Barry Bonds' beef with Jeff Kent included stolen bus seats, motorcycle mishaps, and a dugout fight

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  • Published: 07 May 2019
  • Barry Bonds and Jeff Kent were never going to get along. Bonds was self-centered, standoffish, and unwilling to conform to norms (or rules) to achieve his legendary accomplishments. Kent took himself and the traditions of baseball extremely seriously, even if it rubbed people the wrong way.

    When they became teammates as Giants, everyone figured there would be blow-ups, and they were right: They battled in the clubhouse, on the field, on a bus during spring training, and in the dugout in full view of TV cameras. In spite of it all, they had great success together, even reaching a World Series.

    This episode of BEEF HISTORY covers the fraught Bonds-Kent relationship, the success in spite of that, and the differing reputations of these two men who, despite appearances, had some very important things in common.

    Written and produced by Seth Rosenthal
    Shot and edited by Jiazhen Zhang

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Comments • 1 227

  • JonGCruzNY
    JonGCruzNY  2 days back

    This guy is better than Bob Costas! Great work.

    • Dave Richards
      Dave Richards  7 days back

      Bonds's has puncture wounds in his butt cheeks.

      • wanderlustwarrior
        wanderlustwarrior  7 days back

        We all know the negatives of Bonds, but wow, Kent just seems like a damn weasel, doing things for show, that people make excuses for.

        • wanderlustwarrior
          wanderlustwarrior  7 days back

          3:50 it's weird how I'm not at all surprised that that sentence ended with "in other words, white", given the general use of those terms just for certain people.

          • LuigiKing46
            LuigiKing46  1 weeks back

            Beef History: Cody Parkey vs the uprights.

            • Thomas Sifford
              Thomas Sifford  1 weeks back

              The most crazy thing is you see how much bigger bonds was later in his career than when he was younger

              • BKK
                BKK  1 weeks back

                "In other words, white"
                Wtf does skin color have to do with anything , you moron??

                • Peyton C. Carter
                  Peyton C. Carter  2 weeks back

                  First Jeff Kent then Madison Bumgarner falls of a motor bike/quad

                  • Splash H2O
                    Splash H2O  2 weeks back

                    Bonds wasn’t proven to be Juicing though 💉💉

                    • Splash H2O
                      Splash H2O  2 weeks back

                      Bonds is a true Gemini ♊️ Bi Polar

                      • Walter Fox
                        Walter Fox  2 weeks back

                        Damn u r really big on this black and white angle...u dont mention that the rumors were already out to the media that Bonds was juicing...Kent is still a douche btw...but r u saying their beef was a color thing???

                        • Ken's Channel
                          Ken's Channel  2 weeks back

                          The True Story is....My friend played Right Field for the Giants in this timeframe. Barry was well liked by his teammates. Kent was not. But see, the media loved Kent and his "gosh golly" persona, so his image was a much better, even though his teammates hated him. Bonds on the other hand, hated the media. So the media had no problem skewer Bonds any chance they could. When my friend joined the team (he was a lefty), the first person that came up to him at his first BP, was Bonds who gave him batting tips. I've personally met Bonds several times, and he was always nice and cordial...and never surly. He was especially kind to my kids when we met him at Burger King in San Carlos and his Bagel shop in Redwood Shores.

                          • Edward Bretzius
                            Edward Bretzius  2 weeks back

                            "Oh this thing happened this way? Well what if it was exactly how i imagined it in my head? Checkmate, bigot"

                            • Kaml Toes
                              Kaml Toes  2 weeks back

                              Surliness? Ego? Didnt like the media? You put this in a video? Jesus the liberal sjw with SB nation is real. Unsubbed. Buh bye.

                              • Joshua Crumley
                                Joshua Crumley  2 weeks back

                                So, what you're saying is, Kent was better, but Bonds didnt know it because he was taking steriods, which he also didnt know about? Bonds = Guilty. McGuire = Guilty. Both of them are losers, Neither deserve that Record.

                                • Comment Below
                                  Comment Below  3 weeks back

                                  What's with the "white" comment? Maybe becoming SJW?

                                  • no
                                    no  3 weeks back

                                    No just true

                                • 26
                                  26  3 weeks back

                                  Keep in mind that the media does the voting for the Hall of Fame. The rumors don't help, of course, but I wonder how much of this is the writers getting back at Bonds. Perhaps a little bit at Kent as well.

                                  • Scott Bayley
                                    Scott Bayley  3 weeks back

                                    This is shocking. I thought dudes with 'staches were supposed to stick together.

                                    • Chris Wehlen
                                      Chris Wehlen  4 weeks back

                                      Interesting content but the liberal commentary is cringeworthy.

                                      • Clint Culberson
                                        Clint Culberson  4 weeks back

                                        Ha ha what a finishing line. Dude I so love your videos

                                        • Trevor Gori
                                          Trevor Gori  4 weeks back

                                          So is Seth's opinion that Jeff Kent didn't have a blue collar upbringing? And wasn't the union rep for the team? Or is he just throwing in some editorializing because he can't help himself...

                                          • Dark Demonik
                                            Dark Demonik  4 weeks back

                                            What does skin color have to do with anything? Pulling fake news out of Salon- Unfollow the channel... you have a better shot in getting the real news from a real salon than that pos rag

                                            • Goober Magoob
                                              Goober Magoob  4 weeks back

                                              Dark Demonik you’re barking up the wrong tree. It’s not worth it seeing as how there is one group in particular it is allowable to hate.

                                              https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1158856108183891969.html

                                              You should read this. This is the bigotry you aren’t supposed to talk about but it’s everywhere you look. Expect hate for your innocuous observation.

                                          • Gus Sfakianos
                                            Gus Sfakianos  4 weeks back

                                            Typical liberal bullshit. 3:55 this is what happens when you put all these Soy boy 115 pound geeks together to talk sports. Smh

                                            • Gus Sfakianos
                                              Gus Sfakianos  4 weeks back

                                              Kent benefitted wildly batting behind bonds. He would never put up the numbers he did without bonds behind him

                                              • Gus Sfakianos
                                                Gus Sfakianos  4 weeks back

                                                100 million now worth billions 26 years later

                                                • Gus Sfakianos
                                                  Gus Sfakianos  4 weeks back

                                                  I remember when they played. Kent hated Bonds and rightfully so

                                                  • Mike Miller
                                                    Mike Miller  4 weeks back

                                                    One cheated and the other didn't. The End

                                                    • Julian Holmes
                                                      Julian Holmes  4 weeks back

                                                      Kent was drinkin the same kool aid monta ellis had in his cup

                                                      • Hail Rockwell
                                                        Hail Rockwell  4 weeks back

                                                        Anti-white slander at its finest.

                                                        • Raymond Olguin
                                                          Raymond Olguin  4 weeks back

                                                          Bonds is garbage. He's a cheater and none of his records should stand. Can you say asterisk man??? 🤣

                                                          • Jonny G
                                                            Jonny G  4 weeks back

                                                            I don't think you stated enough times how sports reporters are racist. If you're nice to the media you can get away with murder and they won't report it if you're shitty with them they will write every bad thing they can about you

                                                            • Politically Incorrect
                                                              Politically Incorrect  4 weeks back

                                                              You guys make good videos but your sjws which is really whack

                                                              • Donnell Adams
                                                                Donnell Adams  1 months back

                                                                Skip bayless ALWAYS has to add his 2 cents in.

                                                                • charlieq2012
                                                                  charlieq2012  1 months back

                                                                  I remember seeing them fight and thought that the season was over. Lo and behold they got down to business and went to the World Series.

                                                                  • Bifford Trousertrout
                                                                    Bifford Trousertrout  1 months back

                                                                    This scrawny little white guy is irritating.

                                                                    • DanDaMan2019
                                                                      DanDaMan2019  1 months back

                                                                      No matter the stories, the drugs, or the animosity that Barry Bonds faced. I am still a fan. ALL-TIME homerun leader.

                                                                      • charlie rothstein
                                                                        charlie rothstein  1 months back

                                                                        The Edmonton Oilers Collapse

                                                                        • my_soles_clean
                                                                          my_soles_clean  1 months back

                                                                          It's weird how much I enjoy these videos.

                                                                          • Dj Hughes
                                                                            Dj Hughes  1 months back

                                                                            Thank you for that race comment 👍..... White players with bad attitudes get praise.... While Blac players get chastised in the media. Thank you for at least recognizing it.

                                                                            • DesChem
                                                                              DesChem  1 months back

                                                                              Joan Walsh? Lol, what a card!

                                                                              • Travis Lindberg
                                                                                Travis Lindberg  1 months back

                                                                                How can they both win mvp wtf?

                                                                                • YoungWhite C.A
                                                                                  YoungWhite C.A  1 months back

                                                                                  Hie name is LEY-land, not Leeland

                                                                                  • Mayo Luck
                                                                                    Mayo Luck  1 months back

                                                                                    Kent is a Texan what you expect, we dont put up with bullshit unless its one of our own...Texan that is....not white if Barry been from Texas this beef would have never happen(maybe in the media but not between them). They would have been bff

                                                                                    Oh it cant be racism either, you know California is so inclusive to minorities and wouldnt dare treat a blk player the way ppl portrayed it.

                                                                                    Btw i do think thats why they did it, just funny how West coast claims its so ahead of thre rest of the country when it comes to racism, yet have all the riots bc of it snd continually treat blk players like crap hmmm...🤔

                                                                                    • Noel Lopez
                                                                                      Noel Lopez  1 months back

                                                                                      SF Chronicle had a list of top ten blunders Giants had committed in their history, number 1 on the list letting Jeff Kent leave via free agency

                                                                                      • Aaron Hanks
                                                                                        Aaron Hanks  1 months back

                                                                                        I knew jeff kent, he was an a-hole. He was married to the sweetest woman you could imagine.

                                                                                        • i800thizz
                                                                                          i800thizz  1 months back

                                                                                          the real MVP is J.T Snow !!! nobody ever talk about him ..

                                                                                          • MoonbaseEagle1
                                                                                            MoonbaseEagle1  1 months back

                                                                                            You have the best background music ever. Is this original music or stock stuff? Just awesome.

                                                                                            • Kevin Corso
                                                                                              Kevin Corso  1 months back

                                                                                              They should a corner in the hall of fame and call it the hall of infamy.