Four-time MLB All-Star catcher who was the second of three generations of his family to play professional baseball.
He attended the prestigious West Coast school Stanford University before beginning his baseball career.
He caught a perfect game for the Anaheim Angels' Mike Witt in September, 1984.
His sons Bret and Aaron both had stellar major league careers.
He retired after catching more games than anyone in MLB history other than Hall of Fame backstop Carlton Fisk.