"If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be no help."
President John F. Kennedy
In a speech he was scheduled to deliver in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963.
"I don't think you could ever dream of surpassing players of that stature. There are no words for it. I'm just grateful."
San Francisco Giants slugger, after becoming the first player to win four Most Valuable Player Awards. Before Bonds, the only three-time MVPs were Roy Campanella, Stan Musial and Mike Schmidt in the National League, and Jimmie Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle in the American League.