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Rod Carew


Hall of Popularity infielder for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels who strike an incredible .328 over his job. He was an 18-period All-Star, 7-period American Little league batting champion as well as the 1977 AL MVP. He was created on a teach and named following the doctor who shipped him. He was called AL First year of the entire year in 1967 after striking .292 in 137 video games for the Twins. He wedded his second wife Rhoda Carew in 2001. He offers two daughters, Michelle and Cheyenne, and a boy, Devon. He stole house seven instances in the 1969 time of year to business lead the majors, simply lacking Ty Cobb’s Main Little league record of eight.

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Full Name Rod Carew
Date Of Birth October 1, 1945
Place Of Birth Gatun, Panama
Height 1.83 m
Weight 83 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education George Washington Educational Campus
Nationality American, Panamanian
Spouse Rhonda Carew, Marilynn Levy
Children Michelle Carew, Devon Carew, Cheyenne Carew
Parents Eric Carew, Olga Teoma
Siblings Dickie Carew
Awards American League Most Valuable Player Award
Star Sign Libra

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1Induced into the Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.
2Played for the American League's Minnesota Twins (1967-1978) and California Angels (1979-1985).
3Hitting coach with the California/Anaheim Angels (1992-2000[start]) and Milwaukee Brewers (2000[end]-2001).
4Made major league debut on 11 April 1967.
5Won seven batting titles (leading league in batting average).
6In his 1977 MVP year with the Minnesota Twins, he led the majors in batting average (.388), runs scored (128), hits (239), singles (171), triples (16), on-base percentage (.449), and intentional walks (15). He also posted career highs in doubles (38), home runs (14), and runs batted in (100).
7He and Ty Cobb are tied for the major-league record for most steals of home plate in a season with seven.
8Minnesota Twins All-Time Batting Average Leader (.334).
9Minnesota Twins All-Time On Base Percentage Leader (.393).
10Anaheim Angels Career On-Base Percentage Leader (.393).
11Anaheim Angels Career Leader in Batting Average (.314).
12Played second base until 1976 (where he switched to first).
13Played in 18 All-Star games.
14Rookie of the Year (1967) and American League MVP (1977).
15Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.



Babe Ruth1991TV Movie baseball consultant



2016 MLB All-Star Game2016TV SpecialHimself
2014 MLB All-Star Game2014TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
Mike & Mike2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
2010 MLB All-Star Game2010TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial First Pitch Honoree
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
George Lopez2002TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1992-2000TV SeriesHimself - California Angels Hitting Coach / Himself - Milwaukee Brewers Hitting Coach
1991 MLB All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself - AL Honorary Captain
1984 MLB All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1983 MLB All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1982 American League Championship Series1982TV SeriesHimself - California Angels First Baseman
1981 MLB All-Star Game1981TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1980 MLB All-Star Game1980TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1979 American League Championship Series1979TV Mini-SeriesHimself - California Angels First Baseman
1978 MLB All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1977 MLB All-Star Game1977TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1976 MLB All-Star Game1976TV SpecialHimself - AL First Baseman
1975 MLB All-Star Game1975TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1974 MLB All-Star Game1974TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1973 MLB All-Star Game1973TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1972 MLB All-Star Game1972TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1971 MLB All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1970 American League Championship Series1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Minnesota Twins Pinch Hitter
1970 MLB All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1969 American League Championship Series1969TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Minnesota Twins Second Baseman
1969 MLB All-Star Game1969TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1968 MLB All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman
1967 MLB All-Star Game1967TV SpecialHimself - AL Second Baseman

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Prime 92011TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Player

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1Your first hit in the majors - that's tops. It means you're on your way. When you get the first hit, then you can get the rest.
2There is a special sensation in getting good wood on the ball and driving a double down the left-field line as the crowd in the ballpark rises to its feet and cheers. But, I also remember how much fun I had as a skinny barefoot kid hitting a tennis ball with a broomstick on a quiet, dusty street in Panama.
3I get a kick out of watching a team defense me. A player moves two steps in one direction and I hit it two steps the other way. It goes right by his glove and I laugh.
4Hitting is an art, but not an exact science.

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