Thursday, December 4, 2008

Isn't It Ironic?

Barry Bonds was the best player that I have ever seen who wore a Pirates uniform. I was alive when Stargell played but way too young to appreciate him. Clemente, well I wish I could have witnessed that. As much a I hated Bonds when he left for San Fran, I still always watched their games closely because of him. Nowadays, Bonds has made a fool of himself and in my opinion blackballed from baseball. The Pirates may have the worst attendance in PNC Park's history next season. Neal Huntington should sign Bonds so we have a reason to come out the the ball game. Other than bobblehead night.

Don't you think?


Sean said...

If the Pirates don't have to pay him much and Bonds is willing to be a pinch hitter or platoon player, it might be worth a shot.

The Mick said...

The Pirates have had some monumentally bad signings (Matt Morris anyone?) but I think this one would trump them all. Sophie Masloff wouldn't have put up with this shit.

Brad said...

I don't think many people went to the Bucs games because Morris was pitching. PNC park is going to have more empty seats in it next year than ever before. Why not bring the Bonds circus to town? I know I'll be at more games if they did.

Anonymous said...

What do they have to lose? Instantly, even at his age and limited mobility, he becomes one of the best 3-4 players on the team. It'll seriously give people a reason to go to the games, it may not be the best reason or the desired reason but it's a reason.

I have no clue why the Pirates wouldn't want him...they have NOTHING else going for them and no hope on the horizon.