|Barry Bonds (center) with Willie McCovey (left) and god father Willie Mays (right) after he hit his 500th home run.|
|McCovey Cove and AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif.|
Bonds earned the pitchers' respect partly by knocking pitches into the ocean, just beyond the shallow right field wall at Pac Bell Park, now AT&T Park.
That area of the water was honored after one Willie McCovey, and was called "McCovey Cove." See how it all came together?