Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002 | 10:09 a.m.
Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants, fresh off his record-setting 73-home run performance in 2001, will lead an impressive lineup of baseball's top sluggers when the Big League Challenge returns to Cashman Field on Feb. 9.
The contest will also feature defending champion Rafael Palmeiro, Luis Gonzalez, Jim Thome, Todd Helton, Shawn Green and Richie Sexson.
Big League Challenge tickets are priced at $20 for reserved seats and $8 for general admission. Tickets can be bought at the 51s' Cashman Field box office, Ticketmaster outlets or by phoning 474-4000.
The contest starts at 11 a.m. on Feb. 9 and will be televised by ESPN at a later date.