M.C. Hammer continues to preach the gospel of Barry Bonds on his blog:

Rule 714 ( don’t celebrate are scapegoat) is going to bite baseball in the butt! Already the legend of the Babe is taking a beating. Now your (MLB) blatant attempt to protect the legend of a hitter who wasn’t even the best in his time (Negro Leagues, Blacks were excluded from playing) is being called to the carpet by many. I like The Babe. I love and hate the Yankees. Love the tradition, hate when they beat my A’s and love and respect George.

Set aside judgment, and celebrate the greatest feat in sports in the last 50 years.

Imagine if baseball had decided to support Barry Bonds.

The game would have won new fans and would be the hot topic of today, in a positive light. We can always debate performance enhancing drugs and who did or didn’t take them and what affect it had on the numbers and the game. We then came decide the penalty and how to uniformly apply it.

However, what we are witnessing is once in a lifetime. Lets enjoy this magnificent achievement and allow the world to celebrate with us. Abandon Rule 714. Lift up the game! It’s not too late. Go to the mound and make a change.

Hammer clearly relates to Bonds in a very real way. I wonder how Bonds feels about that. Because, really, if you’re Barry Bonds and you’re trying to rehab your image, do you want the poster child for career suicide defending you on the blogosphere?

5 Responses to “More Hammer on Bonds”

  1. Sarah Green says:

    Not even Mrs. Steinbrenner “love[s] and respect[s] George.”

  2. Mr. Chompers says:

    are the giants worse without the asshole? Neil Hayes seems to think so. link

  3. dan eberle says:

    I was listening to WEEI sports radio two mornings ago and heard some astonishing stats on Babe Ruth.

    In 1920 (I think) he hit 50-something homeruns. The other teams in the entire major leages combined to hit 29 (I think that was the number. I remember dropping my jaw at the disparity…it wasa insane.)

    He also used to call his shots all the time–not pointing like he infamously did in that world series game, but in the dugout.

    Apparently, the Yankees were playing a tight game that looked to be headed for extra innings. Ruth was in the dugout sitting next to the Yankees travel manager who was stressing about catching the train home. The manager said something along the lines of “if this game doesn’t end in the next ten minutes, we’re not going to catch the train home and it’s going to foul up our travel plans for the rest of this road trip.”

    Ruth turned to him and said, “don’t worry, chief. I’m gonna end this game with my next swing.” And he did.

    You can’t make this stuff up.

  4. Ruth was the greatest. He hit 714 HR’s after spending the 1st 5 years of his career pitching a 95-46 record!! Had he been an outfielder his whole career, He would have like to 900 HR’s.

    He had the most natural talent of any athlete in history. That includes Michael Jordan, Wayne Gresky, Tiger Wood, and Muhammed Ali, all of who furiously worked to develop theior skills. It would be almost scary to see what Ruth could have done if he tried harder, watched his weight, hit the gym, or GASP did ant roids.

  5. I agree, babe ruth is the greatest. An allstar pitcher AND HR hitter? Come on. It’s like Roger Clemmons being a HR king.
    Yeah, I could only imagine if he hit the gym and watched his weight, let alond did roids.

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