SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (CBs SF) — After spending a yr because the hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, former San Francisco star Barry Bonds shall be becoming a member of the Giants entrance workplace employees this season as a particular advisor to group president Larry Baer, the membership introduced Tuesday.
Bonds — like Giants legends Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Orlando Cepeda — will characterize the staff at numerous group and organizational occasions in San Francisco.
He may even be becoming a member of the membership at Spring coaching and can work the membership’s minor leaguers.
“We’re delighted to welcome Barry again residence to the Giants,” stated Baer within the information launch. “As one of many biggest gamers of all-time, Barry’s contributions to our group are legendary…We sit up for working with him once more.”
For his half, Bonds was wanting ahead to returning to the membership the place he performed from 1993 till his retirement in 2007. Alongside the best way, Bonds turned baseball’s all-time residence run hitter but in addition turned the face of baseball’s steroid period.
“San Francisco has all the time been my residence and the Giants will all the time be my household,” he stated within the assertion. “I look ahead to spending time with the workforce, younger gamers within the system in addition to the Bay Space group.”