On June 4, 1986, a tall and wiry rookie from Riverside California, stepped to the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. the Atlanta Braves. Batting leadoff, this 21-year-old outfield phenom planted a fifth inning offering by Craig McMurtry into the left field seats at old Fulton County Stadium. Barry Bonds’ solo home run that day […]
Bidders showed no hesitation in chasing the ball that put ARod in a club with less than two dozen members.
While everyone else was glued to home plate, he went for beer and peanuts when Barry Bonds came to the plate, stuck on 714. That un-fan-like move is paying off for the guy who had a piece of history drop into his lap.