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Barry Bonds homers in his first World Series at-bat Oct. 19, 2002. (Ben Margot/AP)
Sept. 17, 2004: Hits his 700th career homer, off San Diego's Jake Peavy.

Sept. 11, 2004: With three walks vs. Arizona, breaks his own record for walks in a season and becomes the first player to earn 200 free passes in one campaign.

Aug. 29, 2004: Records his 68th career multihomer game, passing Mark McGwire for second all-time.

Aug. 17, 2004: Records his 67th career multihomer game, tying Mark McGwire for second all-time.

Aug. 13, 2004: Singles in his 1,813th run, passing Frank Robinson for 14th on the all-time RBI list.

July 10, 2004: Breaks his own record for intentional walks in a season with the first of three in the game.

July 8, 2004: Passes Eddie Murray (5,397) for eighth place on the all-time total bases list.

July 4, 2004: Receives two walks from the A's to tie and break Rickey Henderson's all-time walks walks record.

June 13, 2004: Hits his 500th homer as a Giant.

June 12, 2004: Homers off the 400th different pitcher of his career, Baltimore's Rodrigo Lopez.

May 28, 2004: Hits his 10th career walk-off homer, a two-run shot off Colorado's Tim Harikkala.

April 29, 2004: Hits his 668th career homer, giving him and his late father Bobby a combined 1,000 homers.

April 17, 2004: Scores his 2,063rd run, putting him alone in seventh place all-time, with a solo homer off Los Angeles' Darren Dreifort.

April 13, 2004: Hits his 661st career homer, off Milwaukee's Ben Ford, to assume sole possession of third place on the all-time list.

April 12, 2004: Hits his 660th career homer, off Milwaukee's Matt Kinney, to tie godfather Willie Mays for third on the all-time list.

Nov. 18, 2003: Named NL MVP for the third year in a row and sixth time overall.

Sept. 20, 2003: Reaches base for the 58th consecutive game, tying the NL record he already shared with Duke Snider.

Sept. 15, 2003: Passes Babe Ruth's mark of 2,062 walks, good for second all-time.

Aug. 12, 2003: Records his 64th career multihomer game to claim sole possession of third place on the all-time list.

July 24, 2003: Hits his 470th homer as a Giant to pass Willie McCovey for first on the San Francisco all-time list.

July 4, 2003: Draws his 2,000th career walk.

June 23, 2003: Steals his 500th career base, becoming the first member of the 500-500 club.

November 2002: Wins his record-extending fifth MVP Award.

Oct. 26, 2002: Hits his eighth home run of the postseason in Game 6 of the World Series, setting a Major League record.

Oct. 19, 2002: Homers in his first World Series at-bat, the 26th player to do so in Major League history.

Sept. 29, 2002: Finishes regular season with .370 average to win his first National League batting title. Also sets single-season records with 198 walks and a .582 on-base percentage.

Aug. 9, 2002: Hits his 600th career homer, off Pittsburgh's Kip Wells.

Nov. 19, 2001: Wins his record-setting fourth MVP Award.

Oct. 5, 2001: Breaks McGwire's single-season home run record with his 71st and 72nd home runs. He adds his record-setting 73rd homer two days later.

Oct. 3, 2001: Breaks the single-season walks record when the Astros issue him three free passes. He winds up with 177.

April 17, 2001: Hits his 500th career homer, off Los Angeles' Terry Adams.

Sept. 11, 1999: Records his 2,000th career hit.

Aug. 23, 1998: Hits his 400th career homer, off Florida's Kirt Ojala, and becomes the first member of the 400-400 club.

April 23, 1997: Records his 1,000th career RBI.

Sept. 27, 1996: Steals his 40th base of the season, joining Jose Canseco as the only members of the 40-40 club.

April 27, 1996: Hits his 300th career homer, off Florida's John Burkett, and joins Bobby Bonds, Willie Mays and Andre Dawson as the only members of the 300-300 club.

June 8, 1993: Hits his 200th career homer, off Philadelphia's Jose DeLeon.

April 18, 1993: Records his 1,000th career hit with a double off Atlanta's Mike Stanton.

April 12, 1993: Homers in his first at-bat as a Giant at Candlestick Park.

Dec. 8, 1992: Signs a six-year contract with the Giants.

Nov. 19, 1990: Wins the first of his six National League MVP Awards.

July 12, 1990: Hits his 100th career homer, off San Diego's Andy Benes.

June 4, 1986: Hits his first career homer, off Atlanta's Craig McMurtry.

May 31, 1986: Records his first Major League hit.

May 30, 1986: Makes his Major League debut.

June 1985: Chosen in the first round (sixth overall) of the draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

June 1982: Selected in the second round of the draft by the Giants, but he elects to attend Arizona State University instead.

July 24, 1964: Barry Lamar Bonds is born in Riverside, Calif.

Chris Shuttlesworth is an editorial producer for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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