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Mt. Crushmore - elevation 600
Mt. Crushmore - elevation 600 Bonds hits 600th home run
With his solo homer in the sixth inning Aug. 9, 2002, against the Pirates' Kip Wells, Barry Bonds became the fourth man in history to hit 600 home runs. more >

Schlegel: Bonds and 755 won't meet
Newman: Bonds and 756 will meet
Career stats: Aaron | Ruth | Mays | Bonds
600 Club: Side-by-side | Year-by-year stats

Bonds' 600th: 56K | 300K   Photo Gallery Photos
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Postgame: Press conference
Photo Galleries: Aaron | Ruth | Mays | Bonds
Wallpaper: 800x600 | 1024x768
600 CLUB: BY THE NUMBERS  

Player HR Home Road 40+ HR
seasons

50+ HR
seasons

Best
season

# of Times as
league leader
# of Seasons/
Age at 600
# of Seasons
post-600
Aaron
Ruth
Mays
Bonds
755
714
660
600
385
347
335
294
370
367
325
306
8
11
6
5
0
4
2
1
47 ('71)
60 ('27)
52 ('65)
73 ('01)
4
12
4
2
18th/37
18th/36
18th/38
16th/38
5
4
4
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  Editorial Lineup -- Barry and the 600 Club


Mt. Crushmore
It towers by the entrance to Valhalla, an unmistakable landmark on the path to immortality. more >

The ball
When Barry Bonds connected on his 600th career home run, he prayed that no one got hurt fighting for it. more >

Barry's place in baseball
Is Barry Bonds the fourth greatest power hitter in baseball history, with an obvious chance to climb even higher? more >

Who's next?
Get your calculators ready. Time to do some baseball math and figure out who else has a chance at 600. more >

Record year?
Barry Bonds won't hit 73 homers in 2002, but there are some pretty impressive records he should achieve this year. more >

Pirates pitchers can't relax
While neither Kris Benson nor Josh Fogg will be the pitcher to give up Barry Bonds' 600th home run, they still can't relax. more >

Mays, Aaron to honor Bonds
Barry Bonds was asked what he would say to his godfather, Willie Mays, the next time they spoke. more >

A CLOSER LOOK:  

They gave it up
Kip Wells shouldn't feel so bad. He's in pretty exclusive club with only four members. more >

Most Bonds
homers allowed:

Greg Maddux - 8
Terry Mulholland - 8
John Smoltz- 8
Andy Ashby - 7
Denny Neagle - 7
Chan Ho Park - 7
Pete Schourek - 7
Curt Schilling - 6

600: How high?
What's the market value for a homer No. 600 ball? more >

Homer history
A look at the major events when previous members reached the 600-homer club. more >

Stats:
All-Time HR leaders
HR leaders side-by-side
2002 HR leaders
2001 Bonds tracker

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SIGHTS AND SOUNDS:  


barry bonds
First HR, '86: 56K | 300K
'91 Highlights: 56K | 300K
HR 400: 56K | 300K
HR 500: 56K | 300K
73rd HR, 2001: 56K | 300K
2001 HR swings: 56K | 300K
Photo gallery


babe ruth
Opening Day 1923: 56K | 300K
60 homers, 1927: 56K | 300K
First All-Star Game, '33: 56K | 300K
The "called shot": 56K | 300K
HR 714: 56K | 300K
Career tribute: 56K | 300K
Photo gallery


willie mays
HRs 599 & 600: 56K | 300K
'56 All-Star Game: 56K | 300K
Mays/Mantle HR Derby: 56K | 300K
On his four HR game in '61: 56K | 300K
Hit 2,999, a home run: 56K | 300K
HRs 652 and 653 as a Met: 56K | 300K
Retirement speech: 56K | 300K
Photo gallery


hank aaron
'54 Spring Training: 56K | 300K
'57 interview: 56K | 300K
'57 pennant clincher: 56K | 300K
'57 World Series, Game 6: 56K | 300K
Career homer 600
HR 714: 56K | 300K
HR 715: 56K | 300K
HR 742: 56K | 300K
Career tribute: 56K | 300K
Photo gallery

MORE FEATURES:  

Majors tip caps to Bonds' feat
Schlegel: A 600th like no other
The inside story on Bonds' swing
Parking it: Home yards not so sweet
Media Beat: Homer coverage

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