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Commissioner's statement on Bonds breaking home run record
08/08/2007 1:10 AM ET
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement tonight after Barry Bonds set the career home run record:

"I congratulate Barry Bonds for establishing a new career home run record. Barry's achievement is noteworthy and remarkable.

"After Barry came out of the game, I congratulated him by telephone and had MLB executive vice president Jimmie Lee Solomon and Hall of Famer Frank Robinson -- both of whom were at the game and witnessed the record-breaking home run -- meet with him on my behalf. While the issues which have swirled around this record will continue to work themselves toward resolution, today is a day for congratulations on a truly remarkable achievement."

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