Rod Carew

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Birthday
1, 1945
Birthplace
Gatun, Panama
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Gatun, Panama

About

Hall of Fame infielder for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels who hit an amazing .328 over his career. He was an 18-time All-Star, 7-time American League batting champion and the 1977 AL MVP.

Before Fame

He was born on a train and named after the doctor who delivered him.

Trivia

He was named AL Rookie of the Year in 1967 after hitting .292 in 137 games for the Twins.

Family Life

He married his second wife Rhoda Carew in 2001. He has two daughters, Michelle and Cheyenne, and a son, Devon.

Associated With

He stole home seven times in the 1969 season to lead the majors, just missing Ty Cobb's Major League record of eight.