April 28, 2009 in Sports

Bonds makes appearance at AT&T Park

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO – Barry Bonds received a warm welcome in his first appearance at AT&T Park since finishing the 2007 season with the San Francisco Giants.

Bonds sat between team CEO William Neukom and president Larry Baer in the front row next to the Giants’ dugout for Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Baseball’s all-time home run king with 762, Bonds appeared relaxed as he smiled and waved during a standing ovation following the first inning.

The team showed a compilation of his home runs on the scoreboard as a tribute.

The Giants scored three runs in the first inning and two in the eighth to defeat the Dodgers 5-4.

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