He said the most historically important event he covered was "The Game of the Century," Houston's victory against UCLA in 1968 that snapped the Bruins' 47-game winning streak.
"Yes, for what he did for the game of baseball, I'd say so," said former Giants teammate Tim Lincecum, the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner whose first season was Bonds' last. "It'd be kind of hard to argue it. When you're found innocent, it's hard to argue with that either. ... It's probably a load off his shoulders."