Barry Bonds serves as a Special Advisor to the CEO. Bonds represents the organization at various community and organizational events in San Francisco. He also attends the Giants' Spring Training Camp in Scottsdale, Arizona and works with the organizations' young players.
Bonds signed with the Giants in 1993 and spent his final 15 Major League seasons in a San Francisco uniform, compiling a .312 batting average with 381 doubles, 41 triples, 586 home runs and 1,440 RBI in 1,976 games. He can be found throughout the SF-era record books, ranking in the top 10 for batting average (first), games (third), at-bats (third - 6,263), runs (first - 1,555), hits (third - 1,951), doubles (first), triples (fourth), home runs (first), RBI (first), stolen bases (first - 263) and walks (first - 1,947).
Bonds won seven NL MVP awards, eight Gold Glove awards and received 14 All-Star selections during his storied 22-year Major League career with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1986-92) and San Francisco Giants (1993- 2007). He was a two-time winner of the National League batting title and the lone member of baseball's 500 homer-500 steal club holds Major League Baseball's all-time records for home runs (762) and walks (2,558).
Bonds' impressive resume also includes baseball's single-season records for home runs (73 in 2001), walks (232 in 2004), intentional walks (120 in 2004), on-base percentage (.609 in 2004) and slugging percentage (.863 in 2001).
The Giants will retire Bonds' uniform number 25 and celebrate his career on August 11, 2018 when the club hosts the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bonds will join an elite group of New York and San Francisco Giants players as the 12th player to receive this honor.