The San Francisco Giants retired Barry Bonds No. 25 in an emotional ceremony Saturday night. The event, which was highlighted by memorable speeches from Bonds himself and from his godfather, Willie Mays, seemed to serve as the closure Bonds has long sought.
At the same time, it allowed Bonds the opportunity to speak openly and get a few things off his chest. Among the things weighing heaviest on him, apparently, was getting proper credit for making ATT Park a reality.
Barry Bonds considers the existence of ATT Park a bigger tribute to him than the retired number. He explained why: pic.twitter.com/360sHQogdn
— Andrew Baggarly (@extrabaggs) August 12, 2018
Yankee Stadium was often referred to as “The House That Babe Ruth Built” because Ruth was the attraction that made Yankees baseball can’t miss. Well, Bonds clearly thinks ATT Park is the house he built for the same reasons.
The ballpark opened in 2000, which was right in the middle of Bonds incredible 15-year run in San Francisco. That means he probably has a point. Still, it seems
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