Bonds hits home run No. 714, ties Babe Ruth
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The agonizing wait is over for Barry Bonds. He and the Babe are even at 714.
Bonds tied Babe Ruth for second place on the career home run list Saturday, ending a nine-game slump with a shot into the first deck of the elevated stands in right-center during San Francisco's 4-2, 10-inning victory over the Oakland Athletics.
The second-inning drive landed about eight rows up in the seats
overlooking the high fence just to the left of the out-of-town
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