If you were to ask any Los Angeles Dodgers fan who is the player they hated the most from the late 90’s to the mid 2000’s, chances are they would say “Barry Bonds.”
The slugging left fielder played for the Dodgers hated bay area rivals the San Francisco Giants from 1993-2007. Despite the animosity towards Bonds from most of the league, his skills at the plate cannot be denied (steroid rumors aside).
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So obviously, aspiring big leaguers couldn’t do much better in the hitting role model department than Bonds. A very familiar face for this Dodgers team recently went on Fox Sports Live and shared a funny run in he had with the current Miami Marlins hitting coach.
It seems as though Bonds has just lost a lifelong fan. Ironically, while Bonds may not have been the most personable player or now coach, Pederson is just the opposite despite his recent ascent into stardom. This is well documented as recently Pederson helped a younger fan ask his date to prom.
Watch Pederson’s full interview below: