He still had the chance to be the all-time homerun king, but without steroids there's now way he would've destroyed the record the way he did. Many dislike Bonds for his demeanor, while others harbor ill will because they believe that without a shadow of a doubt (based on circumstantial evidence like his head being the size of the moon), Bonds used performance enhancing drugs. Now he had never tested positive or admitted PED use, but many look to the physique and productivity changes he made as he grew older as signs he was using some form of enchancement. Along with his involvement with BALCO.

What could've been: Barry Bonds was never your average athlete, even as a smaller guy coming into the league he was a great player. He had already won multiple MVPs and was a sure-fire Hall of Famer. If it weren't for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa's 1998 home run chase, Bonds would've never resorted to using PEDs. Once Ken Griffey Jr started getting injured, Barry was the best all-around player in baseball.