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Bonds connects for No. 655

Updated: September 16, 2003, 12:36 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Watch out, Hammerin' Hank -- Barry Bonds is just 100 homers away.

Barry Bonds hit his 655th career home run Monday night, connecting in the first inning of the San Francisco Giants' game against the San Diego Padres.

Hank Aaron leads the all-time list with 755, followed by Babe Ruth at 714. Bonds is now five homers shy of tying his godfather, Willie Mays, for third place at 660.

Bonds hit a solo shot off Brian Lawrence for his 42nd homer of the season. Bonds ...

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