Hank Aaron 755
Barry Bonds 737
Babe Ruth 714
San Francisco Giants (3-7) slugger Barry Bonds hit homers number 736 and 737 in a 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates (4-6), moving within 18 of Hank Aaron‘s all-time mark of 755. It was the 70th multi-homer game of Bonds’ career, second behind only Babe Ruth, who has 72. In his first blast of the night, Zach Duke of the Pirates became the 436th different pitcher to give up a home run to the Giants left fielder. Overall, Bonds went 3-3 with 4 RBI and 2 runs in only 4 innings of action.
For the season, Bonds is hitting .276 with 3 home runs, 8 RBI and 6 walks.