Out at home

Barry Bonds is ready for a comeback

Updated: June 19, 2012, 10:36 AM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN The Magazine

WHEN HE WAS at his zenith in 2004 -- fortified by a 232-walk, 45-home-run season, a streak of four consecutive MVP awards and a reputation as the most fearsome offensive player since Babe Ruth -- Barry Bonds was untouchable, more powerful than his manager, his owner, the commissioner and the union. Three years before he would be exorcised from baseball, he was convinced he would never need the sport's acceptance or cooperation. "When my time in the game is up, you missed the ...

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