Hank Aaron 755
Barry Bonds 751
Babe Ruth 714
San Francisco (35-46) slugger Barry Bonds hit home run number 751 Tuesday, a two-run shot in the first inning in a 7-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds (32-51). Bonds is now just 4 shy of tying Hank Aaron’s all-time mark of 755. In the first inning, Bonds launched an 0-2 fastball off Aaron Harang (9-2) to right-center field. The left-fielder finished the game 1 for 3 with 2 walks. At current season’s pace, Bonds is expected to tie the record on July 27.
For the season, Bonds is hitting .305 with 17 home runs, 42 RBI and a major league-leading 86 walks.