Barry Bonds Passes Babe Ruth

May 31st, 2006 by

I know this is a little late but there’s usually a bit of a delay between a current event and when some video of the event gets posted. That, and, , I’m awfully ambivalent about passing with home run number 715.

I think he’s an amazingly talented baseball player. I don’t know if I can remember a player with such a good eye and with such patience and discipline at the plate. So with a player that good, it’s hard not to get caught up in the moment of a historic event:

forced to remove the clip of the broadcast. Wake up, you guys. Football has surpassed you as the national sport; a little free media might just help ticket sales. But they’ll probably complain about fan-generated clips next (found at YouTube from gotricekid):

This one’s has a little better angle, is a little closer and less shaky, and has a cute kid in it. I found it at from JH):

This is the guy who caught 715 (found at YouTube from jackpalance):

Yet, still, there are many who believe as I do that the record is tarnished because of his alleged steroid use. I believe he used the juice. And Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron did not. How’s that fair to them? Myneighborshateyou at is so incensed that he uploaded a protest video:

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