On May 28, 2006 — Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants hits the 715th home run of his 21-year major league career to surpass Babe Ruth for sole possession of second place on the all-time list. Hank Aaron is the all-time leader with 755 home runs. Bonds connects on a 90-mph 3-2 fastball in the bottom of the 4th inning off Byung-Hyun Kim of the Colorado Rockiesbefore a near-capacity crowed at AT&T Park. Colorado wins the game, 6 – 3, as Kim becomes the 421st pitcher to surrender a home run to the 41-year-old slugger.
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