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Bonds improving with age

The pace Barry Bonds is keeping makes it almost certain he'll eclipse Hank Aaron's home run record.

Originally Published: April 13, 2004
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Editor's note: This story originally aired on SportsCenter.

They are baseball's version of the Holy Trinity -- Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth and Willie Mays -- and their order hadn't changed in 30 years. Now it has. Barry Bonds has made No. 3 all his own, passing Mays, his godfather, with his 661st home run. Next up, The 700 Club.

It has been a remarkable journey for Bonds, who began his career in 1986 as a speedy, slender, 185-pound leadoff man for the Pirates. Now he's on his way ...

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