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

  • Published on May 7, 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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  • Mayor West CSGO
    Mayor West CSGO 3 days ago

    "One answered reporters questions and is white. The other didn't and is black." It makes sense the media didn't like the one not answering their questions. What does race have to do with it?

  • MrMowky
    MrMowky 5 days ago

    This really disintegrated into a personal attack by SB Nation on Jeff Kent. And yet another "what if it's all racism?" detour.

  • Mr. Groovy 2 Shoes
    Mr. Groovy 2 Shoes 9 days ago

    Had no idea that racism had anything to do with their beef. You brought it up so I was just wondering.

    BIFF NAKED 10 days ago

    In other words white?.. Hey's ok to be white..

  • Φρεδερίκκ
    Φρεδερίκκ 12 days ago

    Man I love these series. I've wasted over 5 or 6 hours watching all of these.

  • Gavin C
    Gavin C 12 days ago +3

    Here we go, we have more soyboys who like to tie racism into everything.

  • Jake Wheelie
    Jake Wheelie 14 days ago

    Who was the bigger a*@h*le?

  • Cristian Munoz
    Cristian Munoz 15 days ago +1

    This cuck keeps on calling white privilege.

  • 1234Peacekeeper
    1234Peacekeeper 15 days ago +1

    I like how you slip the racism angle into this beef.
    Great example of media creativity

  • Striker92
    Striker92 16 days ago

    Man Barry was almost a brave imagine him and chipper jones in the same lineup for 10 years

  • ludgatecircus15
    ludgatecircus15 21 day ago

    "White?" Ummm, you got the wrong sport. If you said this was the NBA, perhaps that is a demeaning but arguably accurate description. In the MLB, that is absurd. Remember, black players are a very small percentage of players. It is not about the wildly atheistic black player in this league. It is a game that simply does not require extreme athleticism. Hard work, focus, desire to win, etc. are much more relevant regardless whether the player is a latino, caucasian or black. Check your own stereo typing at the door.

  • Exiled
    Exiled Month ago +2

    So basically, jeff kent was rosa parks but with a moustache?

  • JonGCruz
    JonGCruz Month ago

    This guy is better than Bob Costas! Great work.

  • Dave Richards
    Dave Richards Month ago

    Bonds's has puncture wounds in his butt cheeks.

  • wanderlustwarrior
    wanderlustwarrior Month ago

    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 Month ago

    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 Month ago

    Beef History: Cody Parkey vs the uprights.

  • Thomas Sifford
    Thomas Sifford Month ago

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

  • BKK
    BKK Month ago +1

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

  • Peyton C. Carter
    Peyton C. Carter Month ago

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

  • Splash H2O
    Splash H2O Month ago +1

    Bonds wasn’t proven to be Juicing though 💉💉

    • Butter Johnson
      Butter Johnson 2 days ago

      It's kind of like OJ Simpson though. You KNOW what happened.

  • Splash H2O
    Splash H2O Month ago

    Bonds is a true Gemini ♊️ Bi Polar

  • Walter Fox
    Walter Fox Month ago +3

    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 Month ago

    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 Month ago +2

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

  • Joshua Crumley
    Joshua Crumley Month ago

    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 Month ago +3

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

    • no
      no Month ago

      No just true

  • 26
    26 Month ago +1

    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 Month ago +1

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

  • Chris Wehlen
    Chris Wehlen Month ago +2

    Interesting content but the liberal commentary is cringeworthy.

  • Clint Culberson
    Clint Culberson Month ago

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

  • Trevor Gori
    Trevor Gori 2 months ago +3

    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 2 months ago +3

    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 Month ago

      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.
      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 2 months ago +2

    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 2 months ago

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

  • Gus Sfakianos
    Gus Sfakianos 2 months ago

    100 million now worth billions 26 years later

  • Gus Sfakianos
    Gus Sfakianos 2 months ago

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

  • Mike Miller
    Mike Miller 2 months ago

    One cheated and the other didn't. The End

  • Julian Holmes
    Julian Holmes 2 months ago

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

  • Lewis Crowder
    Lewis Crowder 2 months ago +2

    Anti-white slander at its finest.

  • Raymond Olguin
    Raymond Olguin 2 months ago +1

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

  • Jonny G
    Jonny G 2 months ago +1

    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 2 months ago +2

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

  • Donnell Adams
    Donnell Adams 2 months ago

    Skip bayless ALWAYS has to add his 2 cents in.

  • charlieq2012
    charlieq2012 2 months ago +1

    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 2 months ago +2

    This scrawny little white guy is irritating.

  • DanDaMan2019
    DanDaMan2019 2 months ago +1

    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 2 months ago +2

    The Edmonton Oilers Collapse

  • my_soles_clean
    my_soles_clean 2 months ago

    It's weird how much I enjoy these videos.

  • Dj Hughes
    Dj Hughes 2 months ago +1

    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 2 months ago

    Joan Walsh? Lol, what a card!

  • Travis Lindberg
    Travis Lindberg 2 months ago

    How can they both win mvp wtf?

  • YoungWhite C.A
    YoungWhite C.A 2 months ago

    Hie name is LEY-land, not Leeland

  • Mayo Luck
    Mayo Luck 2 months ago +1

    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 2 months ago

    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 2 months ago

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

  • i800thizz
    i800thizz 2 months ago

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

  • MoonbaseEagle1
    MoonbaseEagle1 2 months ago +1

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

  • Kevin Corso
    Kevin Corso 2 months ago

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

  • Ghyt Hagtretd
    Ghyt Hagtretd 2 months ago +2

    Blue collar = white? Oh great politicised sports docs