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Willie Mays implores writers to elect Bonds into HOF: 'Vote this guy in'

Willie Mays is going to bat for his godson.

During Barry Bonds’ number retirement ceremony on Saturday at AT&T Park, Mays walked to the podium and finished his speech by requesting the Baseball Writers’ Association of America elect Bonds into Cooperstown.

“Give somebody honor that deserves to be in the Hall of Fame,” Mays said. “The Hall of Fame is a type of fraternity that when you get there you say ‘man, how did I get here?’ And I want him to have that honor and be something …
MLB | theScore

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