On August 7, 2007, Barry Bonds broke Hank Aaron’s record of 756 career home runs. He was 43. Bonds had been playing under a cloud ever since it was reported that he’d used performance enhancing steroids beginning in 1998.
When he was the same age former Giant Willie Mays was retired from baseball and seen most often sitting on a golf cart in ads for Interwoven Socks. Say hey!