For seven straight games now, Barry Bonds has been at career home run No. 713. His hit on Monday night, a double, was only his second hit since he smacked that home run 23 at-bats ago in Philadelphia on May 7.
Major League Baseball will in some way formally celebrate Barry Bonds as the home run king should the San Francisco Giants slugger break Hank Aaron's all-time home run record.
Baseball could be facing an ugly backlash from fans and sponsors if the steroid scandal spins out of control.
The Barry Bonds home run No. 660 and 661 balls likely won't fetch huge numbers on the collectors' market.