Yearbook, Aug. 7: Barry Bonds hits 756

August, 7, 2012
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Aug. 7, 2007: You can love him. You can hate him. You can question the methods he used to get there. No matter what, there's no denying the achievement: On this day five years ago, Barry Bonds homered off Washington Nationals pitcher Mike Bacsik, giving the slugger one more home run than former king Hank Aaron.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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