Kenny Rogers

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Birthday
10, 1964
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Known as "The Gambler" after a song by the well-known country singer of the same name, he spent 20 years in the major leagues as a starting pitcher, compiling a record of 219-156 while being selected to four All-Star games, including three straight from 2004 to 2006.

Before Fame

He was raised on a farm in Dover, Florida. In 1989, he broke into the major leagues with the Texas Rangers, his first of three stints with the team.

Trivia

He pitched a perfect game with the Rangers on July 28, 1994 and he won a World Series Championship with the New York Yankees in 1996.

Family Life

He had a son named Trevor and a daughter named Jessica with his wife Rebecca Lewis.

Associated With

In 2006, he and catcher Ivan Rodriguez led the Detroit Tigers to an unlikely playoff run that culminated with a loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series.