Selig to Attend Bonds's 756th

Despite snub rumors, commish will be on hand when No. 25 outslugs Aaron
By Joseph Fasano,  Newser User
Posted Jul 11, 2007 4:50 AM CDT
National League's Barry Bonds, of the San Francisco Giants, fouls the ball off of American League's pitcher Dan Haren, of the Oakland Athletics, during the first inning of the All-Star baseball game in...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will be in the stands for slugger Barry Bonds's imminent coronation as all-time home run king, Sports Illustrated reports. It had been widely rumored that the commish might snub Bonds, who's now only four shy of Hank Aaron's 755 career record, in part because of the Giant's alleged steroid use.

The pair has also maintained an ongoing and public feud; Bonds, who turned down this year's Home Run Derby, was reportedly insulted that the league's head didn't extend a personal invitation. Bonds barely missed a dinger in last night's All-Star game, where his NL squad lost 4-5.