baseball Political Cartoons
Talk about being juiced! For years, cartoonists have been drawing cartoons about that cheating, steroid-injecting egomaniac Barry Bonds. Now, the lawyers have caught up with everyone else, convicting the former Giants slugger of obstruction of justice.
To check out how cartoonists have depicted Bonds sincd breaking Hank Aaron’s home run record*, check out our new Bonds is Guilty cartoon collection.
* – Hank Aaron never cheated, and Barry Bonds will never be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Barry Bonds, the former San Francisco Giants slugger that defined the steroid era of baseball, has been found guilty of obstructing justice for lying about taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Is this really a surprise? Looking back at our cartoon archives, it seems that everyone came to the conclusion that Bonds was guilty of steroid use years ago. Not to mention that it’s Bonds own arrogance that ended up convicting him. Don’t forget that it was Bonds, under oath before a grand jury nearly eight years ago, who twisted his way around straight-forward questions about steroid use.
I’ve done a good number of Barry Bonds cartoons over the years. Here are some of my favorites: