Bonds Ties Hank Aaron's Home Run Record The commissioner of baseball calls Bonds' 755th home run noteworthy and remarkable but acknowledges the drug controversy. And fans in San Diego, normally pretty laid-back, mixed boos with their cheers during Bonds' home run trot.
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Bonds Ties Hank Aaron's Home Run Record

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Bonds Ties Hank Aaron's Home Run Record

Bonds Ties Hank Aaron's Home Run Record

Bonds Ties Hank Aaron's Home Run Record

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With the hit of his 755th home run, Barry Bonds tied Hank Aaron's record Saturday night in San Diego.

The commissioner of baseball released a statement calling the home run noteworthy and remarkable but also acknowledging the controversy surrounding the event.

And the baseball fans in San Diego, normally a pretty laid-back bunch, mixed boos with their cheers during Bonds' home run trot.