Before They Were Stars
HOT GALLERY: Like Father, Like Son—Guess These Sporty Father/Son Combos Before They Were Stars
"I'm gonna be like you, dad..." Harry Chapin wasn't singing about father and son athletes in his classic tune "Cat's in the Cradle", but he could have been. The song wouldn't have been quite so ironic, though. Most fathers would love to see their sons follow in their footsteps, especially if those footsteps lead to the field of professional sports. Here are some of our favorite father and son athlete combos. By Brett Singer
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Barry and Bobby Bonds (MLB)—Now
Bobby Bonds and his son Barry do kind of look alike in the old photos, except for Barry’s hair. (Barry. The hair. Wow.) Both Bonds had long careers with the San Francisco Giants, and Barry is baseball’s all-time home run leader; here is Bonds hitting his 756th homer to break the record.