[Marxism] Bonds Hits 755th Homer to Tie Aaron

Walter Lippmann walterlx at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 4 21:03:16 MDT 2007


August 4, 2007
Bonds Hits 755th Homer to Tie Aaron
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Filed at 10:45 p.m. ET

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Barry Bonds swung, took a half-dozen steps and
clapped his hands. With no trace of a smile but a strong shot for all
the doubters, he caught Hank Aaron and tied the career home run
record Saturday night.

No. 755 was an opposite-field drive to left field, moving Bonds
within one swing of having baseball's pinnacle of power all to
himself.

Commissioner Bud Selig stood up and put his hands in his pockets
while Bonds' family hugged and high-fived. When Bonds crossed the
plate, he lifted his batboy son, Nikolai, and carried him several
steps in an embrace.

The Petco Park crowd stood and cheered, with some boos mixed in, when
the San Francisco slugger homered off Clay Hensley in the second
inning. Several fans held up asterisk signs.

Bonds was booed as he headed to left field at the end of the inning.


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