As a 29-year-old rookie, Laboy led the Expos with 83 RBI in the team's inaugural
season. After a second-year slump (.199), the popular Puerto Rican was relegated
to the bench.
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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 31, 1969: The Expos collect just five hits off San Diego's Joe Niekro, losing 6–2, for their 15th straight loss. Al Ferrara leads the Padres with a pair of two run homers, while Coco Laboy homers in the 7th for the Expos' only runs.