publication date: Monday, July 16, 2007 (part of Round XXX)

category: Sports

clue: Statistics and steroids may have made him a Giant, but he hasn't forged lasting bonds with fans.

explanation: Bonds played baseball for the San Francisco Giants, and was unpopular with fans for steroid controversies despite holding numerous records. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Wendy Hampson, and Justin Hampson

trivia: Scott wanted to publish this goo the day after Bonds broke the all-time home run record, but the timing couldn't be worked out and the goo was published several days beforehand.


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