Barry Bonds (Big League Challenge-White) Series-1 (2000)

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Barry Bonds (Big League Challenge-White) Series-1 (2000)…

This is the ORIGINAL MLBPA Edition. “Very Limited Production in the White Jersey was released just prior to McFarlane Toys securing the license from MLB to produce figures with team logos!!!…

“This Item Is “Officially Licensed by the Major League Player’s Association.”:..Not Affiliated with Major League Baseball:..

This figure from the RARE, EARLY SERIES-DO NOT have MLB-team logos…
***Biography & Career Highlights***:
7-time MVP is 2nd in Major League history with National League-record 734 career home runs, most ever for left-handed batter…as 1 of 3 members of baseball’s hallowed 700 Home Run club, trails only Hank Aaron (755) in game’s pantheon of power…has established San Francisco-era records with .314 avg…
Has won unprecedented 7 National League Most Valuable Player Awards (1990, ’92, ’93, 2001, ’02, ’03 and ’04), with no player winning more than 3…is 1 of only 2 athletes in 4 major professional sports (baseball, basketball, football and hockey) to win 7 MVP Awards, joining NHL’s Wayne Gretzky (9)…only NBA’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and hockey’s Gordie Howe have won as many as 6 in their respective leagues…is 1st player in MLB history to win 4 consecutive MVPs (2001-2004) and no player has won more than 2 in a row…is also 1st baseball player to win 2-straight years at 2 different times in his career (1992-93 and 2001-04)…is already 5th National Leaguer and 11th player overall to win MVP awards in successive seasons (previous player: Frank Thomas in 1993-94)..was unanimous choice in 2002, as he was listed 1st on all 32 ballots submitted to score perfect 448 points….is 1st Giants player to win award 5 times, as Carl Hubbell (1933 and ’36) and Willie Mays (1954 and ’65) were only players in franchise history to garner MVP twice…with 2004 award, became oldest MVP at age 40 years, 4 months, surpassing Willie Stargell who was 39 years, 7 months when winning in 1979…seized his place in ML record book in 1993 by becoming 1st player ever to win league Most Valuable Player Award (BBWAA) for 3rd time in 4 seasons when he garnered 24 1st-place votes and 372 points en route to NL trophy…joined Jimmie Foxx (’32, ’33 and ’38), Joe DiMaggio (’39, ’41 and ’47), Stan Musial (’43, ’46 and ’48), Roy Campanella (’51, ’53 and ’55), Yogi Berra (’51, ’54 and ’55), Mickey Mantle (’56, ’57 and ’62) and Mike Schmidt (’80, ’81 and ’86) as 1 of only 8 players in baseball history to win MVP award 3 times…previously named MVP with Pittsburgh in 1990 and 1992, barely losing out to Terry Pendleton in ’91 (274-259)…if 2 voters had reversed their votes for 1st and 2nd that year, Bonds would have won 4 awards in a row.

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Weight 2.4 lbs

1 review for Barry Bonds (Big League Challenge-White) Series-1 (2000)

  1. Paul Cunningham

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    2006 Career Highlights:

    After missing nearly all of 2005 campaign following trio of knee surgeries, returned to hit .270 with 26 HRs and 77 RBI in 130 games (120 starts)…ended season on torrid pace, hitting at .368 clip (35-for-95) with 23 runs, 7 2Bs, 10 HRs and 26 RBI over his last 30 games…posted .758 slugging pct. and .487 on-base mark over span (drawing 20 walks, with 2 HBPs)…hot stretch run raised season avg. 35 points (from .235)…was clutch throughout season, leading majors with robust .423 avg. (33-for-78) with RISP…ranked 3rd in big leagues with 115 walks, while pacing majors with 38 intentional bases on balls…would have led majors with .454 on-base pct. if he had accumulated enough plate appearances to qualify (fell 6 short)…reached base safely in 115 of his 130 contests, while scoring or driving in run in 74 efforts…SF was even .500 (60-60) when he was in starting lineup..surpassed Babe Ruth for 2nd on all-time list, and established ML record for most HRs by left-handed hitter, May 28 at AT&T Park with 2-run clout off Colorado right-hander Byung-Hyun Kim…historic homer came on 3-2 pitch at 2:14 p.m. PDT, and travelled estimated 445 feet to center-field bleachers…prior to May 28, Ruth had held either 1st or 2nd place on all-time homer chart (alone or tied) for 84 years, 348 days (courtesy: Bill Arnold/Sports Features Group)…had tied Ruth May 20 at Oakland’s McAfee Coliseum, hammering solo clout off Athletics’ left-hander Brad Halsey to lead off 2nd inning…moved past Hank Aaron and established National League record with his 734th career HR Sept. 23 at Milwuakee, belting solo clout off Brewers’ Chris Capuano…collected 69th career multi-HR game Aug. 29 at Atlanta, connecting twice off Braves’ Tim Hudson…drove in 6 runs Sept. 22 at Milwaukee, 6th career game with at least 6 RBI.

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