A slim Bonds belted his first career home run -- a solo shot -- as a rookie off the Braves' Craig McMurtry at Atlanta Fulton-County Stadium.
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Bonds hit the century mark with a three-run blast off San Diego's Andy Benes at Three Rivers Stadium. This photo is from earlier in the same season.
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It was a summer to remember for Bonds, who hit Nos. 199 and 200 in the same game against the Phillies at Veterans Stadium. Danny Jackson offered up the first gopherball, while Jose DeLeon was Bonds' second victim.
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Bonds became the fourth member of the 300 home run/300 stolen base club when he went deep off Florida's John Burkett at Candlestick Park.
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Bonds became the first member of the 400/400 club when he went deep off the Marlins' Kirt Ojala at Joe Robbie Stadium.
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A two-run shot off the Dodgers' Terry Adams had Bonds jumping for joy and fans scurrying for the ball in McCovey Cove.
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Mays And Bonds
No. 500 was especially sweet, because Bonds got to celebrate the milestone with his godfather, Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
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Three years after Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' single-season record, Bonds set a new mark with his 73rd off the Dodgers' Dennis Springer.
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At 38, Bonds still displayed a perfect swing and showed it off after jacking No. 600 at Pac Bell off the Pirates' Kip Wells.
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Bonds said hey to Willie Mays by tying his godfather for third place on the all-time list with this shot off the Brewers' Matt Kinney.
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Though his knees were starting to deteriorate (he would hit only eight more homers in the 2005 season after this game), the 40-year-old Bonds joined Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth in the 700 club with this late-season blast.
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Before he smashed No. 714 in the second inning, Barry Bonds had gone 29 at-bats since his last home run. The Athletics' Brad Halsey became the 420th pitcher to give up a homer to Bonds.
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Bonds went 17 at-bats and 24 plate appearances between Nos. 714 and 715, finally passing Babe Ruth with a two-run shot off Colorado's Byung-Hyun Kim.
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