Bonds reaches 70 homers

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds hit his 70th home run of the year Thursday night, equaling the seemingly unreachable single-season record established just three seasons ago by Mark

Bonds named player of the month

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants left fielder Barry Bonds, hoping to become the single-season home run record holder, was named Thursday as the National League Player of th

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San Francisco 11, Houston 8

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds again failed to homer Wednesday night, but he walked three times and scored three runs as the San Francisco Giants pulled within three games of the

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Barry Bonds
Barry Bonds and his wife Liz Watson arrive for the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute to Neil Diamond in Los Angeles on February 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

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Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder. Bonds played from 1986 to 2007, for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. He is the son of former major league All-Star Bobby Bonds. He debuted in the Major Leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1986 and joined the San Francisco Giants in 1993, where he stayed through 2007.

Bonds' accomplishments during his baseball career place him among the greatest baseball players of all-time. He has a record-setting seven Most Valuable Player awards, including a record-setting four consecutive MVPs. He is a 14-time All-Star and 8-time Gold Glove-winner. He holds numerous Major League Baseball records, including the all-time Major League Baseball home run record with 762 and the single-season Major League record for home runs with 73 (set in 2001), and is also the all-time career leader in both walks (2,558) and intentional walks (688).

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