Henry Aaron was largely absent during Barry Bonds' assault on his all-time home run record. A new book about Hammerin' Hank, "The Last Hero," details their complex relationship.
For better or worse, Barry Bonds, whose charge toward baseball immortality has been tainted by allegations that he has used performance-enhancing drugs, is the game's new home run king.
Barry Bonds hit his 754th career home run Friday night, moving within one of tying Hank Aaron's record.
Barry Bonds hit his 655th career home run Monday in the first inning of the San Francisco Giants' game against the San Diego Padres. Bonds is now five homers shy of tying his godfather, Willie Mays, for third all-time.