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That Giants' season was extended beyond the usual 162-game schedule by a best-of-three tiebreaker series. Those ties are settled by playing a single game under current MLB rules.

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Bonds reached that total—an MLB record—with the assistance of performance-enhancing drugs. Testing for such substances has increased under a revised Joint Drug Agreement, and positive tests are met with much stricter penalties.

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Within the batter's box, early-2000's Barry Bonds was virtually unbeatable.

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Mathewson spent his career as a member of four-man and even three-man starting rotations to compile those innings. It's now common practice to limit individual workload with a minimum of five starters per team.

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