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Spontaneity beats scripted remarks

Originally Published: July 28, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Barry Bonds' 756th home run might come on a chilly night at AT&T Park in San Francisco or -- if his pursuit of Hank Aaron suddenly stalls -- a warm summer evening in Los Angeles or San Diego.

The homer might decide a tense game in the late innings or serve as a meaningless tack-on run in a 12-2 blowout. It could be a tracer just inside the foul pole or a splashdown into McCovey Cove.

Whatever form it takes, the record-breaker could be defined as much by how it sounds ...

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