Bonds connects for No. 655
SAN FRANCISCO -- Watch out, Hammerin' Hank -- Barry Bonds is just 100 homers away.
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.
J.T. Snow homered two batters before Bonds connected at Pacific Bell Park.
Bonds popped up and flied out in his next two at-bats.
In the sixth, Bonds reached a milestone for walks when he was intentionally sent to first by Brandon Villafuerte. Bonds has 2,063 walks, moving him into sole possession of second place on the career list behind Rickey Henderson with 2,190. Bonds entered tied for second with Ruth.
Of Bonds' walks, 481 have been intentional.
Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press