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Lance Berkman


Power-hitting middle fielder who spent more than 10 years using the Houston Astros and received a global Series Championship using the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011. Called the National University Player of the entire year while playing for Grain in 1977. He received the 2011 NL Return Player of the entire year award using the Cardinals. He previously four daughters along with his wife Cara Berkman. He performed alongside Craig Biggio for several years within the Houston Astros.

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Full Name Lance Berkman
Salary 10 million USD
Date Of Birth February 10, 1976
Place Of Birth Waco, TX
Height 1.85 m
Weight 99.8 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education Rice University
Nationality American
Spouse Cara Berkman
Children Hannah Leigh Berkman, Katie Mae Berkman, Abigail Primm Berkman, Carly Anne Berkman
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Acquired by the New York Yankees from the Houston Astros. [July 2010]
2Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
3Has been given the nickname, "Fat Elvis" - a reference to one of the proposed designs for the Elvis Presley postage stamp.
4Graduated from Canyon High School in New Braunfels, TX (1994)
5Made major league debut on 16 July 1999.
6Outfielder/first baseman with the Houston Astros (1999-2010[start]), New York Yankees (2010[end]), and St. Louis Cardinals (2011-present).
7Attended Rice University, where he was named the 1997 National College Player of the Year
8Three-time National League All-Star
9Holds Major League record for doubles by a switch-hitter (55 in 2001)



Sunday Night Baseball2000-2013TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Left Fielder / Himself - Texas Rangers Designated Hitter / Himself - St. Louis Cardinals Right Fielder / ...
Safe at Home2011TV SeriesHimself
2011 MLB All-Star Game2011TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder: St. Louis Cardinals
60 Minutes2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Teammate (segment "Albert Pujols")
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting First Baseman, Houston Astros
Rome Is Burning2006-2008TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself
Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition2007Video documentaryHimself
2006 MLB All-Star Game2006TV SpecialHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
2005 World Series2005TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Left Fielder / First Baseman
2004 National League Championship Series2004TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Right Fielder
2004 MLB All-Star Game2004TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting Center Fielder: Houston Astros
2002 MLB All-Star Game2002TV SpecialHimself - NL Center Fielder: Houston Astros
2001 MLB All-Star Game2001TV SpecialHimself

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60 Minutes2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Teammate (segment "Albert Pujols")
Rome Is Burning2008-2009TV SeriesHimself

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