Mike Hargrove

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Birthday
26, 1949
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Texas

About

MLB coach who managed the Cleveland Indians from 1991 to 1999 before taking over in Baltimore and then Seattle.

Before Fame

He was the 527th overall selection in the 1972 MLB draft and was named the 1974 Rookie of the Year.

Trivia

As a player, he was known for his elaborate pre-batting ritual: adjusting gloves, flexing his shoulders, knocking the dirt off of his cleats, re-adjusting his gloves, etc.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Perryton, Texas.

Associated With

He played on the Texas Rangers under coach Billy Martin.