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In familiar locale, Marlins' Willis to face Bonds, weight of history

Updated: July 28, 2007, 3:08 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Dontrelle Willis grew up watching Barry Bonds hit home runs at Candlestick Park. Now, Willis is all that stands between Bonds and history.

After hitting his 754th home run Friday night, Bonds gets set to face Willis and the Florida Marlins on Saturday needing one big swing to tie Hank Aaron's career record.

"I'm a big fan of him,'' Willis said before Friday's game. "He's given me a lot of advice about the game. He's a great athlete. I always ...

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