Bonds' 756th home run ball auctioned
Photo by Emmett Berg
September 15, 2007
Barry Bonds' record-breaking home run baseball was auctioned
today for $752,467, significantly more than auctioneers had predicted.
Record-tying home run No. 755 sold for $186,750.
SCP Auctions officials estimated No. 756 would go for $500,000.
No. 755 was predicted in the $200,000 range.
Bonds smashed his 756th career home run in the fifth inning of
an Aug. 7 game against the Washington Nationals at AT&T Park
in San Francisco.
The long fly ball to right-center field eclipsed Henry Aaron's
record of 755 set on April 4, 1974.
The record-tying 755th homer was hit in the second inning of
an Aug. 4 game against the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park in San
The new owners of the baseballs have not been revealed.
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