Roberto "Bobby" Bonilla is a former professional baseball player of Puerto Rican descent who played in the MLB from 1986 to 2001.
Through his 16 years in professional baseball, Bonilla accumulated a .279 batting average, with a .358 on-base percentage and a .472 slugging percentage. He was on the Florida Marlins team that won the 1997 World Series. Bonilla led the league in extra base hits during the 1990 MLB season and doubles during the 1991 MLB season. He also participated in six MLB All-Star Games and won three Silver Slugger Awards. From 1992 to 1994, Bonilla was the highest-paid player in the league, earning more than $6 million per year.
Bonilla and his wife Millie started the Bobby and Millie Bonilla Public School Fund with $35,000. The fund benefits schools attended by Bonilla, by contributing $500 for every run he batted in for the Mets.