Bob Costas fires
back at Barry Bonds
Broadcaster Bob Costas
has responded to the offensive comments Barry Bonds made about
day after Barry Bonds called Bob Costas “little midget man who
knows (nothing) about baseball,” the HBO broadcaster gave his
“As anyone can plainly see, I’m 5-6½ and
a strapping 150, and unlike some people, I came by all of it
naturally," Bob Costats snapped back today.
Barry Bonds made the comments about Costas'
height on Wednesday, when he reviewed the interview of the BALCO
chemist Patrick Arnold on the "Costas Now" show, where the
chemists claimed that Bonds knew about the steroid called "the
clear". Calling Bob Costas a "midget" immediately started an
Internet frenzy to find out Bob Costas height 5-6½.
“He’s under tremendous scrutiny and some
pressure. It’s no big deal,” Costas said. “This is a consequence
of doing your job, and I’ve never tried to do my job in any case
with the intention of calling attention to myself. I think if
people watch the program, they can judge for themselves.”
According to NBC, when Barry Bonds was told
that Bob Costas claimed he came by his physique naturally, Bonds
responded, “How do you know?” before going on to say he didn’t
Barry Bonds, who is about to beat Aaron's
record, is under investigation for perjury, related to his
testimony on the BALCO case.
Published on 07/26/2007