No slowing down

Barry Bonds will likely go from 500 to 700 homers in less than 3½ years -- lightning quick compared to Aaron and Ruth.

Originally Published: August 26, 2004
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Editor's note: This story originally aired on SportsCenter.

It doesn't seem that long ago that we were talking about Barry Bonds' 500th home run. Now he is closing in on 700, a mystical number reached by two men in history, the legendary Babe Ruth, and Hank Aaron, the all-time home run king. Move over Hank, here comes Barry, joining the Biggest Threesome in sports. The 700 Club. The Holy Trinity of home run hitters.

It seems we were just talking about Bonds' 500th because we ...

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