Like it or not, Barry Bonds became baseball's all-time leader in home runs on this date seven years ago.
With one out in the fifth inning of a 4-4 game, the San Francisco Giants slugger took Washington Nationals left-hander Mike Bacsik deep to pass Hank Aaron atop the leaderboard.
Bonds' historic blast was not enough to help the Giants win. The Nationals rallied late for an 8-6 victory.
Of course, San Francisco's 2007 season revolved around Bonds' chase. The team finished the season 71-91, so the slugger's pursuit of Aaron's record was about the only thing Giants fans had to cheer about that year.
Bonds ended his 22-year career with 762 home runs.