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Jeff Bagwell


4-period MLB All-Star 1st baseman who spent his whole 15-year career using the Houston Astros. He was called NL First year of the entire year in 1991 and NL MVP in 1994. He strike .297 with 449 house runs during the period of his job and he was elected in to the Football Hall of Popularity in 2017. At Xavier SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, he played football, golf ball, and soccer. He was a 4th circular pick from the Boston Crimson Sox in the 1989 MLB Draft. He was obtained from the Astros inside a 1990 trade using the Crimson Sox that’s widely considered probably one of the most lopsided offers of all-time. In the offer, the Crimson Sox received alleviation pitcher Larry Andersen, who just pitch 22 innings for the group. He wedded his second wife, Ericka Rodriguez, in 1997. In 1994, he became the 1st National Leaguer to complete in the very best two in batting typical, home operates, RBIs, and operates scored because the famous Willie Mays in 1955.

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Full Name Jeff Bagwell
Date Of Birth May 27, 1968
Place Of Birth Boston, MA
Height 1.83 m
Profession Baseball Player
Education University of Hartford, Xavier High School
Nationality American
Spouse Rachel Bagwell, Shaune Bagwell
Children Blake Bagwell, Bryce Bagwell
Parents Robert Bagwell, Janice Bagwell
Awards National League Most Valuable Player Award, Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award, Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award
Star Sign Gemini

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1First baseman with the Houston Astros, 1991-2005.
2Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.
3Carl Yastrzemski gave videotaped congratulations to him during his uniform number retirement ceremony in Houston. On the video, Yastrzemski revealed that he had seen his potential and had pleaded with the Boston Red Sox not to trade Bagwell. The Red Sox chose still to trade him, and the rest is history.
4Childhood idol was Carl Yastrzemski.
5Daughters are Bryce and Blake.
6Houston Astros retired his number (5) on August 25, 2007.
7Xavier High School retired his number (9) on January 29, 1999.
8Attended Xavier High School in Middletown, Connecticut.
9Despite having more than 400 career home runs, he has repeatedly stated in the past that he doesn't consider himself a homerun hitter.
10Is considered one of the most highly-respected players in the game. When Bagwell hit career home run number 400 in Cincinnati, the crowd gave him a standing ovation.
11Is one of the very few visiting players (i.e., non-Pittsburgh Pirates) who hit two upper-deck home runs at Three Rivers Stadium. One of them came in his rookie season.
12Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1991 Rookie All-Star Team.
13Made major league debut on 8 April 1991.
14First baseman for the Houston Astros since 1991.
151991 National League Rookie of the Year.
161994 National League Gold Glove Award Winner.
17First baseman for the Houston Astros.
18Four-time National League All-Star.
191994 National League Most Valuable Player.



2005 World Series2005TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Pinch Hitter
2004 National League Championship Series2004TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros First Baseman
Sunday Night Baseball1991-2004TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros First Baseman
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
1999 MLB All-Star Game1999TV SpecialHimself
1997 MLB All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting First Baseman: Houston Astros
1996 MLB All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself
1994 MLB All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHimself - NL First Baseman

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Prime 92010TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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1(On Roger Clemens joining the Astros) I grew up rooting for the Red Sox and the Rocket, to see him on my team now is pretty cool.

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