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Bonds joins 500 HR club
Giants left fielder and future Hall of Famer Barry Bonds has homered his way into a select group of the greatest sluggers of all time -- men who have hit 500 or more home runs.

Swift, snappy swing has served Bonds well
Barry Bonds may be a complex man, but he has hit 500 home runs largely because of the same simple swing he's consistently displayed throughout his 15 years in the majors.

Mays, McCovey welcome Bonds to 500
Barry Bonds celebrated his entry into the 500 home run club with fellow Giants and 500-plus home run members Willie Mays and Willie McCovey.

Baseball tips cap to Bonds
Major Leaguers are abuzz over the latest player to hit 500 home runs.

Bonds' career a smashing success
It begins quietly, perhaps one lone fan rising to his feet and imploring his section to join in. Slowly, it spreads, until an entire ballpark, tens of thousands of voices strong, is chanting in unison. "Bar-ry! Bar-ry! Bar-ry!"

Meet the rest of the club
Only 16 other players in Major League Baseball history have experienced hitting No. 500.

How high can Bonds go?
How many home runs will Barry Bonds eventually have? Can he pass Mays? Or challenge Aaron?

Junior, A-Rod may join Bonds in the record books
We may soon make this kind of fuss over Ken Griffey Jr., Alex Rodriguez or a handful of other sluggers.

Where have all the 500 home run balls gone?
Some are in the Hall of Fame. Others have been sold for a lot of money. Find out the stories surrounding the balls that made history.

Reeling in the big one at McCovey Cove
Bonds' 500th is one valuable catch. Just ask the guy who scooped it up in his fishnet -- and the guy who authenticated everything surrounding the event.

How to catch a 500th home run ball
For many fans, it's like dreaming of winning the lottery. You're in the bleachers, or atop the Arcade section or even strolling along the Portwalk when here it comes: the baseball.

Dodgers' Adams on wrong side of history
Several pitchers discuss what it's like to give up an historic home run.

Bonds negotiating for historic ball
Fan with ball also hooked first Pac Bell splash homer


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500 HR Club
 
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PLAYER
Hank Aaron
Babe Ruth
Willie Mays
Frank Robinson
Harmon Killebrew
Reggie Jackson
Mark McGwire
Mike Schmidt
Mickey Mantle
Jimmie Foxx
Willie McCovey
Ted Williams
Ernie Banks
Eddie Mathews
Mel Ott
Eddie Murray
Barry Bonds
HR
755
714
660
586
573
563
555
548
536
534
521
521
512
512
511
504
501

Notable HR families
Sandy Alomar
Sandy Alomar Jr.*
Roberto Alomar*
Total

Felipe Alou
Moises Alou*
Total

Gus Bell
Buddy Bell
Total

Buddy Bell
David Bell*
Total

Ray Boone
Bob Boone
Total

Bob Boone
Aaron Boone*
Bret Boone*
Total

Bobby Bonds
Barry Bonds*
Total

Ken Griffey
Ken Griffey Jr.*
Total
 
* - Active
13
94
170
277

206
175
381

206
201
407

201
47
248

151
105
256

105
28
126
259

332
501
833

152
438
590