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Slugger Barry Bonds had 1994 starring role in a movie about fraternity hazing

Little-Known Fact: SF Giants slugger Barry Bonds (who tied Hank Aaron’s all-time record tonight) starred as a New York state senator in the 1994 movie Broken Pledges fictionalized from the book by the same name by Hank Nuwer. Also starring was Linda Gray as Eileen Stevens, mother of deceased pledge Chuck Stenzel (that part was NOT fictionalized).

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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