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Bonds, Bobby Lee Sr.

Born: 1946 AD
Died: 2003 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

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.