On October 4, 2001 — The San Francisco Giants defeat Houston, 10 – 2, as Barry Bonds hits his 70th home run of the season to tie the major league mark set by Mark McGwire. Rookie pitcher Wilfredo Rodriguez surrenders the historic blast.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 4
National Pastime October 4
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