Tag Archives: Bobby Bonds

  • This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    It was on this day in 2003 that former Major Leaguer Bobby Bonds passed away.  Bonds died of complications from lung cancer and a brain tumor at the age of 57. Bonds was a great leadoff hitter, who had the rare combination of raw power and blazing speed.  In 1969, he became only the fourth […]