What if … Bonds had thrown out Bream?

Updated: October 24, 2008, 9:19 PM ET
By Mark Simon | ESPN.com

GAME 7, 1992 NLCS

What happened: Braves pinch hitter Francisco Cabrera singled home two runs in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Braves a 3-2 win, and a 4-3 series victory over the Pirates.

But what if … Barry Bonds, heeding, instead of ignoring the advice of Andy Van Slyke, had moved in a step, prior to Cabrera's swing, then thrown Sid Bream out at the plate, sending the game into extra innings?

Oh, we can imagine how a reputation would have changed that day. ...

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