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Bonds, Bobby Lee Sr. (Bobby)

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Born: 1946 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

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1946 - He was born in Riverside, California, on the 15th of March

         - He played high school baseball at Riverside Polytechnic High School with Dusty Baker.

1963 - Bonds married to Patricia Howard on 3rd of May and they have four children.

1964 - He signed with the Giants.

         - He was a High School All-American in track & field.

         - Named as Southern California High School Athlete of the Year.

1968 - He hit a grand slam in his first major league game, on 25th of June.

         - Bonds were named to the Topps All-Star Rookie Team.

1970 - He stole career-high 48 bases, the highest total by a Giant since Frankie Frisch.

1971 - He finished fourth in the NL in runs batted in and second in runs.

1973 - He placed third in the MVP voting after hitting career-high 39 home runs.

         - The Sporting News named bonds the NL Player of the Year.

1975 - He broke Eddie Yost's career record of 28 leadoff home runs.

1977 - He named an outfielder on TSN's American League All-Star Team.

1984-1987 - He was hitting instructor for the Indians.

1993 - He re-joined the Giants as a coach.

2003 - He died on the 23rd of August of brain and lung cancer in San Francisco at age 57.

         - He is the father of baseball superstar Barry Bonds.

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