TMZ actually managed to coax Barry Bonds, out for a little stroll in Santa Monica, into expressing support for the Giants in their upcoming playoff series. Here’s what he said:

“I’ll always be a Giants fan. The Giants are my heart. The city I love. Like I always try to tell people, I don’t really have fans in San Francisco, I have family. That’s my family. So if you think I’m going for Philadelphia, forget it. I never go out without my people. I ‘m a Giant for life. I love you. Much love to San Francisco.”

He then expressed a hope that the Giants flog, metaphorically, the collective derrieres of the Phillies. But he said it in a much pithier fashion. Video here.

Bonds speaks! 14 October,2010Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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