September 16, 2003
This Sept. 16, 2003, file photo shows San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds watching the flight of his 656th career home run off San Diego Padres pitcher Adam Eaton, in the fifth inning, in San Francisco. More than three years after Barry Bonds was first indicted, his federal trial is finally nearing its end. The record-setting baseball star is charged with three counts of lying to a grand jury in December 2003.
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After listening to tawdry accusations of drug use, theft and body parts that grew (Bonds' head) and shrank (his testicles), the 12-member panel gets to decide whether the home run king will become a convicted felon.