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Barry Bonds’ Bases on Balls single season 232 and career 2558

To draw a walk requires a lot of discipline, patience at the plate, and knowledge of the strike zone.  Know one did it better than the most hated man in baseball.  Barry Bonds was pitched around so many times that the slugger may have seen one good pitch a game.  To his credit he never chase the ball outside the strike zone.  If it wasn’t a strike then he would gladly take that piece of armor off his right arm and head on down to first base.  Bonds led the league in walks twelve time and he also holds the single season (120) and career mark of intentional walk (688).

AP

AP

Buck Showalter intentional walk Barry Bonds with the bases-loaded; with two outs and a one run lead. The bold decision resulted in a victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Bonds surpassed Rickey Henderson career walk of (2190) and Bobby Abreu is the leading active member with 1474.  As far as breaking the intentional walks; Albert Pujols is 12 shy of Hank Aaron (293) for second on the list.

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