|Notes||"Barry Bonds is one of the finest baseball players in Serra High School and San Mateo County history. Bonds, who played football and basketball, hit 22 home runs during his prep career and carried a .405 batting average. In three years at Arizona State University, Bonds hit .347 with 45 home runs and 175 RBIs. He was named to the all-Pac-10 team all three seasons. As a sophomore, he had seven straight hits in the college World Series. With the major league Pittsburgh Pirates, he was the National League's most valuable player in 1990 when he hit .301 with 33 homers, 114 RBIs 104 runs scored and 52 stolen bases." [2009.030.020]|
|Born||July 24, 1964|
|Occupation||Bonds' accomplishments during his baseball career place him among the greatest baseball players of all-time. Bonds has led a controversial career, notably as a central figure in baseball's steroids scandal. In 2007, he was indicted for perjury and obstruction of justice concerning the government investigation of BALCO, a case which is still ongoing as of January 2010. He debuted in the Major Leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1986 and joined the San Francisco Giants in 1993, where he stayed through 2007. He is the son of former major league All-Star Bobby Bonds [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_bonds April 21, 2010]|
|Titles & honors||
San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame
Seven Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player awards.
Fourteen-time All-Star and Eight-time Gold Glove-winner
All-time Major League Baseball home run record with 762 and the single-season Major League record for home runs with 73 (set in 2001), All-time career leader in both walks (2,558) and intentional walks (688).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_bonds April 21, 2010]
Serra High School
Arizona State University
|Places of residence||
San Carlos, California
Los Altos Hills, California
Beverly Hills, California
|Father||former major league All-Star Bobby Bonds|
Susann ("Sun") Margreth Branco (divorced)
Liz Watson (divorced)
Nikolai and Shikari (with first wife)
Aisha (with second wife)
Distant cousin of Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson.
His aunt, Rosie Bonds, is a former American record holder in the 80 meter hurdles, and she competed in the 1964 Olympics.