Authors Allege Barry Bonds Feet Increased Three Shoe Sizes After Steroid Use

HONEY, HAVE YOU SEEN MY SHOEHORN? Tom Verducci of reports that in a new afterword for the paperback version of Game of Shadows, which chronicles the ongoing steroid-fueled saga of Barry Bonds’ off-field shenanigans, “the authors detail in their afterword the freakish growth of Bonds’ body parts in his years with the Giants: from size 42 to a size 52 jersey; from size 10 1/2 to size 13 cleats; and from a size 7 1/8 to size 7 1/4 cap, even though he had taken to shaving his head.”

Barry Bonds Shoe Size

Authors of the book: “The changes in his foot and head size. were of special interest: medical experts said overuse of human growth hormone could cause an adult’s extremities to begin growing, aping the symptoms of the glandular disorder acromegaly.