|Bonds hits 739th career homer|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 21 April 2007 10:36|
The 42-year-old San Francisco slugger moved within 17 homers of breaking Hank Aaron's career record of 755 with his fifth homer of the season.
Bonds fouled off the first pitch of the inning against Edgar Gonzalez, a ball that landed just out of the reach of third baseman Chad Tracy. Bonds then hit the next ball well over the center-field fence. There was no doubt it would clear the fence and the scoreboard flashed ``739'' before the ball even landed.
It was his second homer in five career at-bats against Gonzalez.