Bonds' historic homer met with mixed emotions

Updated: May 21, 2006, 12:02 AM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Tyler Snyder caught Barry Bonds' 714th homer on the fly Saturday, snagging it cleanly with his glove. The people around the 19-year-old Athletics fan cheered wildly, with nobody assaulting or gouging the holder of the latest Bonds souvenir.

Bonds got a standing ovation from the Bay Area's forgiving faithful -- and then Snyder got to speak the minds of millions of baseball lovers who see Bonds as the game's greatest antihero.

"I hate that guy," Snyder told ...

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