Today in Sports History: April 10

By Jonah Sharf

On April 10, 2003, Houston Astros outfielder/catcher/second baseman Craig Biggio hit the 31st leadoff homer of his career, passing Barry Bonds for the National League record. Biggio finished his career with 53 leadoff home runs, which remains the NL record to this day—the major league record is held by Rickey Henderson, who smashed 81. Biggio played with the Astros his entire career, and is considered one of their best players—he was the first player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as an Astro. Biggio is also the only player ever to be named an All-Star at both catcher and second base. 

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