Babe Ruth owned two entire decades. Ted Williams was on base 48.2 percent of the time while he played, the all-time record. Randy Johnson changed the way pitchers are built — plus, he made a bird explode. All of them are legends, but none were the scariest. Like him or not, Barry Bonds was the single most feared baseball player in the long and storied history of the game. No one can come up the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, his team down two runs, and be intentionally walked except for Barry Lamar Bonds.