On June 25, 1968, a rookie San Francisco Giant strode to the plate. It was his third at-bat of the game and the bases were loaded. That rookie was Bobby Bonds and the grand slam he hit was only the second in history by a rookie during his major league debut!
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Who was the first player to accomplish the feat? Bill Duggleby (a pitcher!) of the Philadelphia Nationals on April 21, 1898.
Two players in history have had five 30 / 30 seasons . Bobby did it three times in the American League and twice in the National League. His son, Barry Bonds , did it five times in the National League.