Bonds to Chase Slug Record in Enemy Territory

Hostile Dodger fans less than thrilled
By Joseph Fasano,  Newser User
Posted Jul 30, 2007 5:03 AM CDT
San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds points to the jumbotron in centerfield during a pre-recorded greeting by former NHL hockey player Wayne Gretzky prior to the baseball game against the Florida Marlins...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – After missing his seven-game opportunity to break Hank Aaron's home run record in the land of his biggest fans, slugger Barry Bonds has left San Francisco for a three-game series in LA. "It's going to be chaotic," said pitcher Steve Kline, anticipating a less-than-sympathetic reception for Bonds from rival Giants' fans.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, no fan of Bonds, will also be in the stands."This is beyond rivalry," Giants' outfielder Dave Roberts insisted. "This is history." The clubs have arranged to stop play "in a professional manner" should Bonds hit home run No. 756, reports USA Today. Barry is 4 for his last 29 against Dodger pitching.