2005 - Bonds misses the entire 2005 MLB season recovering from knee surgery.
March 7, 2006 - The book, "Game of Shadows," alleges extensive steroid use by Barry Bonds beginning in 1998. Bonds denies the accusations.
March 24, 2006 - Bonds sues the authors of "Game of Shadows" to try to block them from making any money on the book, which his attorneys say is based on illegally obtained grand jury transcripts.
May 20, 2006 - Bonds hits his 714th home run, tying Babe Ruth for second place on the all time home run list.
May 28, 2006 - Bonds hits his 715th home run, passing Babe Ruth.
June 2, 2006 - Bonds requests and is granted dismissal of his lawsuit against the authors of the book, "Game of Shadows," as the authors have been subpoenaed to testify before by a federal grand jury regarding the 2003 BALCO court case documents they obtained.
September 23, 2006 - Bonds hits his 734th home run, beating Hank Aaron's National League home run record.
August 4, 2007 - Bonds hits his 755th home run, tying with Hank Aaron as the all time home run leader.
August 7, 2007 - Bonds hits his 756th home run, surpassing Hank Aaron as the all time home run leader.
September 21, 2007 - The San Francisco Giants announce they will not re-sign Bonds for the 2008 season.
November 15, 2007 - A federal jury indicts Bonds on perjury and obstruction of justice charges. The indictment is in connection to an investigation of the use of steroids in major league baseball.
December 7, 2007 - Bonds pleads not guilty to the charges of perjury and obstruction of justice and is released on $500,000 bond.
May 12, 2008 - Federal prosecutors file a superseding indictment against Bonds, charging him with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction when he denied knowingly using performance-enhancing drugs.
June 6, 2008 - Bonds is arraigned and pleads not guilty to all charges.
July 1, 2008 - Bonds 756th home run ball is received by the Hall of Fame with the addition of a carved asterisk from ball owner, Marc Ecko. Bonds is reported as saying he will not allow himself to be inducted if the asterisk ball is allowed to be put on display.
November 25, 2008 - A judge dismisses three of the perjury counts against Bonds.
January 21, 2011 - A federal judge announces that former teammates and retired baseball players will have to testify in Bond's upcoming perjury trial.
February 10, 2011 - Barry Bonds has the number of felony charges brought against him by federal prosecutors reduced from 11 to five.
March 21, 2011 - Bonds trial on perjury charges begins.
March 22, 2011 - Gary Anderson, Bonds' personal trainer, is found in civil contempt and taken into custody when he refuses to testify against Bonds.
April 13, 2011 - Bonds is convicted of one count of obstruction of justice. A mistrial is declared on three counts of perjury after jurors report they can't reach an agreement.
June 15, 2011 - Attorneys for Bonds file appeal motions to overturn his conviction, in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, California.
June 23, 2011 - U.S. District Court judge Susan Illston grants the prosecution's request to delay sentencing while they decide if they will retry Bonds on perjury charges.
August 26, 2011 - A judge rejects Bonds' bid to dismiss his conviction for obstruction of justice.
August 31, 2011 - Prosecutors decline to retry Bonds on perjury charges.