Three-time All-Star catcher who recorded 2,195 hits during his 15-year career.
He set an all-time high school record by collecting a base hit in 43 consecutive games.
He was one of the toughest players in the majors to strike out during his career.
His father, Fred Kendall, was also a catcher in the major leagues. He has two kids, Kyuper and Karoline, with his ex-wife Chantel Dreesen.
He and Mike Piazza were two of the top hitting catchers of the late 1990s and early 2000s.