I realize that the Pittsburgh fans were acknowledging Bonds' recent accomplishment, but I have to think that after winning four of five from San Francisco, they'd cheer anyone in a Giant uniform these days.
For one night, all was forgiven between Barry Bonds and Pittsburgh. The lack of clutch hitting during three playoff series failures. The throw that didn't get Sid Bream. The shouting match with Jim Leyland.
As a few cheer-filled hours Monday nearly made up for 15 years of constant jeering, Barry Bonds was Pittsburgh's own again. They greeted him more warmly than they did their own players, displayed signs in his honor and gave him multiple standing ovations.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Dogs and Cats, Living Together, Mass Hysteria!
Bonds cheered in Pittsburgh: