Five-time All-Star first baseman who collected 215 home runs with a .297 batting average during his 16-year career.
He was drafted out of high school as a catcher before being converted to first base.
He was a recipient of the Hutch Award in 2007, an award given to the player who best exemplifies his team's fighting spirit.
He had two sons and one daughter with his wife Shara.
He recorded 144 RBIs in 2000 for the Kansas City Royals, breaking the team RBI record previously held by Hal McRae.