Barry Bonds is an America born gentleman who has earned a living in the field of baseball and has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He is best known for being a left fielder in the baseball profession.
As far as the Major League Baseball (MLB) is concerned, he has played 22 seasons. During his time in MLA, he has played with two names namely San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Biography & Wiki
Barry was born in 1964 on 24 July to Patricia and Bobby Bonds. His father used to be a major league player. He was born in Riverside, California but grew up in San Carlos.
Later, he went to Junipero Serra High School situated in San Mateo. He then attended Arizona State University. He graduated from Arizona with a degree in criminology. Barry was named ASU On Deck Circle Most Valuable Player.
Bond is married to Susann Margreth Branco. They are blessed with two children namely Nikolai and Shikari. They later got divorced in June 1994, separated in December 1994, and had their marriage revoked in 1997 by the Catholic Church.
Barry started his career in San Mateo, California. This was during his stay in Junipero Sierra High School. He used to be a footballer and played baseball as well as basketball. Barry’s professional career began he was selected for Major League Baseball Draft of 1982. However, he opted to go to college because their pay was less than $70,000.
He began his Major League career with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1986. During his first year as their member, he missed the Rookie of the Year. He ended up at position six after the vote. After Andy Van Slyke joined the team in 1987, Bonds moved from playing center field to left field.
Los Angeles Dodgers denied the rumor that Barry was to join their team in exchange for John Wetteland and Jeff Hamilton.
After the Pirates lost for the third time in a row, Barry decided to leave. Bonds later became a team member of San Francisco Giants in 1993. It is in this period that he became better and even broke records. In 2001 Bonds broke the record set by Mark three years back. He set the record to seventy-three.
During one of the summers, he played with a team of Alaska Basketball League known as Alaska Goldpanners. Also, while he was playing for giants, he had a minor role on Jane’s House. He retired in 2007.
Awards and Achievements
Barry Bonds has won several awards. In college, he was a Sporting News All-American selection. Bonds went on to set NCAA record with seven consecutive hits in College World Series and was also named to All-Time College World Series Team in 1996.
Also, he has won Babe Ruth Home Run Award as well as Baseball America All-star. Others are Baseball America Major League Player of the Year for the years and MLB All-Star. Also, Major League Player, Rawlings Gold Glove Award at outfield and Silver Slugger Award at outfield.
Net worth of Barry Bonds
Barry Bonds has an estimated net worth of million USD. He earned most of his money from his appearance in baseball as he was committed towards this since his tender age. By controlling his lifestyle and not spending much of what he earns, Barry gains $2,465,000 reliably after appraisals, lifestyle, and additional expenses. He has also appeared on a television show, and the chances are high that he got paid too.
Barry’s wealth now: $85 million
Barry Bonds is a former baseball player. He has played for two teams namely Pittsburgh Pirates as well as San Francisco Giants. He retired from his profession in 2007. Bonds is a man hard to forget because he is indeed a great player. His record speaks for itself. So does the long list of awards and honors that he has earned.